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DVD not playing

Hi, I noticed when I try to play a DVD a message invalid disk appears. I've tried several different dvds with the same results. Any suggestions? Thanks

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  • iluv2gamble Mar 14, 2008

    When I put a disk in it says "No Valid Disk" could you please tell me what I can do. Thank You

  • Anonymous Aug 22, 2008

    My screen comes on fine, but when I try to play a dvd, I get an error message saying "invalid disc".

    I cleaned the dvd player and tried it again but am getting the same message.

  • Anonymous Sep 25, 2008

    MY player will not play any disk. The message invalid disk keeps appearing I have had my player for almost two years

  • bjo0205 Jan 14, 2009

    my dvd player wont play a dvd all it says is loading

  • susangladysz Apr 25, 2009

    Iload a Disc in my Venturer Dvd. It load then shows no disk??help



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I have a venturer class lcd hdtv/dvd which has worked until now , it started showing "no viable disc", now it won't even turn when i place a disc in the payer. the screen just shows loading. thanks

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I own a Venturer PVS 177G portable dvd player and it does not come on. Occassionally it blinks off and on but does not playdisc at all.

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Here is what I found from the Venturer website: I hope it will help someone. Q: I have an error message "No Valid Disk". This indicates that the DVD Player has recognized that a disk is present but is unable to read that particular disk format. Insert a known playable DVD or Music CD. If these operate normally then the disk is probably faulty. If the known disk does not play, clean the DVD Laser lens as detailed elsewhere in these FAQs and try again. Q: How do I clean the DVD lens? Occasionally the DVD Lens can become tarnished due to atmospheric pollution or humidity. This reduces the ability of the laser to focus on the Disk and is consequently unable to read the disk data. The DVD Lens is situated in the DVD compartment and can be recognized as the small blue glass lens on the moveable laser platform. Using a Q-tip soaked in CD Cleaning Fluid, gently clean the lens. Leave the lens for 30 minutes to dry thoroughly before loading a disk to check the operation of the player. Q: The disc does not play. There is no disc inside ("No Disc" appears on the LCD). Insert the disc correctly with the playback side down on the disc tray. Wipe the disc clean. A non-NTSC or PAL disc has been inserted. The unit and region numbers are incompatible. Press the TV MODE on the remote control to output the video signal to a TV. Condensation may have formed inside the unit due to a sudden change in temperature. Wait about an hour for it to clear and try again.

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Here is the link to the user manual, troubleshooting and venturer support contact details; Hope this helps, please post again if not :)

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