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My PS3 stopped loading PS3 games but will play movies and PS2 games. What could be the problem?

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The blue ray cd drive has gone bad. It (the reader) will need to be replaced.
Sorry. :^ (

Posted on Jul 01, 2009

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Oi dont listen to these all you have to do is reformatt the hard drive and comprendo it works

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Before you go buy a new laser, try cleaning your system.

I had similar problem a few weeks back. you can find multiple videos on YouTube demonstarting how to disassembele the PS3 housing. Then simply blow out the dust (which in my case was very significant after 2 years), and reassemble.

My PS3 has worked great ever since.

Posted on Jul 07, 2009

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The Blu Ray diode actually contains 3 diodes in it.
Looks like the blu ray one is out, the other 2 still function.
You may need to purchase a KES-400AAA replacement.

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SOURCE: my PS3 plays blue ray movies,dvds,ps2 and ps 1 and no ps3 games

hold the power button down when it is red till you hear the quick beeps then select the file restore this is a diagnostics menu..remember you have to hold the power button down till you see a menu that youve probably never seen

Posted on Nov 03, 2009

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SOURCE: will not play any ps3 games or movies

Hi,

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

From the above select option "Rebuild Database". After PS3 has executed this DB rebuilding operation, the disc games will be visible again in the menu.


Thank you

Posted on Jun 04, 2010

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