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Unknown disc error

I havn't used my dvd for a while and i have loaded many different types of disc all new but the screen still says unknown disc and disc error

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Re: unknown disc error

Have a electronics repair guy replace the power supply elco's.
Those are such bad quality that many errors result from them.

If you cant find anybody then contact me.


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Re: unknown disc error

Get a good dvd cleaner I notice that alot of people have this problem. The optics get dirty and it won't read the dvd anymore,
some reason not play no 2 zone dvds.

Posted on Jan 24, 2008

Re: unknown disc error

If dvd cleaner does not work go to menu and do a system restore it worked for me

Posted on Jan 31, 2008

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