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Our PS2 was dropped and now won't read disc

It doesn't say "disc error" like the problem a lot of other people are having but doesn't even seem to be spinning the disc. It comes up to "Browser" and "System Configuration" and doesn't play the game.

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It looks as if your PS2 has died. I'm sorry to say, but since the firmware boots and it's just the disc error message, it lokos like a hardware error that is likely irreparable. This is the best "solution" i can give! please dont blame me! Just trying to help... but you can find great used ones for cheap now. Good Luck!

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