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My ps3 will not load any games.How do i fix it myself

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  • Anonymous Feb 24, 2008

    after installing new software update ver 2.10 on my ps3

    it will not load any ps3 games but ps2 games do load and dvds

    is there a problem with the update can i fix this myself somehow

  • Anonymous Feb 27, 2008

    Yes we have the same problem. Up dated still will not play disk!

  • redcom12 Mar 08, 2008

    I'm having the same problem.  does any one have a solution?

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2008

    I updated to ver. 2.17 and now EA ncaa 08 will not play. All other games will play.

    The funny thing is, 08 did play on the day of the update then the next day I put the disk in and nothing happens. It is like the PS3 dos not know its there.

  • mackers20 Mar 15, 2008

    finished playing cod4 ,tried 2 put on fifa 08 would not read disc or any other game,it will play dvds,just not blueray,i updated system 2 2.17 a day ago is that the problem?LOL WOT IS GOIN ON

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2008

    my ps3 wont play games dvd s ore cd

    • i was playing tiger woods 08 wantet 2 play cod4 and it just dident play eni more waht is the proplem

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2008

    not loading games

  • Lucus Mar 24, 2008

    My PS3 NHL 2K8 will not load but all my other games do. Any solutions please. It is a 60gb PS3 and I have an HD LCD TV.

  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2008

    it will not load any games dvds or cds

  • martin4354 Mar 31, 2008

    my ps3 says load error and some times says corrup disk

  • lgreatscot Mar 31, 2008

    it will not load games but it plays dvds and cds

    have deleted some of the saved games it helped alittle but still will not load games

  • trinac29 Apr 06, 2008

    my ps3 will not load any games or do anything else.

  • maki5793 Apr 16, 2008

    my ps3 wont load games dvd cds but the internet works

  • Anonymous Apr 20, 2008

    ps3 will not load games

  • rgoodo Apr 20, 2008

    My ps3 will not load and I have no display.

  • niknakonobi Apr 20, 2008

    Yup same as the others will not read any of the disks and it's only 4 months old

  • cav18 Apr 20, 2008

    will not load anything!

  • nic-a-dic Apr 20, 2008

    my ps3 loads everything but games i can play movies cds and even ps2 games but not my ps3 games.

  • mikeco517 Apr 20, 2008

    mlb the show will load up til you press start...then nothing loads on the next screen...this started right after a system update...

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  • Anonymous Apr 24, 2008

    I've had my ps3 4 months and for some reason it wont load any games. Not even the ones i havnt played yet. Any ideas? Mines not connected to the internet.

  • Anonymous Apr 25, 2008

    Same problem. will not load ps3 games, blue movies, or ps2 games. will play dvd's though. tried system restore, DID Not WORK.....

  • tdan May 24, 2008

    My ps3 will play and load EVERYTHING but PS3 games, and this happened suddenly!? anyone help?!?!

  • rwood May 27, 2008

    my ps3 will not load n e thing ive restored the system ive disconnected from the wall ive changed the place were its played

  • Anonymous Jun 02, 2008

    Yep, Just happened to me... what the F?

  • hilda35 Jun 03, 2008

    mine just stopped playing games / DVDs too - was told to restore the system by Sony helpline - currently doing this - it takes 2.5 hours and deletes all your saved history! Will let you know the outcome!

  • chrispike Jun 03, 2008


    I was playing GTA4 when it suddenly froze on me. I turned the concol off and back on but it wouldnt load a game. I tried other games but no luck,. I havent tried DVDs yet but my games wont play.

    I have formatted the hard drive and restored the playstation 3 but no such luck.

    Any help please.......?

  • hilda35 Jun 03, 2008

    I've restored the PS3, lost all my data, and still no joy with loading any games - looks like the whole system will now have to go off to Sony to be fixed!!!

    Will let you know outcome!

  • jesse57 Jun 08, 2008

    my ps3 when i turn it on, goes to a purple screen with loads of diferant options.but there is nothing on there which lets me start the game,can anyone help me. much apreciated,jesse

  • Anonymous Jun 09, 2008

    my ps3 will play videos and cds but will not play ps3 games.

  • hueyp Jun 13, 2008

    my disc drive stopped working when i tried to play mgs4

  • Anonymous Jun 14, 2008

    my ps3 will not load any games

  • slimshakey Jul 13, 2008

    it will not load ps3 games but will load dvds and music cds

  • sexy_ryan123 Aug 26, 2008

    it wont load games it was fine this morning so i did reset the system

  • johnny541 Aug 31, 2008

    My PS3 system works great for all games, except MLB The Show 08? This game loaded 3 times, and otherwise it freezes up before you can select teams to play. Any ideas out there? Much appreciated!! john

  • Anonymous Oct 07, 2008

    had my ps3 since may played it for 20-25hrs then went to play a new copy of mgs and it froze now it wont even acknowledge a game/dvd is in it? rang sony they want to send me a recondition unit that could have done 500hrs+ for all I know! also no compensation for the two months of $69.99 of broadband it took me to fill the hard drive and my warranty doesn't start again it continues from original purchase on their couldbe dodgy reco !

    shame sony shame!!!!!

  • Anonymous Nov 23, 2008

    will not load anything

  • inkspot1020 Nov 24, 2008

    my p3 ill not the new or the old games or dvds what do i do to fix this problem!

  • Anonymous Dec 25, 2008

    The PS3 will do anything, but you just can't load a game and play a game.

  • Anonymous Jan 18, 2009

    same thing with me

  • Anonymous Feb 11, 2009

    it will not load disks

  • Anonymous Feb 17, 2009

    my ps3 will not load any games

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2009

    i think its the dumb f u c k i n g ps3 its junk i hate im going back to xbox i told the dumb ****** i sue and i am i called my laywer and they are screwed hahahhahah sony u liers

  • ecowarrior Apr 05, 2009

    ps3 all ok until we load a game and nothing happens under the game option. does not show game loaded

  • middi1 Apr 26, 2009

    I have the exact same problem where the game does not load. That is BS that sony wont do anything about the issue and charge customers to fix the issue. There competitors fix there issues for free. We should all sue sony together.

  • Anonymous May 03, 2009

    Omg really doing my head in jus wanna play ma new games... i have the same problem tooo

  • markhamdana May 06, 2009

    I am having the same problem! I am upset the Sony wants to charge $150 dollars for the repair. If anyone can help Please do so.



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Yep, Just happened to me... what the F?
we need to get all of us togeter and sue ******* sony.
I tryed to call them she said I need to pay $150 So they can fix but if everybody has the same problem I think is the ps3 problem.
So therefore they should fix this for free.

Posted on Oct 04, 2008

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If it is under warranty, then Sony should fix it for free. If it's out of warranty then yeah you are going to pay to get it fixed. The reason Microsoft is still fixing their systems for free is that the 360 is a bad design all-together and they have to keep extending their warrenty.

If it won't load a disc, then more than likely your blueray laser is out. If you want to fix it yourself look online to purchase a new or refurb laser and change it out. It literally takes 15 minutes to change it and put it back together. And you just need a screw driver, and a security t-8 bit (might be security t-10).

If you turn on the system and just get a black screen, turn it off and back on (when you see a red light) and hold the power button until it beeps for a third time (it should turn back off). Turn the power back on and it may work, if not it's normally a bad hard drive which is easily changed.

Of course it could be a few other issues as well but these are the commons.

Posted on Apr 28, 2009

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Got to this website
or wat i did is leave my ps3 game in the ps3 for about 30 min-45 n i took it back out and put it bacc in. or turn off the 1080 then put the disc bac in and turn it bac on

Posted on Apr 30, 2008

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Ive got this problem i have firmwire 2.42 aint that the latest 1 out

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  • johnnyboi2k8 Aug 26, 2008

    what should i do !!!


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Have you tried unplugging it and plugging it back in if that does not work your hard disc is fried and if you want to check yourself you cantake off the hard dsc cove and see if the hard disc is burnt or not

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  • ghost12109 Jun 08, 2008

    have you tried unplugging it and plugging it back in if that does not work your hard disc is fried and if you want to check yourself you can take off the hard disc cover and see if the hard disc is burnt or not u will need to buy a new hard disc tho


I agree, i think we need to start a lawsuit. Microsoft and nintendo would just fix the problem but Sony wants to charge us!!

Posted on Oct 26, 2008

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Wait for a new firmware update

Posted on Feb 25, 2008

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Use this totaly worked for me with my Ps3. Its a total repair guide for all that stuff

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SOURCE: My PS3 out of the blue can't read my games.

dont blow in the ps3 it messes up the lens witch reads the games and i think you lens has gave up if its under warrenty ring and ask

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