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HI - the VCR player works OK, but the DVD side says 'disk is corrupt; or disk is unreadable. What's up?

note: the dvds are all store bought

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  • rogermg Aug 27, 2008

    I was finalizing a DVD +RW. The remaining time went to zero and I expected a comment from the unit that it was finished. BUT, it froze at zero and unit would not respond to the remote or front panel buttons. I held the power button in and the unit finally shut down. When I powered up again, the unit responded with "unrecognizable disc". And that was the end of the DVD player. It gives the same response to any disc or pre-recorded disc or even a blank disc. Is it worth trying to repair this unit?

  • mariatallch Aug 29, 2008

    I've had the same problem with several DVDs. Some were Netflix, some where store bought, some where friends. But it was intermittent. This last time, I was watching a Netflix CD which was working well. I stopped it and when I came back to it, I couldn't start it again. So I ejected and inserted again only to have "loading" go on too long and then a message that the disk was defective. So where are the suggestions?

  • rockyf500 Sep 01, 2008

    I've experienced the same problem as "rogermg". Tried initializing 2-dvd+r's and 2-dvd+rw's with the same "corrupt" result. Unplugged the unit for 15 seconds in hopes that it was a microprocessor reset problem, with the same results. Also did not recognize a pre-recorded media. Also tried using a "dvd/cd cleaner disc" but to no avail.

  • compugirl102 Sep 05, 2008

    My power went off while I was initializing a disc. Now it doesn't matter what dvd I put into this machine, it doesn't recognize any of the disks. I paid $300 for this device and now it's pretty much worthless.

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Hi - I can record a dvd from the tv and can play it back but when I try to play a store purchased dvd it ejects the dvd and on the tv screen it says unknown disk, please, check disk again.

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