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Won't read games

When I put a disk in, I sometimes get it to read the disc, but most times it will not read game discs.

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Clean the lens with a can of compressed air or a cheap cd cleaner (CD with brushes on it). Common for the lens to get dirty and not read games.

Hope this helps.

Posted on Oct 05, 2009

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