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My ps3 wont play games. when i put a disc in the blue light comes on then just shuts off. what do i do?

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The laser has probably gone out. I would first try cleaning the laser lens with a q-tip and some alcohol. If that doesn't work, then a new laser will have to be installed. Lasers can be purchased online or on ebay, but you will have to know which laser is inside your unit before ordering. If you don't feel comfortable doing the repair yourself, then your local game store can probably repair it for you or tell you someone that can.

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