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Problem with umd case

When i insert a umd , when i start the game it starts making a scratching sound as if the umd is hitting something , i am totaly cluless please help

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    rea schulte Apr 11, 2007

    there are no metals or anything hanging loose in the umd case or bent maetals

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    rea schulte Apr 28, 2007

    thamks a thousand "guest" it really works

  • Tronan Dec 22, 2007

    i just got my psp, and the first game i got was untold legends: brotherhood of the blade, it was used but seems to be in good condition. whenever a part of the game is loading, the disc makes a very annoying scratching sound which makes me worried something bad is happening. i haven't had any problems playing the game though. the only thing i've done ischek this page for ideas.

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Reset your settings and for some reason it will play them again i found!!!

Posted on Apr 24, 2007

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Look down the case it there any thing hanging loose and bent metal and are there marks on the umd case or disk

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