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I have The Same Problem,

Some "Experts" I Talked To Say My PS3's Blue-Ray Drive Is Dead & I Need To Buy A New One.... I Honestly Don't Think That's The Case Though Seeing How Not Too Long Before I Did A System Update, If Anyone Has A Fix I Also Would Like To Hear It

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-TheReaper420

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Sorry BUD,

but that IS the case.

95% of the time the laser will have to be replaced.

Trust me, I know.

You can sometimes get lucky by:

updating the firmware
cleaning the laser
restoring the system

but 9 out of 10 times it's the laser.

Posted on Jun 15, 2009

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