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My PS3 will not read the games but it plays movies and demos that i down load

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My ps2 does the same thing but the real problem is the game:
1 check to see if it does that on certain games like rated T or M (some systems are able to block high rated games)
2 if thats not the case the beam reader needs to be fixed ( which is not easy) the reader is that little thing that moves back and forwards and scans the games data to play it, hopefully its just dusty which by being wiped by a wet cloth or paper towel make sure to dry it quickly and wait at least 2 or 3 minutes.
and i have a question for you: is it possible to down load demos onto a ps2? if so how? i havent played my ps2 in a while but i have started again.

  HOPE THIS HELPED

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