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Changed the play mode on Toshiba dvd player SD 3960 after it wouldn't play a disk and now I can't change it back.

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  • mimit63 Sep 16, 2010

    Changed it to something like YUZ...can't remember. Have tried to turn it off and and reset it. There is no reset button like many things. Oddly enough, it will play a regular dvd but no picture. This started when I had bought a dvd on the net that was homebaked and then the normal dvds would'nt play but the homebaked one I started playing around with all the settings. NOw this one won't let me me change it back. Won't even bring up the screen to change it back- I know the remote works as it powers off and on.

  • mimit63 Sep 16, 2010

    turned it off, meaning- unplugged for a time.

  • mimit63 Sep 17, 2010

    still doesn't work- won't allow me to get to the set up menu.



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Do you know what you changed it to? Have you tried unplugging the DVD player from the power source, letting it sit for 2 minutes, then replugging it? Does it play after that?


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  • Tim Grayson
    Tim Grayson Sep 16, 2010

    Ok, but you do realize there is a big difference between turning it off and unplugging it, from a settings standpoint, correct? Just want to make sure you tried both. Does your TV support HD? It possibly in a some widescreen / high res / progressive scan format that will not display on your TV. If that's the case you can attach it to another TV (possibly a friends, maybe at bestbuy, to "test" a TV with) and have it display there, then you can see what you are changing.


  • Tim Grayson
    Tim Grayson Sep 17, 2010

    Still doesn't work meaning you tried attaching it to a HD tv?

    Hmm that is a very strange issue.... it sounds like it may be stuck in that mode. It may be related to the "homebaked" things you tried to run on it.. may have corrupted the actual software inside teh dvd player...



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