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Display problems I have two exercise dvd's that I purchased (not home recorded). DVD's work fine in computer DVD drive but in Zenith DVD player using tv I get 2 or 3 large black bands blocking display horizontally. The player freezes and won't move forward back or skip. What gives?

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  • cwhorizons Feb 12, 2008

    Seems not to be the problem. I've fiddled w/ the sound which seems to affect it as well as skip forward etc. When I try different speeds forward it seems to improve somewhat but eventually goes back to same old problem. This DVD has a menu choice of three sections. Only the 3rd section seems to play ok.

  • cwhorizons Feb 13, 2008

    So, how do I overcome this? Thanks!

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Macrovision
An analog video copy protection scheme that alters the unseen part of a video signal such that a VCR or other macrovision enabled device may not record the video signal properly. There are several types:
- Automatic Gain Control
- 2-line color stripe
- 4-line color stripe

Symptoms of this include picture fading in and out or color banding of the signal.

Posted on Feb 11, 2008

  • Cary Farah
    Cary Farah Feb 13, 2008

    macrovision will do just what your describing.

  • Cary Farah
    Cary Farah Feb 13, 2008

    you cant it's built in to the movie.

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