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My ps3 aint workin when i put dvds games or blue rays in the screen goes black and does nothing it starts up ok signs in but wont load anything i updated it but that made no difference help?????? whats wrong with it??

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When i was trying to watch my blue ray "young guns" movie, the console wasnt reading the disc. i.e. it was as there was no movie/game in the system. i held the eject button for 10 seconds with the movie out of the console. when the blue light started blinking i continued to hold eject button until the light stopped. i then inserted my movie and........VIOLA!!!!!
now i just need to find a date to watch it with.

Posted on Jul 11, 2009

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SOURCE: PS3 won't recognize disks after update

You can back up ANYTHING you wish to keep via the backup utility what I'm about to tell you to do will essentially erase your harddrive. After backing up any data you wish to keep, restore your PS3 system and to a FULL ( not quick ) format of your harddrive ( this will probably take a couple of hours ). After that, if it still doesn't work call SONY.

Hope that helps..........

Posted on Aug 07, 2008

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SOURCE: ps3 won't play game or certain dvds

Ok go out and get a cd cleaner.
Should take care of it IF ITS DUST>
It costs 7-10$ and if it fixes your issue then you save a bunch!
If not you will need to make sure Sony's warrenty is not valid and its not if you dont have the recipet.
You can take it apart and instal a new blu ray unit or send it to sony for 150$ plus s&h.
I have blu ray parts if you need them.

PS: what size is the ps3? 20-40-60-80 gb hd?

Posted on Sep 29, 2008

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SOURCE: PS3 Wont Play Game OR Blue Ray Disc

reset to the factory default then load ver 2.60(most current). If the system still does not read any discs the laser is bad.

Posted on Feb 17, 2009

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SOURCE: My PS3 won't play PS3 Games

I called Sony and they helped me resolved this same problem...


1. Turn off the ps3.
2. press down on the on/off button on the front of ps3 while turning on the button from the back. DO not let it go until you hear 2 beeps and will show a red light.
3. press the on/off button again and do not let it go until you hear 1 beep, paused, and two beeps. Let it go.
4. There should be a prompt asking you what to do. If you have hdmi, answer all the question yes etc.
5 there should be a menu list asking what you need done.. setting wise..

6. Choose the # 3rd list (not sure how many they were).
7. IF it tells you that your data is corrupted etc.. just click ok
8. wait till progress ends ( if it tells your your data is corrupted again, just click ok again).
9. It's going to do some loading again...
10.. end of restoring and you should see your ps3 menu..

Posted on Jul 28, 2009

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SOURCE: my ps3 doesn't play blue ray movies

Hi,

This is a common problem on the PS3 unfortunately and is caused by a faulty blue-ray drive. Unit will have to go back to Sony for service.

You should try a DVD cleaning disk first to be sure that dirt on the laser lense is not causing the issue.

You can also open the case and clean the laser lense with a Q Tip and an alcohol cleaning solution.

If you plan on opening the case at any stage please ensure the unit is disconnected from its power supply.

If this fails and you are confident with electronics there are several videos on YouTube showing how to replace the drive if you choose to order it and do it yourself.

See an example below.

Hope this helps. Please remember to rate my answer. Many Thanks

Posted on Sep 02, 2009

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