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Toshiba dvr 160 gig can't play dvd's

I have the Rd-xs35su 160 gig dvr.  It will not play any dvds.  After the DVD isa loaded it will load the menu setting.  I can navigate around the menu and but I can not select any of the highlighted items.  When it says play movie niether the play button or the enter button will paly the movie it just sticks on the menu setting.
Everything else appears to work I can record to the hard drive, view recorded shows.  the play and enter buttons work on the HDD side.
i am at a loss. Any help would be appreciated.

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  • JamesTF Mar 22, 2008

    I have the same problem. Although I've noticed that the time bar and the onscreen play\pause\stop symbols doe not show up anymore.

  • Anonymous Mar 27, 2014

    on the disply the VCR icon and the DB and DVD icon blink several times but it won't record a do not enter sign show on the TV monitor. I've formatted the disk, followed the setup for recording and chosen the comoarable time of 240 minutes but still won't record



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