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My ps3 won't load any games

My ps3 won't read any discs, games, music, dvd, etc.. I pu tin the disc and i hear it working, but it doesn't start up, ands no icon appears on the menu. The menu does turn on, but nothing else works..please HELP ME! thx

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  • gbaraona Dec 29, 2007

    I have the same problem and as well rcently several people between Dec 24 and Dec 29, its seems there was a problem with the latest firmaware update, the isue is still unresolved, best bet try to return the psp3 to the store for exchange for a new one, it happend on my 60g psp3

  • Anonymous Jan 05, 2008

    Same problem

  • Anonymous Feb 22, 2008

    the system but when i go to put the game in in dont play some said it was the

    lazer

  • Anonymous Feb 23, 2008

    same proplem as mmarco's the lights are on but nobodys home. It will not play any of the games or films.Going to exchange it as its only 8 weeks old.

  • broadbanks Feb 23, 2008

    no media will play this is the third ps3 i had in 2 months with the same problem, they best sort it

  • fiji Mar 17, 2008

    i have the same problem.

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2008

    i have the same crappy problem the goes in but nothing shows up. but the blue light on the front comes on.

  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2008

    no further specifics




    during a game of madden, it froze between screens and now nothing will load...why? dunno

  • MTANG Mar 21, 2008

    I CAN GET ON LINE AND PLAY DEMOS BUT ANYTIME I PUT A DVD OR A GAME IN, IT SAYS LOADING BUT IT NEVER COMES UP.

  • allat Mar 21, 2008

    Same here. Was playing FIFA 08 and then ... nothing. Tried a Blu-Ray... nothing. I tried to look up on the internet if anyone had a solution to the problem and the main one was : Phone Sony and send it back to them, or return it to the shop. So I tried to take it back to the shop (HMV in the UK) and surprise (!) they gave me a new one straight away without asking too many questions.

  • reece123 Jun 15, 2008

    my playstation wont load up any games and music cds and i dont no wat is wrong with it i tried a couple of games and they dont wont and all i have done is keppn tryin to get the games to play but they wont work can u help me please thank you

  • Anonymous Aug 16, 2008

    the same problem is happening for me

  • tally10 Aug 17, 2008

    well turned me ps3 on it works but when i put the games in they wont come what should i do

  • Anonymous Aug 19, 2008

    only my game utiliy and saved game utility icons are showing but not the game i have in the console how do i play??? ARGH

  • Anonymous Aug 19, 2008

    all the icons show accept the game i want to play's icon is not there

  • tally10 Aug 22, 2008

    ps3 is not playing any of my games and cds and dvds wht should i do

  • Anonymous Aug 26, 2008

    wont load discs

  • boro boy Aug 27, 2008

    discs wont load

  • boro boy Aug 27, 2008

    ps3 wont load discs

  • Anonymous Aug 27, 2008

    I put the disc in an any disk dvd,cd,games and no icons pop up

  • Anonymous Aug 28, 2008

    ps3 not reading any cd's

  • Anonymous Aug 30, 2008

    wont load discs    HELP

  • masoncole Sep 02, 2008

    my ps3 games wont load but the dvds will what should i do ?? please help

  • Anonymous Sep 03, 2008

    i have a ps3 and only ps2 games and movies work in it my ps3 games wont work it loads but no icon appears

  • Anonymous Sep 03, 2008

    my ps3 plays oniy ps2 games and movies it does not play ps3 games at all

  • Anonymous Sep 15, 2008

    my ps3 wont play my games or dvd's music or anything that bubble in the left top corner stays there 4ever and my game icon wont pop up what do i do

  • tidus0425 Sep 16, 2008

    Hi! I just bought my ps3 about 2 months ago. I had the same problem as yours. I was playing NBA 2K8 when the game turned glitchy. There were no commentators, the pictures of the players were gone. So I decided to quit the game and ejected the disc. After that, my system won't read any of my other games. Even my original PS2 games won't work. Even audio cds. The icon on the upper right portion appears(the icon when the system is reading the disc), but any cd won't work. Some say that you need to reformat your system, and they had luck doing so. I will try that one of this days. But if that doesn't work, is my PS3's lens damaged? Hope for your needed assistance. Thanks!

  • kdaday61 Sep 18, 2008

    wats the number to sony so that i can get my PS3 fixed cuz this is strate b.s., y make a console that does this type of shyt in the middle Madden 09 and you're playing for $200, i'm pissed, lmao

  • Anonymous Sep 18, 2008

    i have my ps3 since five months and one day when i wanted to play and it wont readf any games, dvds, ps2 games... HELP PLEASE!!!

  • kopite27 Sep 18, 2008

    Menu screnen appears, yet my PS3 console will not read any disc wotsoever.

  • petasse Oct 04, 2008

    Menu screnen appears, yet my PS3 console will not read any disc wotsoever.

  • mo-21 Oct 06, 2008

    wont read any disc?

  • ddevasto78 Oct 06, 2008

    My Playstation 3 will not read games and/or movies. Games dics and movie dics will not play. I can listen to the music and photos I added to the playstation 3, but if I try to play a game or watch a movie nothing happens.

  • Anonymous Oct 10, 2008

    sam problem as u guys

  • Anonymous Oct 14, 2008

    it is stupid i hate when this happens it wont load ive got an overnight movie and it has got to go back tomorrow and my stupid ps3 IS NOT LOADING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I HATE THIS









  • Anonymous Oct 20, 2008

    mine does the same thing just out of no where what's the deal, i need some help please..

  • ngriffin33 Oct 28, 2008

    my ps3 is the same.nate from lpool

  • philieblunt Oct 28, 2008

    the console wont read any disc at all

  • scottbeauche Oct 28, 2008

    my ps3

  • kalanaka56 Oct 28, 2008

    My PS3 wont load anything. i made sure the auto disc start was on, and tried restoring the whole PS3. nothing works!

  • xxnikitaoxx Oct 28, 2008

    My playstation will not load any games dvds music etc. please help

  • tonydebono Nov 05, 2008

    my ps3wont play any discs,dvds,and games

  • frankvanisko Nov 06, 2008

    my ps3 wont load any games or dvds

  • Anonymous Nov 16, 2008

    my ps3 wont load any games, dvds or cds

  • TaRdElLy84 Nov 18, 2008




    all of a sudden my ps3 wont play any games its as if no game was ever inserted and i tried restoring it and it doesnt work what do i do


  • cobra71 Nov 19, 2008

    Same problem,



    No games music or DVDs will load

  • bradley_wind Nov 19, 2008

    I turned on my playstation and it does nothing. I can hear it working but there is a blank screen. PLEASE HELP!!!!

  • Anonymous Nov 19, 2008

    ps3 games and dvd wont play but everything else seems to work ok, even tried to restore.

  • agbadboy Nov 25, 2008

    i was playing on ps3 one night and disceded to go to bed next day after school i put a game in waiting for it to load up you can ear it as its working but it did not come up under the game icon so i tried all my game gta 4, cod4,cod5 and saints row but still no game icon everything seem to be fine but it does not play games

  • Anonymous Nov 28, 2008

    **** guy just downloaded the Home Beta then this **** happens.. when i turn on my ps3, the icons won't load.. all it does it show a bunch of spinning circles = ( help please


  • Feroni Nov 28, 2008

    I will Put a game in and it will not load up

  • daveydavey3 Dec 02, 2008

    i put the game in and the loading sign cums on but it doesnt load ntn

  • lakelandscap Dec 02, 2008

    the console works but when you put in a disc it does not load.

  • garret83 Dec 03, 2008

    Hey, I'm having the same problem. Only watches Cloverfield (bluray) a few nights ago, tried to watch WALL-E (also bluray) tonight and nothings happening. That stupid loading sign just keeps spinning in the top corner. This have anything to do with the Home beta I downloaded? Anybody elses problems start after downloading Home? Hope it can be fixed soon.

  • wehinks Dec 03, 2008

    Just shortly after the 1-year warranty expired, my son's PS3 stopped loading Blue-ray disks and games. It will play regular movies. The Blue-ray disks and games will sometimes load, but then the system freezes within minutes.

  • Anonymous Dec 10, 2008

    it makes a noise like something may be stuck in

  • mjilek Dec 10, 2008

    PS3 won't load any games. Icon appears in the corner but won't read the disk

  • Anonymous Dec 10, 2008

    i have the same problem and my one is only 6 months old

  • Anonymous Dec 12, 2008

    downloaded latest "home" software, since then no disc will load at all. ps3 have said they will repair for free, can tale up to 2 weeks, and can't pick up until 22/12.. great!

  • atvcody Dec 16, 2008

    yeah my PS3 does the same thing. i download Playstation Home 3 days ago, and i just noticed that none of my games work anymore. i bought my ps3 just over a year ago, so its out of warranty, and i am not paying $149.00 to get it fixed. HELP ME!!!!

  • peteroberts1 Dec 16, 2008

    ditto.i got home and nothings working
    and its having trouble signing in.and it keeps freezing on a blank screen but wont turn off


  • gorgegemz Dec 18, 2008

    My fiance and i been played on Saint row 2... but afterward we finish the games... on the next day, we want plays again, but the games wont show up after we put the disc into it. We try put Disc of any Film DVDs and it is working, problem only games area

  • crash3 Dec 18, 2008

    my ps3 wont load any games

  • blawson328 Dec 18, 2008

    i left one of my games paused for about 20-25 min and it froze up. after i reset the game, my game would not load up. i could hear it running but no sound or picture

  • Anonymous Dec 19, 2008

    my ps3 dont recognize ne disks at all but ther is still the spinning disk in the top right corner its long i jus got it but they have refused to take it fr repairs??????????

  • Anonymous Dec 23, 2008

    I too have the same problem, anyone know a solution to solving it?

  • mattmckinney Dec 25, 2008

    Exactly the same. Menu will load and you can do ANYTHING except play a game or a movie. It's simply acts like nothing is in the disc drive.

  • Bad_adam1 Dec 25, 2008

    wont play anything...looks like its loading but nothing shows up. I reformatted the hard drive but nothing still

  • Anonymous Dec 25, 2008

    PS3 wont read anything. Yesterday work ok, today dead.

  • draguilar Dec 25, 2008

    ps3 wont read anything. Yesterday perfect, today dead.

  • Anonymous Dec 25, 2008

    when i put my ps3 game in the dvd/cd drive it does not do anythink it does'nt load the game or dvd what should i do help me please????

  • my-wee-jedi- Dec 28, 2008

    ps3 wont play any games was perfect yesterday and now none of them play.Its only a fe months old!!

  • Anonymous Dec 29, 2008

    imy ps3 wont load games or dvds, it shows the menu screen and l can browse, but nothing else

  • Anonymous Dec 29, 2008

    Same Thing

  • haja1 Dec 30, 2008

    I got call of duty waw for Christmas. It worked for a couple of days but is now failing to load. The ps3 still works with other games. I have changed the disc but the system still fails to load. Any ideas to fix this

  • piddy187 Dec 30, 2008

    i isert the disc in and it does not read the disc

  • Anonymous Dec 30, 2008

    ps3 won't load up any games or dvds.

  • GrIm SoLdJa Dec 30, 2008

    my station wont load ne games its so bad wot a waste of 300 pounds as i have lost my reciept!!!

  • djibrilr Dec 30, 2008

    it wont load any disk



  • Anonymous Dec 30, 2008

    When i turn one the unit I get a blank black screen

  • hayleigh_c Dec 30, 2008

    ps3 won't load any games or disc's. Also the saved games on my hard drive have been wiped off. Help

  • Anonymous Jan 02, 2009

    ps3 won't load any games

  • stilwell23 Jan 09, 2009

    my playstation 3 will not play the games but it like brand new ive had it 4 like 3 months wat should i do plz help me

  • russellmatth Jan 10, 2009

    same as the description put it in sounds like it works but wont read the cd i guess everthing else works but playing games it wont work and it wont auto start the game and the cd wont show

  • losdog57 Jan 11, 2009

    My ps3 alos will not load any games or movies. i can however get to the menu screen but that's about it.

  • Anonymous Jan 12, 2009

    i have been waiting for about 3 months trying to make that icon of game pop up so i can play.i also here the game inside but all i see is just my demos there and my game dosent pop up.if anyone know how to fix this please tell all of us how to because i know im not only one with this horrible problem for ps3.hope someone finds a way!!!



  • familyman200 Jan 12, 2009

    no matter what game i put in the game it will not load the game and i hear it trying to read it. so please someone help me

  • Benartiste Jan 16, 2009

    hi, my ps3 have some problems to read my ps3 games. Sometime it work and sometime it doesn't. What can i do to fix it? Thank you for your attention, have a great life! 

  • Anonymous Jan 16, 2009

    same dnt

  • redkonica Jan 16, 2009

    Help! does anyone know how to fix this problem?

  • Anonymous Jan 16, 2009

    i put the disc in and the load icon appears in the corner but nothing happens

  • king dizzal Jan 18, 2009

    it wount work it just turns gray and the menu wount show up??



    if you know how to fix it tell me at cool8donnie@yahoo.com

  • Anonymous Jan 18, 2009

    the same thing is wrong with mine!!

  • Anonymous Feb 02, 2009

    i cant put a game into the machine

  • MUFCGOODWIN Feb 02, 2009

    when i put my game in it is not registering the game it says saved data utility

  • Anonymous Feb 03, 2009

    the playstation comes on but wont leave the home screen. no icons..... nothing. its 2 yrs old and has been took well care of. please help

  • jones_tyler5 Feb 04, 2009

    i put in the game but nothing pops up. everything else works except the games and movie ext.

  • Anonymous Feb 05, 2009

    when i go 2 turn my ps3 on the screen loads up but no icons appear

  • Keanen123 Feb 05, 2009

    I have the exact same issue with mine!!!

  • Anonymous Feb 08, 2009

    i have same problem

  • SteveOPS3 Feb 08, 2009

    same here - ours is only about 17months old and been more than well looked after.



    We got it after we were told not to get xbox because of the errors on that console.



    Calling sony tomorrow...seems like we need to send it off to get repaired. if anyone else gets a different solution then pls let us know

  • Anonymous Feb 10, 2009

    same here....madden 09

  • pattie66 Feb 10, 2009

    game was working fine and now the games wont load. Just see the spinning disc in the corner.

  • hoeft10 Feb 11, 2009

    I have the exact same problem with mine, I bought it 14 months ago and they want to charge me 150 to fix it.

  • NAVYBADBOY01 Feb 11, 2009

    my playstation won't play my games for the money i payed for this system this is not cool

  • Anonymous Feb 11, 2009

    Won't play PS3 games, But plays PS2 games fine.

  • Mall0 Feb 11, 2009

    i put in the disk but no option to start the game appears

  • Anonymous Feb 19, 2009

    PS3 wont load any discs whatsoever. I just get the little loading icon in the top right corner.

  • Lindy007 Feb 19, 2009

    PS3 sucks...it's running since we see the green/blue lights on when the dvds get inserted, but the tv is not showing anything. 2 YRs out of warranty so probably have to pay $$$ to fix it. They should fix these w/out charging the customers (like the XBox issues).

  • Jayweezy09 Feb 19, 2009

    I'll put my game into the PS3 and it'll load up or whatever, it goes past the credits, and then when the game is actually trying to load, it continuously tries to load the game (I've waited as long as 30 minutes) and it's just stuck trying to load. It doesn't make sense.

  • Anonymous Feb 19, 2009

    my ps3 games are not loading.when i put them in no icon appears or anything.i can go on the internet and go though the whole menu it just wont play any of my gamesssssss

  • mdjunior54 Feb 20, 2009

    I used my ps3 last night with no problems went to play a game and it wont load will not give me an option to play same thing with the dvd i dont know what to do

  • Anonymous Feb 20, 2009

    turned game on game doesnt work i have all other options it just wont load any games

  • Anonymous Feb 21, 2009

    When i turn on the ps3, everything works, but when i insert a game, the game won't load.

  • Anonymous Feb 21, 2009

    i got the same problem and dont know how to fix it



  • Anonymous Feb 21, 2009

    ps 3 wont load ps games or dvd's

  • Anonymous Feb 23, 2009

    MOTHA **** MY PS3 WONT WORK HELPP

  • Anonymous Feb 24, 2009

    i have the same problem

  • booka86 Mar 13, 2009

    i put my disk in and it wont load none of the icons come up apart from the main menu ones and when i click on 1 it freezes i did have a corrupt data thing come up could that be te problem my ps3 is a 60 gb if that has any thing 2 do with it can someone please help me

  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2009

    my ps3 wont read the disk

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2009

    Same exact problem

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2009

    i hav ethe same problem i try to keep ejecting disc and put it back a lots and still not working

  • holy goalie Apr 07, 2009

    my ps3 will not read games, but reads videos, music and photos. CAN SOMEONE HELP, PLEASE!

  • ellanice Apr 11, 2009

    im gonna try the cleaning out thing i guess

  • ellanice Apr 11, 2009

    im gonna try the cleaning out thing

  • Anonymous Apr 11, 2009

    wont load games

  • onetrukid Apr 12, 2009

    the dvds work put my games dont i went to play my games :(

  • devildogcard Apr 13, 2009

    I have the same problem my PS3 turns ON buttheirs no icons and it will not tplay games or movies.

  • Anonymous Apr 13, 2009

    Mine does the same thing like no icon s showing its running and theres green and blue lights on the same

  • TFitzpatri Apr 13, 2009

    i have the same problem and mine has a blue and green light on the front

  • TFitzpatri Apr 13, 2009

    i have the same problem and it has a blue and green lights on the front of mine to

  • renzoj1808 Apr 25, 2009

    when i put in a disk any disk it won't load...the load icon is going but nothing happens HELP HELP PLEASE

  • afrodude101 Apr 26, 2009

    PLEASE HELP. I put the game in the ps3, it loads up and then for call of duty for example it comes up with loading in the bottom corner of the screen but never loads. it also when you press the PS button to go to ps3 menu never loads. PLEASE HELP

  • Anonymous May 09, 2009

    my ps3 just goes black when i turn it on and when i put a disk in the loading icon comes up but still stays black

  • Anonymous May 19, 2009

    My PS3 main screen works but when i put a disc in, the icon that is shaped like a disc under game does not appear. PLEASE HELP ME OUT!

  • Anonymous May 25, 2009

    Me to it started on just on the ps3 games but now it is both ps3 games and ps2 games

  • birermaje May 11, 2010







    Solution link . . . www.SonyPlaystation3.com











    .

  • bnpbad May 11, 2010

    Try this link www.sony.com/playstation3

    To find your best solution.




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I have the same problem i put all my game discs in and i see the little circle reading the disc but nothing show up i need help i want to play badddd

Posted on Aug 16, 2008

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I had this problem and this is the solution that fixed the ps3 for me.
As daft as it sounds its all down to the display settings of your ps3 in comparison to your tv - I believe that updates on certain games and/or internet has changed a few settings by accident which have caused this to happen.

Solution. (HDMI Cable)

Step 1: go to Settings > Dsiplay Settings > Video Output Settings > HDMI > Custom
Step 2 Now untick everything apart from 576p and 720p
Step 3 Confirm all settings by pressing "X" and following the steps.
Step 4 Insert a game and start cheering for joy as your PS3 now works.

Posted on Dec 30, 2008

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You dont need to fix it .. first :
1. install playstation home
2.hold the ps botton
3. choose exit then go back to menu and the cd game appear
I Hope this helps :)

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As this is an old topic, I figured I will just throw out there that when this happens, call Sony. After you have done everything they ask (update firmware and reset system settings) with no success, you will end up having a box sent to your house from Sony. They will then provide you with either a new or refurbished system.

Posted on Oct 20, 2008

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    Is it free? And sony's number is?

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MY PS3 WON,T LOAD ANY GAMES OR MOVIES GETS TO MENU SCREEN AND WILL NOT LOAD

Posted on Sep 19, 2008

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Same with most here, i had the problem my PS3 games would not load, no problem with dvd's or other games, tried setting it back to default in the settings through the menu...that did not work, what did work for me is this.. 1.turn your system off so all that is showing is ur red light, 2. Hold down the start button till it beeps three times (it will turn itself off again) 3. now again, hold it down for another 2 beeps and release b4 its gets to a third, and follow the on-screen prompts. It should now be working, cause it worked for me, before i tried it i was also worried i would have to send it in to Sony. thankgod i didnt cause im stuck out on an island and it would have taken far longer than most people to get it back. Hope i helped at least a few of you out there with this imformation and goodluck.

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Firstly determine that the disc is not dirty or corrupt. simply by trying another disc.

Turn off from power and turn on again so single red light is illuminated at the front of the ps3. remove discs!!!
Simply press and hold the standby button and it will beep keep it held until another beep (usually abuot 10 secs) and the green light will illuminate. if successful the screen will jus display black. if so press and hold the standby button again like bedfore but this time wait for a third beep before releasing. If done correct a menu of 6 options will display. if not try the ps on a different TV and ensure that you are definatly on the right channel (eg av 1 or av 2 blah)

Select restore to default and proceed with the steps, when prompted pressing "x" to continue.

You may find the hard drive is corrupted and it will begin to restore. continue. (or any other system information is corrupted) just continue to restore at the playstations prompts. It may take a few times to completely restore it, but hopefullly the playstation will go back to working condition. If not contact sony. good luck!

Posted on Dec 25, 2008

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My ps3 wont read any discs, games, etc. I put in the disc but it doesnt show. Please help.

Posted on Oct 20, 2008

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Well I think i have a solution try getting a can of compressed air and blowing out all of the dust, maybe alot of dust got into the system and got damaged. Hope this helps.

Posted on Oct 06, 2008

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This is a fault with nearly all ps3 i had the same with mine wouldnt play blu-ray only play normal disks sometimes it played blu-ray dvd but it never played blu-ray games. its not the laser like sony tell you, otherwise it wouldn`t play normal disks its the same laser, they say this because sony dont make the blu-ray parts and they dont know how to fix them they just swap the whole drive. its a chip inside that reads the blu-ray disks, the way to solve it is to reset to factory settings then if its still not working format all your system (but remember to backup anything you want to keep onto a memory card) i have fixed several ps3 like this now, the chip just needs resetting which happens when you do as above. If this doesnt work its more serious than you thought and buying a blu-ray laser about £40 wont fix it u will need a full blu-ray drive about £100. At this point if i was you id sent it back to sony and pay the out of waranty fee of £142 because you get another waranty for the extra price.

Posted on Mar 23, 2009

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Guys i know wat it is on the left side of ur ps3 take the cover off and take out the drive then take it to best buy tell them u want one just like it then take it and put it bak in there and it will be fine this problem happens b/c ppl go a long time with out turning it on or dusting molds in there on the drive just remember to buy a can of air and clean it bout every 6 months

Posted on Dec 28, 2008

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How do u fix it

Posted on Oct 06, 2008

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First, Let me just say I think Sony Are a bunch of robbers!!!! 150 bucks to send me a refurbished piece of ****!!! What I did (if you are daring enough) is take the system apart, lift the cover off the blu-ray loader and wiped the lens with a kleenex softly. There are videos all over youtube on how to disasemble you PS3. Not hard at all. There is also a ribbon looking thing that connects the whole thing. Lift the black lock so the ribbon comes out, give it a wipe put it all back in and reasemble. I'm not saying this will work for you, but it did for me. Been working great now for almost 3 months. If your warrenty is still good and you have your reciept then you might want to send it in, but in my case I had nothing to lose. And you can bet you **** that they wouldn't ent you the same one back, Anyway Hope this is helpfull.

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I got mine xmas day no disc and no menu on hdmi, i went thru av cable and got connected to the net then I did a couple of system updates then I put assasins creed in and it updated again this time it worked. I then went and got myself a component cable from game, got a blank screen , so i held down the standby button for a few seconds till the second beep then it set itself and I could play 1080i, it takes some setting up this ps3, and I dont class myself as too thick!

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Ok I just took my PS3 apart and it had a game in it i put it all back together but now it will not let me even put a game into the machine

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Wont read any discs? ive bought disc cleaners still nothing? please help me thank you

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I had one problem with my 1st ps3 where the screen went blank when i turned it on the sent me a new one then now nere to christmas it messed up again it wont play any games i phoned custmer helpline there send some to come and repair it lets hope the new ps3 dont mess up but on the 1st ps3 my parent were gunna get me another one for christmas till i phoned up they wont take the ps3 in if theres no need hoped this helped anyways

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I have the same problem i put all my game discs in and i see the little circle reading the disc but nothing show up i need help i want to play badddd

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Check the resolouition setings in display setings on your ps3 menu only have the screen set to the res on the back of the game box only have this selected and the one you cant change i had the same prob rang sony and they guided me through very helpful

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If under warrenty give sony a call explain your problem do what they say. i did. my ps3 didnt read games but if did it would freeze 5 min though it and the sound went off. now after i rang sont they are sending me a new 60gb replacment.

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This is the best for fixing the PS3 I didnt need to spend nearly as much and its great for almost all PS3 fixes http://7dd75z37s7818yacr9o75bvw31.hop.clickbank.net/

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My PS3 won't play any discs: games, movies, etc. I made sure the auto disc start was on. I even went so far as to restore my PS3. nothings working!

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Mine went down two yesterday . have it about 2 years now so warranty prob gone. i thought sony were good

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My playstation 3 doesn't work doesn't load games.

i am thinking maybe dust has got into the fan.
mine is still under warrenty so am hoping i can get a exchange.

Posted on Oct 28, 2008

Bin it buy a 360 and be happy!

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I was playing Mag, when my screen went black...... i cant play any games i own or any DvD's. I've called sony and they told be there is no troubleshooting they can do. i have to pay $198 to get it repaired.....my warranty is gone. Please, somone help me! what do i do, besides calling sony?!!!

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I had a 60gb ps3 which played ps2 games - we sent it to repairer as we had extended warranty - received it back but it would not boot up so re-sent it back and was told it was not worth repairing so we got a new 80GB one. We have found out that the new PS3s only play limited PS2 games...I think this is due to the problem we had. It seems when the 60GB play PS2 games then the system then becomes uncompatible with the PS3 games and freezes. There is no way we will play the PS2 games on it...we lost all our data on the games...

Posted on Mar 23, 2009

You guys all ****!

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This is **** ive just had my 360 fixed for the 2nd time :@ now my ps3 broke

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Ring sony n they will come nd pick it up my warranty had even run out but they said they will fix it on behalf of sont :)

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My ps3 40g wont play games and wont shut down properly

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Just turn off when red light is flashing hold it for 10 seconds

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What has happened is that your hard drive has been corrupted. I recently upgraded to a 500 GB hard drive and the same thing happened to me 2 months in with the new hard drive. When i replaced the 500 GB with the original 80 GBdrive, the system worked perfectly. So you can either spend $163 (Price with tax for sony to fix it) or you can spend $125 for a new 500 GB hard drive. Unless you have backed up your system before it broke, either way you will lose your data

Hope this solved it,
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it could be the laser that might of burnt out if not then it could be something to do with the console

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thats quite a common problem..you will have to contact sony for a replacement if its in the warranty period..i had the same problem. :(

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oh that happened to mine its because the laser is broken you need to take itback to the shop and either get it repaired or they will give you a new one . they should do . but all the 40 GB ones are breaking at though moment my friends broke and he got an 80 GB instead :D hope this helped

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You can take a can of air and blow it into the drive. There could be dust or dirt on the laser.

If that doesn't work then its either going to be a bad laser in the dvd drive or main board inside of the dvd drive that is bad. You can order replacement lasers for your ps3 dvd drive on Ebay or you can replace the whole drive as well and find those on Ebay.


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