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Dose not run the game disc

Dear sir ,
first of all , I want to many thanks for your help .
my PS3 had problem on blu-ray ( my son had put a broken game disc on PS 3 and made damage for blu-ray ) I was change the blu-ray , but it dose not run and turn disc , so I can not run the game .
kindly requested to help me .
kind regards
AKREP

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  • Hezzu May 11, 2010

    Have you tried to watch normal movie DVD or movie Blu Ray discs? Are those working?

    In case the movie discs are working fine, try to execute the following steps;

    The PS3 has a special Recovery Menu, which you can access in the following way;:



    1. Turn off Playstation 3.
    2. Hold the power button down; the system will turn on and turn off once again.
    3. Once the System has been shutdown, re-press you finger until you hear 2 consecutive beeps
    4. When you hear the 2 beeps take finger off power button.
    5. You will be prompted to plug in your controller via USB and then hit the PS button
    6. The Recovery menu will pop up.



    The current Recovery Menu supports:
    • Restart System: Restarts the PLAYSTATION 3 System.
    • Restore Default Settings: Reset all system settings back to default.
    • Restore File System: Checks for corrupt/missing system files.
    • Rebuild Database: Rebuilds the OS for the PLAYSTATION 3.
    • Restore PS3 System: Fresh restore; Deletes everything and starts from Scratch.
    • System Update: Update the PLAYSTATION 3 System

    Select option "Rebuild Database".

    After
    the PS3 has executed this DB rebuilding operation, the disc games will be
    visible again under the game menu and are also starting automatically when inserted
    to the PS3.


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If the blu-ray is damaged this is a serious problem id suggest contacting sony but they'll probably just send you a replacment

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