Question about Sylvania DVC850C DVD Player/VCR

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New dvd movie will not play

A new copy of "rush hour 3" will only show loading and wont play. all my other dvds will play, no problem. ran a cleaner disc several times, no change. i have returned two previous copies and #3 is the same way.
any ideas?

I have the same problem with Rush Hour 3. Have tried 3 different copies from two different sources. Do not have problems with any other DVDs, either older or new releases. DVD Player is Sylvania and is about 4 years old.

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  • dlhueny Jan 22, 2008

    Have the same problem but mine is with a new Hairspray dvd--



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When I rented DVD's from Blockbuster to play on my DVC850C this week they did not play. I put them on my computer and both DVD's played; however, they had a page pop up on the computer that said:
This DVD is enhanced with interactive features designed exclusively for use on a computer.
PLAY DVD with enhanced feathers (This creates download)
PLAY DVD without enhanced feathers (Just watch move on PC)
I notified Blockbuster who said they had never heard of anyones DVD player not working with their movies or only working on the PC and not the Sylvania DVD player.
Maybe the DVD manufacturers are trying to enhance profits and by adding the enhanced features for the computer it causes the Sylvania DVC840C not to accept the DVD. The old DVD's without the enhanced features work fine on my DVC850C.

Posted on Jan 30, 2008


I rented Rush Hour 3 from blockbuster along with Woodcock and both did not play on my Sylvania DVD player. I did take them and put them on my computer and their was a page that came up INTERACTUAL
This DVD is enhanced with interactive features designed exclusively for use on a computer.
PLAY DVD with enhanced features (that prompted a download)
or PLAY DVD without enhanced features and you can play the DVD movie on your small home computer screen.
I believe that the DVD producers have added the ENHANCED FEATURES to be used on a computer and in so doing they do not work at least not on the Sylvania DVD players.

Posted on Jan 30, 2008


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