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Wont read disk

I purchased my PS3 in March 2008. It is not yet hooked to the internet. Everything was working fine both playing games and viewing DVD's. Just yesterday the system stopped recognizing disk. I tried various games and various DVD's in the system. I called your support phone number and they suggested doing a system restore, so I did. That did not solve the problem.

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PS3 is The amazing device by sony but it has some common problems like Disc read Error etc.... Good news is that these all problems can be repaired with the help of DIY Guides, one such guide available at PS3 Repair Blog

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