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My PS3 is no longer reading games or movies and i tried to vacuum it out, what else can i do?

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My ps3 console will not read my games or movies and try a disc cleaner & nothing


The problem is not normally with the discs itself but with the lens coming away from where it needs to be.
You just need to readjust the lens that sounds difficult but really it is not too tough.
Check out this PS3 Repair blog and get the fix you need.

Nov 25, 2011 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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My ps3 stopped reading all disc games movie cd's how do i fix this


Hi,

This is a very common problem with the PS3 and is most often caused by a problem with the laser on the Bluray drive which is malfunctioning and can no longer 'see' or read the game disk properly.

The PS3 uses a dual laser system. This consists of either a dual refractor type lens or two entirely seperate lenses depending on which pickup is fitted to your particular system. One laser is for reading ordinary DVD disks and PS2 disks and the other for Bluray and PS3 games.


The symptoms you describe are quite typical of a failure of one or both of these lasers.

For more information on how to resolve the problem please have a look at this FixYa Tip on the subject.

Many thanks for using FixYa

Jan 01, 2011 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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My ps3 plays movies but has a hard time reading games


More than likely your laser is failing. You can try cleaning the lens but in all likelihood it will need to be swapped.

Check out this website for more info.

May 22, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Ps3 won't read any discs - no games, no movies.


Hi,

This is an extremely common problem with the PS3 and is caused by a problem with the laser on the Bluray drive which is malfunctioning and can no longer read the game disk properly.

The PS3 uses a dual laser system. This consists of either a dual refractor type lens or two entirely seperate lenses depending on which pickup is fitted to your particular system. One laser is for reading ordinary DVD disks and PS2 disks and the other for Bluray and PS3 games.

The symptoms you describe are typical of a failure of one or both of these lasers.

For more information on how to resolve the problem please have a look at this FixYa Tip on the subject.

Many thanks for using FixYa.

Nov 17, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Ps3 will no longer play games or movies


If your PS3 is not playing games or movies any more then this is quite a simple fix you just need to clean the system you can do this yourself or send it back for repair

Nov 05, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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My PS3 will play PS3 games sometimes. It quit


sounds like a dead Laser they are a dual laser will read DVDs n CDs but wont read Blueray movies or PS3 games Laser might need replacing

Oct 19, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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My ps3 wont read ps3 games only ps2 games


sounds like a dead Laser they are a dual laser will read DVDs n CDs but wont read Blueray movies or PS3 games Laser needs replacing

Sep 16, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Ps3 not reading discs!


what is wrong is when you got the blue ray set up it was probly set up diff.if it is not reading games or movies then you eye is scrached.the eye if u dont know is what reads everything

May 27, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Ps3 reads ps2 games and movies, but not ps1 or ps3 games


your blueray lens
the ps3 has 2 different lenses in the disk drive 1 is blueray and the other is just a basic dvd cd lens<
your blueray lens will have burned out if your still under warranty you should be fine to call sony and request a free repair if your not under warranty it will cost around £120

hope this helps

Jan 03, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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My ps3 won't play games


Your blu-ray drive has failed.

Check out my previous posts for a link to my blog site where I explain what you can do to fix this problem.

I'm no longer allowed to mention the link directly.

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Aug 24, 2008 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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