LG RH289H DVD Recorder Unknown Disc. Please check disc again.
My LG RH289H DVD Recorder displays a message Unknown Disc. Please check disc again. everytime I put in a DVD. It plays CD's fine, but as soon as I put a DVD in the message comes up and ejects the disc. It is still under warranty but I can't find the receipt. Any solutions please.
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Problem may be reset needed, or lens need cleaning, or dvd recoreder worn out. Reset is pull the plug from the wall for 5 minutes. Turn it back on after reset to load firmware again, may work after that.. TDK makes lens cleaner. LG uses fan so, dirt can get into dvd recorder lens. If the tray moves out wiggly, laser assembly may move wiggly too. Replace dvd recorder which is a dvd+-rw regular ide unit from computers.
When you have had a dvd_rw in your computer; your LG won't except them anymore.In the next steps I'll show you how to solve that problem
first take a new (unused dvd_rw)
Initalize the new dvd_rw in your LG.
write " LG master dvd_rw" on it and put it in a safe place.
when you've a dvd'_rw used in your computer but you want to burn something from your LG on it take next steps
take the master LG and put it in your computer
start Nero or an other burning program
choose disc copy and copy the master to the used dvd_rw.
when done , take the copy and put it in the LG.
this time the LG will exept the copy.
Put the master LG again away
I also have this annoying problem - but I bought mine new on ebay and have zero after-sales support. I have tried all the hacks I cna find over the last 12 months and when I am finished, the messages all say 'congratulations, you're now region free'. But even the local DVDs don't work. Disc ejects itself with irritating message 'unknown disc'. Does anyone have this problem who has a SALES RECEIPT from an authorised LG dealer? If so, can you jump up and down with LG until they offer a solution? Thanks!