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Screen says loading dvd- movie never begins

When I put the DVD in the machine - the screen says that it is loading- you hear a kind of "shhhh" sound and the movie never plays. We haven't even had the machine a year yet.

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Sounds to me like the laser has gone bad. What you are seeing is video that is the start screen. The unit is trying to read the disc to play. You could try to tap the unit on the side to jolt the pickup assembly as maybe its stuck in a spot but don't hit too hard and use a disc that you don't mind if it gets scratched. It probably won't scratch the disc but just in case. The Laser can go out even thou its only a year old they are made very cheaply now.
Hope this helps some.

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