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My psp doesnt read UMDs properly

When I put in a game. Everything works as usual for some time but soon it makes a rather loud noise that sounds like scraping. This either slows the loading or stops it completly... Is there a free or cheap way to fix it or a site that might help?

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  • Anonymous Jan 19, 2009

    my psp works fine with the pics. vids. and music and every thing else but when it comes to the UMDs they wont load and the psp system makes a loud scratching sound .

  • Anonymous Feb 22, 2009

    i turn on my psp and you can hear the disk running then it says disk cant be read.

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I started to have this problem with the games that I play all the time. What I noticed is that the game starts to sink into the case. I got mine to play by first, pushing on the reading side of the disk. Later, I had to take the plastic front piece off that has the UMD label. You have to be careful because the actual UMD disk can come out after that. You also have to be careful because you don't want to crack the whit case that holds the UMD. I hope that this helps.

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