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Psp and umd

I place a game in the umd but the icon showing that the is a game does show is like if there was not game in the umd drive.. does anyone know how to solve this.

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Open the UMD door. You will see a large peg sticking up and behind it a small one. Press down on the small one, it is either Black or Gray. This is the senor switch that senses a UMD Disc is inserted. When you press this little peg down, look at the Laser to see if it lights up. If it does not light up. You need a New UMD drive. If it does light up. Press the peg down again, but this time look at the Spindle to see if it spins any at all. This is hard to see. If it does not spin in the slightest. You need a new UMD drive. If you do not have problem with lighting or spining, then get you a Q-tip and some Glass Cleaner./ Clean the lens on the laser.

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