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Flashes "hello" in display and will not operate at all

Is this thing garbage?

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  • livewire9 Feb 11, 2008

    It's only 2 years old, I got it on QVC and they no longer handle any of Protron's line... I now know why... I called Protron too... Very rude CSR's,,, no help at all. I'm not gonna give up with QVC just yet though... This wheel needs some greasing!!

  • jerryjazz Feb 18, 2008

    I have 80 dvds that need to be finalized but the unit does not work anymore

  • Anonymous Sep 04, 2008

    flashes "hello", can"t turn off power, will not eject disc, and disc drives runs continously as long as power is plugged in.

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Yes I agree with your analogy , its junk , so are the operating instructions

Posted on Feb 10, 2008

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