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PLAYSTATION 2 PROBLEM

When I get ready to play my playstation it acts as if the laser is not scanning my games or dvds. I insert the game push the power button and when it comes on it goes straight to the browser and system configuraton screen. So could you please help me and maybe its something I can fix myself. I really can't afford another playstation 2.

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Have you tried cleaning the laser all you need is a lens cleaning cd just put it in the ps2 and let it run its course see if that works

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