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Ps does not play games but sometimes plays cd`s

My ps does`nt play discs, when i load a game it says there is no data.Then it says disc could not be read!!!!. any suggestions would be welcomed.thnx

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Re: Ps does not play games but sometimes plays cd`s

More than likely your PS2 Slimline needs a new laser. You can get one on ebay for under $20 delivered. you may want to attempt to clean the lens with Windex and a q-tip. This is not always successful. Do not use Alcohol on the slim laser lens. If you need assitance or want me to fix it, contact

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How can u fix error 80010516?

To solve this error :

Never eject disc while game is in use.
Delete all your messages.
If playing a game on disc, clean the disc off and ensure disc is inserted properly.
Upgrade your firmware to the latest version.
Under Game settings, set PS/PS2 Upscaler to Off.
Restart your Playstation 3 and try again.
If all else fails, the disc might be defective.

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You can play other disc except one which you said....!

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  • Confirm the disc is clean. To clean a disc, use lint-free cleaning cloths made specifically for cleaning CD/DVD discs, sold at computer software stores. When cleaning the disc, we recommend starting from the innermost circle, and wiping out to the edge in a straight line. We do not recommend wiping in a circular motion, as it may create more scratches on the disc. [Note: Other materials, such as a paper towel or a T-shirt, may also scratch the disc. If there are any scratches, smudges, or fingerprints on the disc, it may not function properly.]
  • Try playing different CDs, DVDs, and games on the PlayStation 2 console to see if the problem exists across multiple discs.
  • To determine if the problem is with the disc itself, try playing the disc on a different PlayStation 2 console (or a PS oneTM or a standalone CD/DVD player, if applicable).
  • Confirm that you are not using any game modification devices. Unlicensed devices such as game modification devices can interfere with the proper function of the software. I do not recommend the use of any game modification devices or unlicensed products[1].

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