Samsung has yet to comment, but an automatic firmware update is suspected. Last Friday, thousands of owners of Samsung Blu Ray players found that their home entertainment devices would no longer boot up. Samsung Blu-ray Players Are Stuck in a Reboot Loop and Nobody Knows Why Samsung has yet to comment, but an automatic firmware update is suspected. Click here to read the full article. No matter the exact issue experienced, in all cases the Samsung Blu-Ray device ceases to function. A somewhat serious software snag seems to have hit a range of Samsung Blu-ray players in recent days, with owners complaining that their disc-playing devices are stuck in an endless reboot loop. In such instances, the Samsung Blu-Ray player will boot up, briefly display the main start-up page, then subsequently shut back off, only to repeat the process indefinitely. 22 Jun 2020, noon. Samsung Blu-ray Players Stuck In An Endless Boot Loop. Samsung Blu-ray Players Are Stuck in a Reboot Loop and Nobody Knows Why. While devices getting stuck in a power-cycling loop … While the cause of the issue isn’t yet clear, a lot of users have suggested that the issue is software-related. By Matthew Humphries. A flurry of reports came into Twitter, Reddit and the tech press over the weekend stating that Samsung Blu-ray players had suddenly stopped working, and regressing into a “reboot loop.” "I had been using a Samsung DVD player (BD-J5700), connected to Netflix, to watch Avatar: the Last Airbender all week," a poster to the Samsung subreddit said Saturday.