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Disc error message-playback feature may not be available on this disc..wrkd fine b4

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  • purplelady61 Oct 28, 2008

    Called customer support. They first said cleaning would fix it. Didn't help. Called customer support back. Said it was a "lense" problem, and to take it to a repair shop. That's all the help they offered, since the player was out of warranty.

  • Anonymous Dec 01, 2008

    my dvd/vcr gives a message playback feature my not be available on this disc

  • Anonymous Dec 01, 2008

    my dvd/vcr gives a message playback feature may not be available on this disc

    my email is [email protected]

  • 01pinda Dec 14, 2008

    same problem - disk error - playback is not available for this ....

    dvd cleaner won't run either.

  • limeydale Dec 20, 2008

    i have the very same problem with the DVC860D model.It will play the cleaning disc but not dvd's.It still plays cd's though.

    It would be nice to get an answer before the kids show up for xmas.

    [email protected]

  • risky_dogg Jan 13, 2009

    disk error playback feature is unavailable for this disk

  • atvwildman Mar 30, 2009

    what can be causeing this some dvd- work good and some dont please help [email protected] it is a emerson for the tv not a pc

  • atvwildman Mar 30, 2009

    i have a emerson dvd player for the tv not the pc andi have the same error comes up some play back can not play ??? help it you all can



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I had the same error message with my Magnavox MWD200F DVD player. I opened the DVD player and inserted a DVD and found that then DVD never started spinning. Here's how I fixed it. Remove any DVDs in the player then unplug it and flip it over. There should be a slot that is under the DVD tray on the underside of the DVD player. Move the wheel that can be seen through the slot a couple times with a small screw driver. Flip the DVD player back over then plug it in and try to play a DVD. 

Posted on Apr 11, 2009

  • thomasbrown Jul 01, 2011

    helpful and gave me a good attempt, but mine still didn't spin



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