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Ps3 games/ ps games wont play but ps2 games will

Dvds and ps2 games play fine only playstation and playstation 3 dont play

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Re: ps3 games/ ps games wont play but ps2 games will

Hi Binma1990, Your best bet on getting this fixed is to go to Gamestop store and get a DVD cleaning disc kit. This in many cases will work to clean the lens of the laser without opening the PS3 and voiding the warranty. Follow the instructions on the kit in detail to get best results. If you have no luck there and are not comfortable opening the PS3, the playstation Clinic can help. Contact

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