My DVD Player has recently stopped playing some DVD's. While it continues to play others from my private collection of movies that usually comes in box sets. And the 50 Movie packs, they play quite well. It is the Netflicks that I am having trouble with. I have used a disc cleaner to clean, before and after. And washed the discs with mild detergent soap, and gently wiped dry. Any suggestions why this is happening....4 out of the last 5 movies Netflicks sent does not play. And if I need to get a cheap DVD player and hook it up (don't watch media TV)is that possible with a TV Unit that has built in DVD/VCR player? Thanks.
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Try to play dvd on other computer or laptop if dvd is playing their fine then it is problem with your dvd rom lance. also try to play other movie dvd on same dvd rom If other dvd play fine then their is problem with movie dvd.
Dirty laser.. scratches on discs..and sometimes laser diodes get weak and then will have issues playing discs. Some NEWER discs are a different format and the player will need a firmware update (connect to internet via Ethernet cable to get updates)
1. You say in the (middle?) That in itself is subjective, Does it stop at an 'exact' specific point after playing for x number of minutes? Is it the same point for any DVD being played, or does it stop at a random point? - Does it stop when playing DVD--R or +R or what type of Disc? - more details helps to find a solution. Also it is never necessary to use cleaning discs - Do that and it will wreck your player - and may never read a disc again. Using cleaning discs could have caused your problem. Use cleaning discs only for practicing how far you can throw them.
I would blame it on the DVD player. They are fickle when it comes to playing burned discs. Try playing the disc in your computer. If does the same thing there, the disc is garbage. You can also try burning at a slower speed, sometimes this helps. I would also try to avoid using DL (dual-layer) discs.