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Samsung dvd recorder won't read new blank dvd - keeps saying "the disk cannot be played please check disk". the disks are brand new and i've checked and they are the correct type ( DVD-RW ) of disk.

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    i can play dvd's on it fine with no problems - wouldn't the lens effect this also?

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