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DVD player stopped working

Put a DVD in the DVD player, starts loading...but never finishes loading or playing the disc.

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  • gino123 Apr 19, 2008

    Same problem, but will play some DVDs but not others. Will play DVDs I bought last year, but not ones I purchased yesterday (Apr2008). Is there a driver upgrade or something for this problem.

  • kokidko Jun 25, 2008

    DVD starts playing, but stops in the middle.   

  • jada135 Jun 26, 2008

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    When I insert my dvd movie into my mintek portal dvd player it look like it loading and then it stop. A message is displayed that reads " error no disic is found.

  • vbanks Aug 26, 2008



    Mintek DVD player model-1600 will not play DVD's, gives readout message saying there is no disc in the player.



    It will play music CD's with a bit of a skip though!

  • Anonymous Dec 09, 2008

    my dvd goes in and then load and then it says open and it spits it out.

  • MBoteler0307 Dec 27, 2008

    It will play some DVDs but not most. The DVDs are fine, some brand new. How do I go about cleaning the lens?

  • lisasorensen Jan 01, 2009

    Try to load a DVD, it attempts to read the DVD and then just stops. It will read some DVDs and then half-way through the movie, it freezes and stops playing. Ejecting and reloading doesn't solve the problem.

  • maggie357 Jan 15, 2009

    will not load any dvd not even lens cleaner. now what?

  • tulipfrills Jan 20, 2009

    dvd continues to load but never starts

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Clear its lense.if it is in warranty replace by the company

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