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I don't think the disc spins when I put it in my ps2 (slim) When I open the door the disc orientation is exactly the same as when I put it in. The console makes a noise like its spinning or trying to spin but I don't think its moving. The screen that comes up (almost instantly) is the browser/ configuration screen the same as if there is no disc in the machine. Thanks for you help.

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Either the laser lens is dirty and needs to be cleaned with rubbing alcohol and a cotton swab, or the laser lens circuit is faulty and will have to be replaced.
You should be able to remove the cover and watch the disc spin, If it doesn't then you can test power to the motor. If no power, then there is a bad capacitor or other component in the circuitry, If there is power to the motor, but it isn't spinning, then the motor is bad.

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