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PS2 does not read DVD movies

My PS2 (modded) does not play ANY DVD movies (neither originals nor copied DVD-Rs). The screen shows 'reading disc' but does not progress to playing the DVD movies. Please help!!

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What kind of mod chip brand was installed

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