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Works fine, then no picture.

We were watching a new DVD on our Toshiba 3950 thru to the end. We ejected it and put in a dfferent DVD. Now we have no picture and only sound - no matter what DVD is inserted. Cables all check fine.

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  • NewNickname Jan 07, 2008

    Actually - the fix turned out to be simple. My wife accidently pushed the "progressive" button on the remote in between the DVD's getting swapped, which must have put this into that mode, where no picture, but sound was getting thru. We fiddled with the remote and pressed the button again - now all is fine. Thanks for getting back to me though!

  • Anonymous Feb 05, 2008

    I had the same problem. My 2 yo son must've pushed the progressive button and no video. Pushing the progressive button again solved the problem. Thanks FixYa! (and Google)

  • Anonymous Nov 15, 2008

    Had the same problem. Same fix. Progressive button was pressed by my son as well. I LOVE the internet...

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Clean the lens of your dvd.if that does not work your lens must have gone bad have a tech look at your set for possible repairs.good luck

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