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Ps3 hi my ps3 wont read games and im very sad how can i fixed it 3 yesterdat starts this problem can you help me pls

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Remove the disc and turn it fully off (press the switch in the back)
wait for 30mins and see if it works.

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My playstation 3 wont read games what can i do to fix this ?


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My name is moe, my ps3 is not reading any discs. im realy sad because my 14yr old twin boys worked very hard to earn it by working all xmas holiday and made enough for the console and 2 controllers and 2...


Hi Mo,

The disc reading problem is quite a common one!

It is caused by the laser coming away from the drive and you need to readjust the laser to get it to work.

Sounds bad but at least the drive is not broken JUST the laser needs readjusting.

Now let us look at how you can fix this:

Solution 1:

The normal way to fix this is to send it in and they will do the work for you at the factory. However it will cost about $150 and also you will have to wait about 4 weeks.

If you do not play on your PS3 that much this may be the best solution for you.

Solution 2: For A Faster Fix

If you want the games reading problem fixed quickly then you should check out some good PS3 Repair guides.

They normally include videos showing you how to readjust the laser - it takes about 20 mins.

Make sure you check out the full reviews below so you can fix a good one!

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Sadly there currently is no fix for this problem. I've also had this same problem and contacted Sony about it.

You need to send it in to them to get it serviced. You can do this at:

www.us.playstation.com/Support/PS3
or
uk.playstation.com/help-support/ps3

If your warrenty has expired it will cost around $180.

Although, if you had anyone other than a Sony representative replace your disc, they may refuse to service your console.

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