Samsung Blu-Ray Players Suddenly Stop Working Worldwide

Discussion in 'hardware' started by mood, Jun 20, 2020.

  1. mood

    mood Updates Team

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    Blu-ray player BD-JM57C, keeps cycling on/off whenever plugged in (June 17, 2020)
     
  2. stapp

    stapp Global Moderator

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    Wow, 43 pages so far.
    In the last hour someone posted
     
  3. mood

    mood Updates Team

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    ...from 43 to 47 pages...
    Engadged is now reporting about it. They mention a different thread but it is about the same issue:

    Samsung Blu-ray players are trapped in a startup loop
    The company appears to be working on a solution
    June 20, 2020

    https://www.engadget.com/samsung-blu-ray-player-home-cinema-loop-issue-161514017.html
     
  4. mood

    mood Updates Team

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    Here's why your Samsung Blu-ray player bricked itself: It downloaded an XML config file that broke the firmware
    July 18, 2020
    https://www.theregister.com/2020/07/18/samsung_bluray_mass_dieoff_explained/
     
  5. zapjb

    zapjb Registered Member

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    USA still the best. But getting worse!
    So is Samsung standing pat on this?
     
  6. Rasheed187

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    Samsung should be ashamed, what a blunder. :thumbd:
     
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