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Ps3 will not play games or moves from disc.

I got my ps3 40g for christmas and it played fine. In the last month it will not play any games or movies when i put them in the playstation. I had a wireless modem installed so that i can have my desk top, lap top and ps3 online together but ever since i set the ps3 to receive the wireless connection it played online for one day and then the next time i turned it on and a game was in it already it will not register that there is a game in it. It also will not register a movie either. i hope u can help me. Thank u.

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  • Anonymous May 18, 2008

    We got the ps3 in dec 2007. it has worked fine until last week when it decided not read th game disc anymore.



  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2009

    I have a 40g PS3 and it's been working fine, we also have a wireless connection (and it has worked since) I bought a new game, downloaded the updates i got halfway through and i crashed - I've done a full format of the drives and nothing..it doesn't even register that there's a disk or a DVD in the drive..grrrr. I got mine free with a phone deal in the UK. I'm going to call sony and see if they'll do anything!

  • Tacha0014 Apr 25, 2009

    I recently got a 40gb PS3 From a friend of mine. It worked fine for him for the year or more that he had it. but i got it, and two days after i hooked it up, it froze in the middle of a game, and then when i reset the conole, it refused to recognise the disc. when i turn it on, no disc icon shows up, and if i manually eject the disc and put it in again the loading symbol jsut goes for as long as i'll let it. 've reset teh PS3 Settings, and i've Restored Factory Defaults. but nothing works.. this is extremely annoying as i literally had it for two days. is there anything i can do to make it work again??



  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2014

    its not letting me play online an when I was online the other day moders in the room foze my ps3 to where I had to turn the sistom off now I cant even get on a inline game

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I am sorry to say but your bluray laser is dead, they are about $70 on ebay and you can replace them using the guide here: http://progamer.cc/blog/ps3-laser-kem-400a/how-to-replace-a-ps3-bluray-lens-guide.html/ another option is to send to Sony and for $150 (if it's out of warranty) they will replace it.

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Sony will repair for $177.45.

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Sorry to say but its a job for sony, call them up, there numbers on the website explain the probs your having and they will either arrange for a replacement or to repair yours. The problem your having is ti do with one of the recenct updates online. And its all sonys fault!! There replacement service is normally very good. Hope this helps

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