Superman Returns HD-DVD- How do you get the disk out?!

MoFoHo

Member
Hi all! Just bought Superman Returns from Asda this aft. Took me ages to get into the case, but the weird latch mechanism wont budge! I cant get the disc out at all! Anybody else come across these weird cases?! I'm getting beaten by a piece of red plastid here!....
 

brian s

Distinguished Member
No problem with mine. Try holding it upside down and then push your finger into the latch.

Best of luck
Bri
 

bferbrache

Active Member
I had the same problem, had to take the disc back to get the red plastic bit removed. Does your ASDA have a big choice of HD DVD's?

Brian
 

tausifs

Well-known Member
I had the same problem, had to take the disc back to get the red plastic bit removed. Does your ASDA have a big choice of HD DVD's?

Brian

I think you're right. I had the same problem with a HDDVD and the tab needs to be removed by the store. I somehow managed to get mine open without damaging the HDDVD but I wouldn't advise anyone to try.
 

Jaap74

Standard Member
don't bother getting it out !!

first movie I played on my XE1 yesterday and it refused to play after about 1hr 50 mins...... pathetic !
 

Major Dude

Active Member
Yes I had one of these on an ordinary DVD and I split the cover removing it. I think it should be removed by the store when you buy but isn't.
 

thornton

Active Member
don't bother getting it out !!

first movie I played on my XE1 yesterday and it refused to play after about 1hr 50 mins...... pathetic !

Played it several times (yes I am sad) on an E1 to explore settings (settled on 720p given my telly wont do 1080p and the fast disintegrating plane sequence looked better), and it worked fine every time. As has every other HD DVD and SD DVD I have played.
 

Sasso Palmieri

Active Member
If it's a dark red block that sits in the recess halfway along the side of the case that opens, then yes, it's a security device and should have been removed by the checkout op!
 

scrapbook

Distinguished Member
I'm glad I am not the only one that walks out of Asda sometimes without making sure they have taken out the security tag :rolleyes:
 

Black Adder

Active Member
I'm glad I am not the only one that walks out of Asda sometimes without making sure they have taken out the security tag :rolleyes:

The question has to be, how did you succeed in getting out? The whole point I thought of these devices is to set an alarm off when said device passes the detector?
 

reckless

Active Member
Same thing happened to me in HMV. It's not there to trigger any alarm, it's to stop anyone pilfering the disc from the case (I think).
 

MoFoHo

Member
The question has to be, how did you succeed in getting out? The whole point I thought of these devices is to set an alarm off when said device passes the detector?

Brute force I guess?! :thumbsup: Only watched the movie once anyway!!!
 

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