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When i press the x button to start the blue ray movie instead of the movie starting the screen goes to black and nothing happens.

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    I have the same problem, games work but movies don't.

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My ps3 doesn't play blue ray movies


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This is a common problem on the PS3 unfortunately and is caused by a faulty blue-ray drive. Unit will have to go back to Sony for service.

You should try a DVD cleaning disk first to be sure that dirt on the laser lense is not causing the issue.

You can also open the case and clean the laser lense with a Q Tip and an alcohol cleaning solution.

If you plan on opening the case at any stage please ensure the unit is disconnected from its power supply.

If this fails and you are confident with electronics there are several videos on YouTube showing how to replace the drive if you choose to order it and do it yourself.

See an example below.

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hi...please verify:
  • your dvd disc region (must be region free or 1 - for USA)
  • playing blue-ray MOVIES disc, to check a possible problem with your reader .
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then, take it to an assistance center for hardware repair ..

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Move the file from your desktop to an usb stick or flash card or whatever.
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