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PROTECT when the volume is turned up to near max, the system shuts down and says "protect", and i have to turn the whole system off before i can restart the system. It only happens with the volume turned up. Are the speakers or woofer too close, or is this a bigger problem???

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    attempt to play a dvd--will not play--protect displays in the window

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Well for the issue of the audio it usually protects when you are approaching the maximum that the internal workings of the system can handle. This also happens when it is overheating. Try to limit your maximum usage of the system to 5-10points below may.

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