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PSP GAME My PSP won't load any of my games. All what it does is show that one little target looking thing in the lower right hand corner. Any ideas on what to do about it?

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My guess is you used a regular Q-tip to clean the laser lens and it left cotton hairs on the lens. I like to use the foam swabs. You can press the little swtich sticking up inside the UMD compartment. It is on the left and back about 1 inch. When you press it you should see your Laser light up and the spindle spin. This will tell you if the laser and spindlge work. You can physically move to Laser over to the right a few clicks and put the UMD back in it and look to see if the laser moves left and right. if it still does light up, spin the spindle and move left and right, then it probably will need its lens cleaned.

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look all i didwas take a cotton swab (the one that goes in ur ear) and tore off a little peice and rolled it into a ball and u should see a little square lookin thing and a black little stick lookin thing in the square and thats what makes it read and its located at the top right corner of ur psp 3000 where the silver thing that closes the psp its between there hope this helped!!!!

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sounds like a dodgy disc mate, take it to the store and show them the trouble, they should replace it for you no fee

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Try using a cd cleaner as it may be a dirty lens.

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You might have PSP stop reading UMD discs, First you will do some trouble shooting with what might be wrong with your PSP unit.

first is the Disc Spinning motor. This will not let The disc in the UMD spin. On a working PSP you will hear the disc start to spin up, then you can hear the laser start to twitch, followed by the laser motor moving the laser down the rails.

2nd is something stuck in the UMD gear, try to clean the gear of arm of dust, plastic, soda, and even hair.

and at the last is the actual laser itself. It will not focus the laser to read the UMD disc.

Hopefully this help, Pls post back should you need additional information...!

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EarthQuake,Listen 2 Things could be Happening,Laser is Dirty* WHEN CLEANING LASER>>Ok you'll have to Tear it Down to get to the Laser,you'll find the Laser to be a Little Glass eve next to the Hub That spins,Take a Cu tip and some DENATURED ACAHAHOL and GENTLY wipe the Lens with WET cu tip Then Followed by Dry,Gently Blow on it to Dry it Completly,Now the Second Step,The Hub(Platter)That spins the CD/DVD in the Middle of it is a Spindle,What happens is the Spindle will become loose from the Platter(HUB)What I want you to do is this The Platter is usally Black or Siler and if you look right in the middle of it you will see a Silver dot,Now to Verify you have the right thing it should rotate with your fingers and if you look under it you should see a Motor Now this is the Important Part,Get some superglue,Not Gel the Drip type Where you see the Silver dot in the Middle of the Hub,Put one tiny drop of glue on top of it ,Now after putting on with your figers spin the hub to disperse it let dry for 1 hour,Put Back together and Try Let me Know..... Good Luck Tech

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