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Playstation three froze so my son disconnected it and now it will not read any games

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    2 weeks after warranty ended my system will no longer read games or dvds.

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IT HAS A CAPASITOR IN THE BACK OF THE PS3!!! YOU COULD CHANGE IT OR YOU COULD PAY $20!!! IT BURNS OUT IF YOU UNPLUG IT WITH THE POWER ON!!!

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