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Game not reading

When I put a proper game in it tells me that it is dirty or not a proper game and will not acknowledge it. What could it be?

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Re: game not reading

The laser/lens. you may need to have it cleaned and or adjusted. the worse thing would be if you had to replace it that would cost you about $60. connie

Posted on Jun 26, 2007

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