I'm also having similar problems on playback with Fantastic Four-Rise of the Silver Surfer (movie only) but my copy is Region 2. Ripped with the latest AnyDvd and CloneDvd, Used both Traxdata 16x Discs with F1 Dye burning at 8x speed and Traxdata 8x Discs with GO5 Dye burning at 4x speed. Both discs have been tried in my two Dvd players, The 16x Disc will play in my Sanyo Dvd player but freezes at 1hr 26secs as though the layer break has not been removed and then carries on after a pause with a clock time now showing 1hr 39secs on restart, the disc is not even recognised in the second Dvd player (Matsui), comes up as unknown disc. The 8x Disc will play in the Matsui and actually powers the Sanyo down and turns it off after it's read the disc. The Retail Dvd plays fine in both Dvd Players and the PC. The Traxdata Dvd-r discs have been used by me on hundreds of occasions on my Lite-on 1633s and 1693s writers with no problems whatsoever. RITEK markets its products with the Traxdata brand name in Europe, while the discs are not full premium quality they do come within the Recommended media speck and always uses Ritek A grade dyes - it's as good as Ritek media gets. As soon as I've upgraded to the latest 22.214.171.124 problems began, I use the latest CloneDvd 126.96.36.199 for burning, both discs have been run thru Nero cd-dvd speed test and both are 100% clean. There is no pixalting, it's the ability of the Dvd players to read the copy's thats the problem. Going to rip main movie with Shrink and Recode later today and see what results come from those. In no way am I suggesting that AnyDvd is at fault, it just seems strange that these discs errors have suddenly started occuring after the upgrade, or is it this particular title that's got some bad sectors on it designed to destabilise the burn in some way, I'm afraid I'm not technically able to determine that factor like you guys. I've read the FQA posted earlier and cannot see it being the media as other titles seem OK. Thanks in advance for any help.