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Disc does not spin

We put disc in turn it on and it shows up as browser configeration . On opening found the disc hasn't moved at all. Its a slimline playstation 2 nearly 4 years old . Doesn't matter what disc, game or dvd , we put in it it does nothing Please help 9yr old very cranky . (Australia)

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  • caldfam Nov 23, 2008

    Opened the back cleaned ALL of the dust out and pressed all little buttons that we could put it back together and it works!! Thank u i now have a VERY happy 9 yr old. THANK U THANK U !!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Also on the slimline there are two switches that move your lens ,i have found that inside the tray right hand side in the front you will see a small opening that is the reset switch ((it will wear down or can become damegd after prolonged use))),second is under the tray back left side you cant see it unless you have opend the case ,if there is no contact with one or the other the lens will not slide to start the drive.
**if you look at the bottom right of the lens unit when it is at the back of the tray you will see a little black switch that is also a rest for the lens a small toothpick works great to push it***
On the big units this happens allot cleaning the lens with alcohol works i have a big unit we keep in the garage with the top off so we can clean the lens in order for it to work.

**((IF all else fails replace the lens))**

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Hello,
        This problem shows that the lense of your Play Station reached at its end. You have to change the with new one.So, replace the optical lens and enjoy the games again.
        Thanks and happy gaming :)
     Bye

Posted on Nov 20, 2008

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