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Excellent : fyi after I submitted the question was looking around in the options and found an option report switch back to classic and to let them know why I wanted to switch - I said I didn't like the new format. presto, change it was restored. I am not sure what I did but I changed it back.

" I recommend you every single chance I get. "  March 17th, 2018

Fyi it appears only side of one of 4 discs is affected. I will get disc cleaner and head cleaner this weekend. the regional settings says 4 changes allowed and it is set to region 1 - I assume usa; other dvd's work. tech did a great job I sent the fyi so he'd what what will happen.

" Recommend your service every chance I get. "  March 16th, 2018

Tech is great! .

" I have recommended you again today. "  March 15th, 2018

Tech was helpful. I was able to convert some of them so they work. the others I can't and can't re download as the deadline for downloading has expired.

" I recommended your service again yesterday afternoon. "  March 15th, 2018

Tech was excellent. I fwd tech's response to company rep so he could share with others. I think company may be unaware of the problem. thanks to the rep was I able to return my defective merchandise for warranty replacement. please .

" Recommended your service - see first box above. "  March 11th, 2018

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