To unfreeze a DVD player or drive when it freezes, restart the device or manually open the disc drive to determine the problem. Most DVD players have a button that allows the drive to be opened without a source of power. It takes 10 to 15 minutes to unfreeze a DVD player depending on the device.Know More
Turn the DVD player completely off and unplug it from the wall outlet. Leave unplugged for 30 seconds to 1 minute, then plug it back in and turn on the power.
If the DVD player still freezes, turn it off again and look for the manual eject button on the device. It is typically a small hole located directly beneath the DVD tray.
Using a paper clip or a safety pin, press the manual eject button to open the DVD tray while the power is off. Inspect the DVD for scratches, deformities or label damage.
Turn the DVD player back on with a different disc inside. If the DVD player continues to freeze, there may be a problem with the DVD player which may require a device replacement.
One reason a DVD player cannot read a disc is because the disc is scratched. Smudges and fingerprints can also prevent a DVD player from reading a disc.Full Answer >
When cleaning the laser lens of a DVD player, avoid physically touching the components. Instead, use compressed air and alcohol swabs to clean dust and other buildup in the interior of the player.Full Answer >
Depending on the pre-installed hardware and the age of the DVD player and computer monitor to be used, a DVD player can be connected to a computer monitor when the right equipment is used. However, unless both devices are relatively new, the resulting video quality may be poor.Full Answer >
To connect a standard DVD player to a TV, remove the DVD player from the packaging box, and place it on a flat surface next to the TV. Unfold the video and audio cables that come in green, yellow and red.Full Answer >