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Usually when a disk doesnt load there is a problem with the lense. It could mean a few different things. First lets start off with the basic.

Is your lense dirty? What you should do is simply clean the lense with a disk cleaner from any game store and make sure your games are clean as well. You can use a mild amount of windex with a paper towel. Clean the disk from the center out in straight lines.

Is your system overheating? If your system is over heating you will not hear the game spinning during start. To avoid possible overheating simply purchase a cooling dock from any game store and keep your system in a well ventalated room.

Lastly are you still under warranty? If your game system is not fixed with the suggestions above, you may have internal damage that cannot be repaired yourself. Simply call Sony and see if you are still under warranty. They will send you a free replacement or a voucher to purchase one for free. The number for Sony is usually listed on the back of any video game instructional booklet.

If you are not under a warranty, I wouldn't recommend getting it fixed. Sometimes it is cheaper to replace the system, than it is to fix it.

Good Luck with your system and Happy Gaming.

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