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Playstation 3 won't recognize, load or play games or blue ray movies--can play downloaded demos no problem--have only had it for a couple months?? Was this piece of junk worth my hard earned $400+ dollars???

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First Clean the lens:
http://www.ehow.com/how_2036275_clean-lens-dvd.html

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