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PS3 plays dvd but not games or blue rays

It just started doing this and it's not even a year old yet. It will play regular dvds but doesn't even recognise when you insert a game or blue ray disc. I lent the console to my cousin & just got it back so I'm hoping there's just some setting that may have gotten changed that I need to switch back (fingers crossed)....but he said it was doing the same for him too. Trustworthy cousin, btw, if he damaged it in any way he'd fess up & replace it.

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Most probably your pick up needs a replacement.got one same like that few months back.i replaced the pick up or shall i say laser.then it should work fine again.hope that helps

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