Question about Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

Open Question

Will not play games or DVD's

Console will not play games or DVD's but still plays music that is saved to the hard drive. Problem started after attempting to play the new Call of Duty, Modern Warfare 2. The game updated the system to 3.01 but the game froze up and would not play. Ever since the system will not play games or DVD's.

Posted by on

Ad

6 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad
Elite_FEC
  • 3 Answers

SOURCE: please help, my ps3 has the yellow light of death

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4_Ic1_TY-GU
follow this link this may help with your yellow light of death situation.Best video to watch is from djwhetzel, on how to fix yellow light of death.

Posted on Nov 13, 2009

Ad
  • 13 Answers

SOURCE: after playing the new call of duty 4 modern

I had the same problem. Dont you alcohol though as it can remove the protective film on the lenz. go to a chemist and just buy some standard lenz cleaner, apply it to a cotton tip and clean the lense in small circular motions. Then dry the lenz with a clean dry cotton tip in small circular motion.

Posted on Nov 22, 2009

  • 3 Answers

SOURCE: ps3 console crash when playing call of duty modern

un plug it for 1 minute

Posted on Dec 04, 2009

  • 186 Answers

SOURCE: PS3 Unresponsive

unplug it for 1 minute to reset try it again

Posted on May 02, 2010

SOURCE: i turned off my ps3 system while saving now it wont play any disc

IF YOU ARE UNDER WARRANTY SEND IT IN!Try "restoring file system" first. If that doesn't work listen to the drive very close where you insert a disk. If it sound like it is spinning then you probably have a dirty Bluray lens and alcohol and Q-tip fixes it just fine. If you here a "studder" noise (usually in 2 intervals) then you need a new Bluray lens. This tells you which one you need.
http://www.ps3laser.com/ps3-laser-compatibility-chart/
Your model number is on the back left on teh console and starts with CECH.

Good l;uck

Posted on May 19, 2010

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

My ps3 game called '[PROTOTYPE]' says it has no memory but i just got the ps3 from USA and haven't saved anything. Is there a problem with the hard disk.


It could be just the error saying there is no old save file found, which is normal if you are just starting the game. Play the game and it should attempt to save automatically or ask you to save. Play it for a good 30 minutes, if it hasn't asked you to save it is probably auto-saving. Try turning the system off and trying the game again. If you get the same error about no memory then yes the hard drive is having an issue. Call Sony at:

1-800-345-7669

Sep 21, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

2 Answers

Games read as DVD


ive found its just a dirty lens the best way if you can is open the console and dvd drive and clean the lens by hand its simpler than it sounds if that dont work it needs a new lens and now you have opened the console and drive its easy to replace. hope this helps dont be intimidated by opening the console its not hard just make sure you have a torq 10 screwdriver

Jul 13, 2009 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

1 Answer

I put a new drive in my xbox 360 and it wont play games


every DVD drive is "married" to the motherboard. They both have a special key that keeps them together. Without that key the motherboard will not accept the DVD drive and it won't be able to play games ever again. You can extract the key from you old DVD drive and "spoof" it to the new one. That's the only way it'll work.

Jun 16, 2009 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

1 Answer

Cannot play latest game on xbox.


If you have very low hard drive space, the console may not be able to start a new file, or buffer enough content to play a game...

May 28, 2009 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

1 Answer

MY xbox stopped saving on my Oblivion game


alright. Auto saving is an option within the game. You can probably find it within the start menu.

Try running a DVD cleaning CD through your xbox. You might have a dirty lens.

Mar 19, 2009 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

1 Answer

DVDs and BDs won't play on my PS3 80gb


Chances are it's a hard drive saving problem, since it can still read blu-ray games.If this really bothers you, then save all data you want to save (game data, game saves, music, photos, etc.) then do a complete system restore, update again if it's still doing it then you know it's a HDD problem. But if it's still under warranty call up sony and they will set up with a fixed unit.

Jan 24, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

1 Answer

Inserted disc press play grinding sound and disc left scrapped


If your xbox box it's new I would take it back and get another one, becase you do probable have problems with your dvd drive and it will keep scratching the games. the laser on the drive doesn't work as hard when playing a music cd than when it plays a game or a dvd.

If you don't want to take it back, then play a couple dvds and if it reads then fine then you could try again. it shiudn't take more than ten second to read a game so if its taking longer just get it out.

Dec 27, 2008 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

1 Answer

Reads music cd only


its because the potimeter "small electrical screw" on the dvd laser assembly needs to be adjusted "the laser is starting to go bad and turning the pot would add more power output on the laser "note that this should only be done by someone who knows how to use a multimeter well and electronics well because doing this can do good and make it read dvds, and doing this could also destroy the laser head assembly too. people do this to make their drives play hard to read cds/dvds. and this method can also drastically shorten the life of your laser. so look into this alot before you attempt. google search "dvd pot tweak" without the quotes

Oct 28, 2008 | Microsoft Xbox Console

1 Answer

Xbos 360 core arcade


This one is cheaper because it comes without a hard drive. It is just the same as the ones with a hard drive but without a hard drive. Yes you can play all the games but it is recomended that you get a hard drive one. You can save games music and game upgrades on it.

Jul 11, 2008 | SNK Xbox 360 Arcade Console

Not finding what you are looking for?
Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console Logo

Related Topics:

71 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Sony Video Game Consoles & Games Experts

Zhenya Ogorodnikov

Level 2 Expert

218 Answers

shaun taylor

Level 3 Expert

1525 Answers

marley mcelhinney

Level 3 Expert

490 Answers

Are you a Sony Video Game Console and Game Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...