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Wont read games but dvd's are fine

I was playing fifa09 and i paused it and it just froze i tried sevral games its just not reading any games but dvd's are fine

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The eye on your ps3 might not be able to register any videogames because of the different code that the dvd but calling sony customer service can help. you might be able to get the optical eye replaced for little money and you can be playing in no time!

Posted on Oct 14, 2008

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