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Playstation 3 My son's playstation 3 just stopped reading all disks out of the blue- and the disk icon doesn't appear on the screen. He swears he didn't drop it or anything. What can I do? Thanks!

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Its a problem with the latest download update. sorry to say but its a job for sony as long as its still under warranty. just phone them up explain the probs your having and they will send you a new (normally reconditioned) unit out. i'm getting my new one tomorrow. upset it broke but sony's replacement service is very good.

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