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My ps2 wont work

The ps2 frist started off just saying that it coudnt read the disk when you went to the browser screen, but now it doesnt even recognize that there is a disk in there, and i dont think that the disk is spinning. I need help fast.

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That would have been my first answer.  Glad it is working for you now!

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