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Is it dying?

Lately, I record with timer - can't pull up screen to create top menu or to see what's recorded.. get message that it's playback only but I haven't had a chance to fix it for playing on other machines. I think it sucks. Discs also, blank or just formatted, or suddenly "playback only" although blank. Have had a Samsung where similar problems happened.

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If the player is in VCR mode you will get this problem when loading discs, make sure the light on the front shows dvd. It also happens when trying to record form VHS to DVD in the dubbing menu if you are in DVD mode.

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