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Disc read error

My playstation 2 was working fine,now everything i try to play(games,cd's,dvd's) will not work.It says disc read error.

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  • pirategirl Feb 20, 2008

    I cleaned theisc drive and it is now working great. thanks.

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Try cleaning the eye on the disc drive. If that doesnt work You will need a whole new disc drive

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