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Finalizing dvd This morning my daughter attempted to finalize a dvd my husband had recorded last night. She called me and said it was doing about 1% every 15 minutes or so. She tried to stop the process..no luck..tried shutting off the dvd player and tv..no luck. That was 10:30 this morning - it's now 4:30 in the afternoon, the dvd finalization is still at 78%, and I still don't have the use of my tv. We can't get anything other than the screen showing that it should take about 15 minutes, and that it's at 78%. This happened to me once before, but after an hour or so I was able to shut everything down and get the dvd drive to open so I could take the dvd out and stop the process. The dvd was ruined, but at least we could use our tv. This time, I can't do anything. Help!

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Unplug the device from the outlet and wait 15 seconds before plugging back in. This will reset the device and stop the process, but it will not complete the process so you will have another incomplete dvd. Once you plug the device back in, you should be able to open and remove the disc and all functions should be back to normal. Let me know if you need further assistance.

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