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Ps3 wont read dvd or bluray discs

Bluray movie froze, I cleaned disc reinserted but system seems to not acknowledge a disc. sony screen is ok and can access everthing else, just wont read dvd or bluray discs.

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If you are facing problems of freezing and non-readable disc you should first try lens cleaning, the best option would be to give it for repairs to Sony if your product is under warranty

Posted on Nov 18, 2009

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    Bhautik Joshi Nov 18, 2009

    also you can check if your console is upgraded to latest firmware or not, that could help solving this issue, else you can also do a quick restore on your console, however before doing this kindly take a back up of all your data, you can also post your save file online here

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