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Ps3 is not loading discs

I insert the disc the loading symbol appears although nothing is displayed can you please help me

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This same thing just happened to me today as well its ridiculous.. I was told for 150$ US i could have my 60GiG repaired by SONY, but i am just curious if i need to really pay that much for something when I don't even know what is causing the problem... their are no error messages or anything so I can't see any reason for this to happen out of the blue like this... its terrible... I wish they would offer more solutions over the phone as far as things I could try to get it backed in working order

Posted on Feb 27, 2008

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My ps3 wont load the dsk. non of my game work on it

Posted on Feb 12, 2008

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Where will you be able to get the "patch" from?

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Ive had exactly the same probs. so i phoed sony today and they promised me a patch was coming out this tuesday to fix these problems. so roll on the 8th. its happening to 1000's of ps3s. was expecting them to send me another ps3 out but they wouldnt as they assured me the patch would fix it. and it would be quicker than them sending another ps3 out. hope this helps you

Posted on Jan 06, 2008

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