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Disc loading my PS3 BD games my DVDs and PS2 titles wont load, as if my PS3 (60 GB) wont read them? Why is this?

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  • GingerAleMan Jan 20, 2008

    i will add more to my question after seing other similar questions...one day i started my PS3 and Oblivion auto started i shut off the PS3 through the controll...now it wont load/play CDs Blue Ray Discs DVDs PS3 or PS2 discs...HELP PLEASE!!

  • ATRUSOLDIER Jan 29, 2008

    MY CONSOLE WONT READ AN LOAD ANYTHING I JUST GOT IT BOUT 4 MONTHS AGO. WHATS THE PROBLEM

  • Anonymous Oct 04, 2008

    ps3 games work ok wont read ps2 or dvds

  • adamherron81 Nov 02, 2008

    same situation, but it will play music cds

  • Anonymous Nov 02, 2008

    My PS3 won't read any of my games. Everything else is working fine but when you put a disc in it won't read it.

  • smithkatie Jan 11, 2009

    i have the same problem my ps3 will not load games or dvd's or cd's why ? is this ?

  • Anonymous Mar 27, 2009

    discs load in system but system apparently doesnt read them. Thinking icon swirls but no go

  • abyanosman Mar 27, 2009

    my ps3 has a swirly thing on the top right corner and it wont go away and a disk is not even in there and loads all dayy cant even move anything!

  • Topher98 Mar 28, 2009

    I bought a used 60GB PS3 system that works perfectly for all PS2 games, cd's and DVD's, but will not play any Blue-ray discs. So far, can only get one PS3 game to play (Hulk). Tried Motor Storm but can't get icon to even show-up under the "game" menu. Bought a lens cleaning disc that says specially made for Blue-ray and game consoles--which works and says that the lens is now clean, but still same result. A friend said that it could be the "ic chip", that needs to be replaced. Does anybody know about or heard of that? If so, please reply with any info you could give me. 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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