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I can't get DVD to play on Tv

I bought the TV used, the DVD player did not work, i tried to put another DVD player on, but cannot figure out why DVD won't work. i used the remote to change to AV (alternate video) but the DVD still doesn't show up. I have changed the jacks every which way I can change them and still no DVD watching. Can anyone tell me what i am doing wrong? I wish I had the book to this TV, that might help.

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  • Anonymous Jun 08, 2008

    same exact problem

  • Anonymous Jun 08, 2008

    same exact problem

  • riddlegirl Jul 14, 2008

    I have the same problem but this is a dvd combo and it won't work. It played 2 dvds at first and now it just says loading.

  • Akrondionne Aug 09, 2008

    I have the same problem I brought used and played dvd for about 5 days now it says loading for about 2 min then it says not disc even when there is a disc in the player any solution please?

  • Jilleane Aug 14, 2008

    I bought this TV new and after about two months had the same problem. We still cannot play DVD's on this set. Really a waste of money.

  • Anonymous Sep 07, 2008

    Bought the same tv/dvd combo and have the same problem. It worked for a few days but now the dvd screen doesn't even come up. Even the menu is missing the dvd option. Is there someone out there that knows how to fix this problem.

  • shawneyh Oct 03, 2008

    Same problem, it won't acknowledge a dvd player I just get floating spongebobs across the screen. Doesn't matter what channel what AV nothing responds. I bought it for homeschooling. big mistake!! shawney

  • jeannettejoy Jan 05, 2009

    same problem and tried what you said here
    (make sure you have the rca jack from the dvd player to the tv yellow isVIDEO while red and white is audio(doesnt matter on a small tv set likethat for audio) if only one audio jack then just use the white one)

    Didn't make any difference ..does not read the DVD (if hooked up it will show DVD screen)
    so what is next??

    maybe there our hidden settings within the TV its self ???
    I have the same TV in pink and it works great with games and DVD players .. seems spongebob TVs are set to only run the DVD that comes with it??

    any other ideas??


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Make sure you have the rca jack from the dvd player to the tv yellow is VIDEO while red and white is audio(doesnt matter on a small tv set like that for audio) if only one audio jack then just use the white one

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