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PS3 turns on no game shows on screen

When the playstation comes on the main menu comes up but it isn't recognizing that there is a game in there.

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    try cleaning the laser lens manually if it will not even read a music cd , because then it will not read the laser lens cleaning disc either
    if that don't work the laser has failed and replacement is the only option

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Your lazer has blown, or the cogs need alligning again.

Best bet is to go on ebay and buy a new laser if it sout of warrenty, there about £50 and very easy to fit.

If your still in warrenty then give sony a ring.

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I'd try, firmware update and a system restore, but if that doesn't work it's probably:

A Sony defect with the blu-ray lasers. They only last 1-3 years with average use. If your PS3 is less than a year old and you still have the original receipt Sony will repair the problem for free. Otherwise they're going to charge you $150 for the repair. You can reach them at: 1-800-345-SONY

Unless you have a technical background in electronics there's nothing I would suggest doing. A firmware update and or CD /DVD cleaner disk will do nothing for your problem. I've fixed more than 100 PS3's with this exact problem so I know exactly what I'm talking about.

Posted on Feb 21, 2009

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