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Bad disc Hi! I have a DVD 300 bought about 2.5 years ago and watched about 10 movies, (don't used it much) either rented in the USA or bought in Belgium. I live in the US but am from Belgium. Now after "loading" for the longest time it says "bad disc" even with brand new one or even with a cleaning disc!! Thank you so much for your help. carissas@gate.net

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  • gebrew Jun 27, 2008

    It suddenly says Bad Disc on any disk. I played them ok on another player

  • carissas Jul 21, 2008

    Thanks for the advice. Followed your instructions but it didn't work.
    Thanks anyhow.


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Try cleaning the lens yourself. Before taking drastic measures as replacing stuff, try cleaning the lens on the DVD/CD Drive. You will need to open the unit and also open the DVD/CD case. Make sure you do this while the unit is unplugged from a power source. Locate the lens that reads a dvd/cd. Now get a cotton swab and moisten it with isopropyl alcohol (rubbing alcohol) and gently rub the lens clean...use the other dry end of the cotton swab to rub it as well. Try not to use too much alcohol on the swab and not too much force when rubbing. Let it dry for a minute or 2 and screw the unit back into 1 piece. Moisture, cigarette smoke, insence smoke, and dust can cause a barrier between the DVD/CD and the reading lens and by doing this you will either fix the unit or know that it is a problem that will need replacing. Good luck!e lens yourself manually

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