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Games will not load,I have tried movies,and games,everything else seems to be working fine,just cant play movies or games..

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If your games will not load then you will need to get it repaired, it happens because the receptors on the back of the drive heat up you can send it back or fix it yourself

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Ok, if you are having problems with loading games/movies that are disc based and not ones that are in the HDD (Hard Drive) or on a usb drive (This means digital movies and games), chances are your PS3's Blue Ray drive is damaged and you will need to get a replacement. If you can't play anything even if it's Digital/HDD based or Disc based, you may have to send it in for repairs, or get a Replacement PS3.

Posted on Nov 17, 2009

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