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Stuck in Progressive Scan Mode...please help!

I have a Toshiba DVD/VHS player combo and I hit a button today thatmessed everything up. I can watch tv and VHS tapes, but when I try towatch a DVD it turns into a blue screen that says "Progressive ScanMode". I can hear the DVD playing..just no picture. Can you tell mewhat I need to do in order to have the DVD come up on my tv screen?....lost the manual obviously. :(

Model is SE-R0135

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  • Cindy B Feb 05, 2008

    Thanks drpellypo, but there is no switch on the DVD player..this sucks. Any more suggestions? Any idea where I can get an owner's manual for this model?

  • Cindy B Feb 05, 2008

    Ok got it. Found the number for Toshiba FINALLY! Anyways so anyone else with this problem, heres what to do:

    Take anything out of player, hold in stop button on DVD player for 5 seconds.........that is all! :)

  • kinkers Jul 18, 2008

    play dvd can here music playing but have blue screen

  • Anonymous Mar 02, 2009

    THANK YOU SOOO MUCH! My TV was also showing the blue screen with the same message "Progressive Scan Mode." I searched on the net for solutions and found your advice. Held the 'stop' button the the DVD palayer x 5 secs and it's all fixed!

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There should be a switch on the DVD player that is makred 'progressive/interlaced.' You need to flick this switch til it says interlaced, as obviously your TV cannot view progressive signals. It may be on the back of the player, or under a flap on the front.

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