Anyone's DVD freezing up?

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  1. Ruination04

    Ruination04 8 Years Old Since 1984!

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    I got the transforming case from Target. Right at the doughnut scene, the thing freezes up and just sits there for 3 or 4 minutes. Then it will play about 2 seconds and do it again. The thing won't play after that. I'm returning it tomorrow for an new copy. Anyone else having this issue?
     
  2. Altimus Prime

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    You should find out first if there is a layer change, and if that's where it is. Could be a player issue, alone or in combination with dealing with the layer change.
     
  3. Ruination04

    Ruination04 8 Years Old Since 1984!

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    How do I find that out?
     
  4. Hobbes-timus Prime

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    The shot of the donuts sliding onto the table is where the layer break is.

    It's possible that you're likely to have the same problem with every copy you try, unfortunately...return it if you can, but if that doesn't a new player may be the answer.
     
  5. Talathia

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    Mine did that on the Wal-Mart single DVD. It just stopped for like... a second. Then continued to play.
    It does the same thing with my Fight Club DVD (where Jack/the Narrator gets into a fight in his Boss' office 8|..)
     
  6. Rend

    Rend Decepticreep Killer

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    Nope, mine plays just fine. I got both the WalMart and the Collector's Edition. :D 
     
  7. Ruination04

    Ruination04 8 Years Old Since 1984!

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    I knew they froze for a split second or so, but the thing just completely stopped. Hell I just got this darn DVD player!
     
  8. Rodimus Prime

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    It's the player. If you have the option, try zooming in to full screen with your player just before that. When it hits that spot, it'll pause, kick it back to normal view, and continue, if you're lucky. Where exactly is that shot, anyhow?
     
  9. Optimus Matt

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    try it on you pc. and my dvd player freeze during a layer change but i havnt watched the movie yet.
     
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    iheartarcee Idonotheartbeastwars

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    Ya! I noticed that it did freeze at the dough nut scene the first time I watched it this morning. I got my copy from FYE. Im sure its just when a chapter changes. I watched it again tonight, and no light pausep
     
  11. Gears

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    What brand is the DVD player?
     
  12. Prowl_Delta_31

    Prowl_Delta_31 Eating your donuts

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    I got the one from target (transforming case) and I have no issues with it.
     
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    mine froze when optimus identifies himself but is normal after a few seconds but the second time was fine.

    Not sure what to do
     
  14. Ruination04

    Ruination04 8 Years Old Since 1984!

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    It hasn't done this on any other DVD.


    We'll see what happens today
     
  15. Leemon

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    I've had this problem occasionally with other DVD's. Sometimes it does it, sometimes it doesn't.
     
  16. Lock Cade

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    It happened to me, only I got it from Best Buy. First it did it in the scene where Sam is at Bolivia's checking out BB. I ejected it and examined it for scratches, popped it back in and it played alright... until the scene with Sam and Mikaela trying to figure out what's wrong with BB (that is, the car, they didn't know he was a robot in disguise until later). I'm kinda pissed... been looking forward for the movie to come out on DVD, and when I get it and put it on, it freezes and such.

    Chances are I'm either going to buy a new copy, hopefully it won't be scratched or anything, or find myself some scratch remover stuff.
     
  17. Codimus Prime

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    Mine wasn't really locking up... it's just freezing for a second or so. Just enough to realize it's messing up. It happened only maybe half a dozen times throughout.
     
  18. KnightSaberAmi

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    We bought the Wally World DVD and it froze in 3 or 4 different spots. Come to find out after pulling out the other DVD player it was my brother's Sony that was finally going. Good news was that it was an 8 year old player and the better news we replaced it with my Dad's 5 disc player and it works just fine now.
     
  19. Ravenxl7

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    I've never had a problem with freezing, but, the DVD player won't play certain DVD's, because something to do with the playback feature. Any idea what it's talking about? I've only had this problem with 2 of my DVD's so far, though they do play in my personal DVD player, so they do work, just not in the DVD player we have in our living room.
     
  20. Optimus62

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    I bought the 2 disc Special Edition :D  at Hastings and I had no problems viewing it. :thumb 

    I bought the single disc with prequel at Wally World but I haven't checked that one out yet.
     

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