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PS3 will not play DVD. No trouble playing PS3, PS1 games & CD?

PS3 was playing DVDs for 1 month but now will not play them. I am able to play PS3 & PS1 games and CDs, all work well. However when I put DVDs in, the icon come up, but it just goes straight to a blank screen and will not play them. i have tried a number of different ones and they all do the same. Looking for ideas of what can solve this problem?

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If you can't play bluray movies then your bluray laser is broken. you will still be able to play games, because there are two different lasers.

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