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Ps3 plays video games, not bluray movies or dvds

Ps3 plays video games, not bluray movies or dvd,s screen just goes blank, then eject disc, and stays blank, have to reset to start over, everything else works fine

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I would start with a firmware update (2.60) and also a full system restore. That should fix the problem. Let me know. I'm a PS3 expert!

Posted on Feb 20, 2009

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If you hold down the eject button for 10 seconds it will reset your laser and then you should be able to shut the power down in back safetly.
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Check What Resolution You Have Saved On the PS3 Maybe When It goes Blu-Ray Its To High Res For The Standard TV..
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