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aaarggggh. player wont read discs

R

ragonian

Guest
waited ages for my hd dvd player to arrive and got it today. installed software and update, but all I get is a constant 'reading' flashing and the film never loads - tried lots of different discs too.

has anyone got any ideas or heard about it before?

many thanks
 

Dave2

Prominent Member
waited ages for my hd dvd player to arrive and got it today. installed software and update, but all I get is a constant 'reading' flashing and the film never loads - tried lots of different discs too.

has anyone got any ideas or heard about it before?

many thanks

yea sound like the diode is not working .... hope it was not a ebay job...
 

richardma

Established Member
Mine is doing the same. It started king kong first time but froze on the studio logo. After a reboot I did manage to watch a few mins of action before switching off for the night. The next day it wont read the disc, I didnt even remove the disc. It just says reading disc and makes a clicking sound and after a few mins is just says open HD DVD tray on the dash.


Do I need to send this back or should I try another disc? I don't have any others at the moment.

It does work with my standard dvds so maybe the king kong hd dvd is damaged.
 

Dave2

Prominent Member
Mine is doing the same. It started king kong first time but froze on the studio logo. After a reboot I did manage to watch a few mins of action before switching off for the night. The next day it wont read the disc, I didnt even remove the disc. It just says reading disc and makes a clicking sound and after a few mins is just says open HD DVD tray on the dash.


Do I need to send this back or should I try another disc? I don't have any others at the moment.

It does work with my standard dvds so maybe the king kong hd dvd is damaged.


sd-dvd and hd-dvd work off two different lazers so one could work and the other mayh not.
 

maso2k6

Standard Member
Mine had exactly the same problem. Got it a couple of weeks from Movietyme, finally got a email off them yesterday saying a replacement would arrive today, here's hoping its ok!
 

swanny78

Established Member
Silly question bu have yoi installed the software that comes on the disc.
 

klacey

Prominent Member
Hi my player couldnt read a disc, so i put in a lens cleaner disc in, let it spin a few times, and it worked first time.
Hope that helps.:thumbsup:
 

Lion

Established Member
yeah did everything i was supposed to - gutted.

even worse, i paid 180quid on ebay 4 it because i was desperate - god knows if i will see that money again :(

you should still have the microsoft guarantee for you to fall back on if you get no joy from the ebay seller.
 

JAYGAR

Established Member
Try loading software disc again had to try mine three times before it would read any discs.
 

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