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Turns on but won't play DVD

My son's dvd player will spin the dvd and I hear it trying to work but the movie won't play. The screen is lit and the words loading is on but nothing else happends. Is there anything I can do? I thinking of cleaning the inside and using a air can to it a little.

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Barbara

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  • Anonymous Sep 12, 2008

    dvd player want go past root menu

  • anh_t_le Sep 14, 2008

    Exactly the same problem. I wonder if my son drop the player and so the laser reader head if off track

  • kduncan58 Sep 30, 2008

    I have the exact same problem. Some times I can get it to play a bit but then it locks up on a screen - almost like a skip. Very frustrating since it is less than a year old.

  • BHLovell Dec 14, 2008

    I heard my 2-year-old daughter yelling at her DVD player today (she usually changes the movies herself with no issues) and when I went to investigate I found the same issue... The player won't recognize any DVD I put in.

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I have one of these players from philips,and it is just out of waranty,and it was only used about six times and now it won't read the dvd's anymore.PURE JUNK DON'T BUY.

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