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Reading discs Hi, I have gameing store and one of my ps3 consoles reads some games from time to time. When not reading, the blue disc icon simply fails to appear and as soon as it appears, it reads the disc normally. It's pretty stubborn with NBA2K7- doesn't read no matter how many times I tried to start it but other games it reads occasionally. Is that the laser problem?

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Yes this is indeed early signs of the laser problem with the Ps3. It often starts out with one particular game but it is likely that this issue will progress until the unit will not read any disk at all. The only solution is to replace the drive.

You could try cleaning the lens with a DVD cleaning disk to eliminate a dirty lens.

Sony are doing them on an exchange basis for $150 if it is outside its warranty period. If you fancy having a go at replacing the drive yourself there are several videos on YouTube showing how to do this.

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It could be the lazer, a chip in the console, or its just junk :/ (no offense) i suggest getting a new 1 or getting it professionally fixed p.s. some of them want a lot of $$$ lol

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