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This is commonly caused by dust on the laser lens. I'll bet it won't play Blu-Ray discs either huh. Try getting a laser eye cleaner disc and see if that helps. If it doesn't, you'll have to contact Sony and, if your still under warranty, they will fix it for you for free. If your not under warranty then they will charge you a repair fee. Hope this helps

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My ps3 wont load ps3 games


Hi,

This problem is common with the PS3 and typical of a failure of the bluray drive. It can sometimes be resolved by cleaning the laser pickup lens but often the lens itself needs to be replaced.

For a full breakdown on the issues involved please view this FixYa Tip.

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Jan 29, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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My ps3 will load ps2 games and play them but when i put a ps3 game in it wont even load it ? it was ok yesterday


HI,,

PS2 DOESNT SUPPORT P3 GAMES...

LENSES DIFFER FROM EACH OTHER..

NEED PS3 GAMES TO PLAY WITH PS 3
PS2 GAMES TO PLAY WITH PS2

TNKS

RABBANEES

Nov 11, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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PS3 problem - Wont recognise or load PS3 game disks


swich back and forth between the ps2 game and ps3 game or just keep putting in the ps3 game until it reads it. your laser is probally going.

Oct 05, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Discs wont load


Your laser is going out.

It has nothing to do with the system.

You'll have to replace the blu-ray laser in order to have a 100% working machine again.


Jun 15, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Playstation 3 wont play PS3 Games


ok right so your ps3 wont read disks huh well first of all id like to say this has happened to me twice and it has worked perfectly for me and i quarentee it will work for you ...

first save all your data to a memory stick

secondly go to settings, system settings, and format your ps3 by clicking on full format this will delete all your filles :( but will refresh your ps3


BTW this formatting thing will take atleast 4 hours so just leave your ps3 on and chill out watch t.v or something :)

hope this helps

Jun 02, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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My ps3 wont run ps2 games


The reason why ur ps3 40gb wont run ps2 games is because its only a 40gb. If u had a 80gb ps3 then u could play ps2 games.

Dec 20, 2008 | Sony PlayStation 3 40GB System

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GAMES WONT LOAD


The same problem happened to me yesterday, i was playing GTA IV then it suddenly stopped reading, and now i have a real hard time making one ps3 game work...the ps2 and psONE games work fine, but the ps3 ones dont load or take real hard work to make them load.

Is it a problem from a patch or a virus probably?

Jul 23, 2008 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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My ps3 wont play ps2 games. it worked then i left and came back and it didnt work anymore. ps3 games still play but not ps2.


It sounds like the dvd lens has packed up, but not the blu ray lens. Are the ps2 games your trying to load all clean? Do DVD's work? If not it sounds like your lens. So phone sony its a job for them, if you from the uk, and ps3 is under 1 year old it'll be free of charge, other countries are different.

May 28, 2008 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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How to transfer ps3 saved game to ps2 memory card ?


I'm fairly positive it wont work that way because the ps2 cannot reconize a ps3 game the same way the xbox wont recognize an xbox360 game.

Jan 09, 2008 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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