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Playstation wont read disks or gives disk error message

Hi, if any console is giving you this message or something similar then this would mean one of a couple of things that could be wrong.

The first thing you should try is go out and buy a cd lense cleaning kit, you can buy these from most computer hardware stores, dont buy the cheapest one their as they tend not to work as good.
Once you have this cd put it onto your console and then let it clean the cd lense this should then solve your problem.

If after doing this you still have the problem then try another game in the console to ensure that the disk your using isnt bad, if it still gives the same message then this would indicate that the laser needs replacing or it could also mean the console has over heated.

Its not possible to fit a new laser yourself as you need special equipment to set the new laser up.

Remember never use any console whilst it is on carpet or on top of anything like dvd player or sky/cable box as any of these can cause it to over heat very quickly, make sure air vents are clean and free from dust to ensure good circulation inside the console as build up of dust can cause it to over heat

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