Question about Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console
Just bought a new game. My PS3 had to install game. After installation, game played for about 5 minutes, and just shut off. After about 10 minutes I put game back in and it played fine. Then I went to put in a different game, and nothing happened. Now, I cannot get any game or dvd to play at all. I tried to restore the system, but that did nothing. Is there anything I can do?
I think the laser in the drive maybe bad. Take a can of air and blow it into the dvd drive. This will make sure dust or dirt isn't on the laser.
Then at that point try different cd's, games and dvd's and if nothing will play then at that point the laser is bad or you can replace the whole drive you can find a laser or a drive fairly cheap on ebay.
Posted on Jun 20, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
It will most likely be the hard drive in your PS3 as your games most likely use the hard drive a lot - I would try if you can to take the hard drive out and try and backup the data if you can and then whilst its connected to your desktop run a check disc - you may need to purchase a new hard drive and transfer the data over.
how to replace the hard drive
As you can see plenty of guides especially on youtube for replacing the hard drive as for the recovery of the data before you wipe or erase or run a checkdisk on the hard drive you will need a data kit which you can obtain from your computer store or amazon
If the link does not work then go to amazon or a computer website and type in
usb to ide/sata
then click on search and it should pull up some results that are relevant
Posted on Jun 28, 2009
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