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Parental screen coming up on a DVD. Not able to watch DVD.

I just rented the dvd "Across the Universe". IT's new. When i put the dvd with the film on it in the dvd player, I get a parental control screen that I can't get past. I can't watch the film. The feature dvd that came with it, works fine! Everything I have works fine. What's the deal? I have a GoVideo and have never had any problems with it.

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  • Estela Feb 16, 2008

    I purchased the same video---Across the Universe and have the same problem with the parental control. This movie is rated PG-13. I don't have this problem when playing a movie that is rated R.

  • heshie Feb 16, 2008

    Exact same issue on the GoVideo DV2150 with Across the Universe rented from Netflix. Tried disabling the parental code or changing it, to no avail. We'd never set it in the first place. We've used this DVD player for many, many DVDs of various ratings and this is the first time we've encountered this problem.  Across the Universe plays fine in other DVD players in the house.

  • Anonymous Feb 17, 2008

    We even found the universal remote code in our manual and it still doesn't work--we're going to try the autoplay feature mentioned!

  • flyeaglesfly Feb 23, 2008

    Same problem. Go Video combination DVD VHS player. DVD rented from Blockbuster online

  • pocketvenus Mar 11, 2008

    I have the same problem.  I have tried all the solutions, and nothing is working.  I put it on progressive play.  Didn't really know what it meant, and now I'm stuck on blue screen.  The menu won't come up!!  Help!  Stupid, piece of ****!!!  Sorry, my bad.  What do I do now???

  • moviefan Mar 29, 2008

    I used the default code 3308 to change the password. Once I put the password in, there was just a blue screen. I pressed stop and then play again and it seems to be working. Good luck!

  • Anonymous Apr 18, 2008

    OMG same problem 4 me, must be because of the Go Video vhs/dvd combo player....I didn't know anybody else also had one of these....I have watched alot of dvd movies on it but Across the Universe is the first one I have come across in the universe that has a parental block.....I also used the 3308 default code to unlock the parental block then hit stop and then play and after 2 days of phone calls to Blockbuster and almost throwing my player through the wall I am finally watching the damn movie....IT Better be good....

  • Anonymous May 28, 2008


    STUPID MOVIE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr. But fixed it. = ]


  • anniebananie Jun 16, 2008

    I have the same problem with Across the Universe DVD from Blockbuster. And its rated PG13!!!! I used the 3308 code, but it still wont play. Guess i'll watch it on my laptop. :(

  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2009

    DUMB! I have the same problem with that movie! lets go sue them suckers!

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Use password 3308 to change the parental control to 7, and the movie will run

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You have the rating set on your DVD player to lower than the rating of the movie you are trying to watch.

Somewhere in your setup menu of your DVD player (press the "setup" button on the remote with disc stopped or no disc) you will find a place to set the parental lock. Either turn it off, if that is an option, or set it to the rating of the movie (or higher) to enable viewing.

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We have the same f..king problem with the same movie ---
and hhhhaaaaaa its doesnt work.... fuck - my wife girlfriendeverything----- fuck - we cannot watch this movieeeeee aaaaa - i wanna cry ........
uuuu now its working ----- she did something with the code 3308 , after she pressed stop , and after playy - and its working------ thanks a lot ppl

Posted on Mar 04, 2008

Thank you guys so much.  i'm having the same problem with across the universe.  I just don't get what's up with this DVD/DVD player combo... anyone know?

Posted on Mar 29, 2008

Try this: Go into the setup menu, and choose autoplay- on. For us, this bypassed the parental control menu feature at the start up. Smehow, it was then playing with Spanish subtitles! :) lol but we just hit subtitle on the remote and they went away.

(I had the same problem with ATU today. Since we couldn't find the password that came with the unit, and 0000 didn't work, we were stuck.)

Goodluck!

Posted on Feb 17, 2008

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