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Wont play games or movies

I just wont load any dvd's i get the blinking red light and thats it

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  • j-nizz Mar 21, 2008

    my playstation just wont read anything, it still shows that it is doing something in the top right of the screen, but no discs play.

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Make sure you are up-to-date with version 2.2 (came out last night). Make sure the dvd's aren't dirty or scratched or copies. Other than that, dvd's are hit-and-miss. Try switching to Blu-Ray discs. They are so much better...

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MY PLAYSTATION3 WONT READ GAMES N I HAV ANOTHER THAT HAS THE RED RING


The Blu Ray Laser is wearing out. This is a common issue among the newer video game consoles. The laser is constantly lighting up to read the discs while you are playing your Playstation 3 whether you are playing games, Blu Ray movies, or DVD movies. Eventually the laser will burn out. As it starts to wear out, first the games or movies will freeze. After a while, it will not read Blu Ray at all. Finally it will quit reading anything. You can find lasers at the following website starting at $49.95. The same website also performs repairs of the Playstation 3 console:

http://store.richspsxparts.com/pl3paac.html

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Apr 20, 2011 | Video Game Consoles

Tip

Try this to play DVD movies on your PS2 if it wont play DVD movies.


If your PS2 works fine with Games and just wont play any DVD movies at all.Then you should try this trick to play movies on your PS2:

  1. Turn on your PS2 without inserting any disc.
  2. Menu screen will appear like:894e4e5.jpg
  3. Press the ps_b_triangle.gif (triangle) Button to enter Version Information Menu that looks like3aef030.jpg
  4. Highlight the Play Station Driver as above and again press ps_b_triangle.gif (triangle).
  5. New screen will appear like0163e66.jpg
  6. Highlight the Disc Speed as above and press ps_b_x.gif button,to enter Disc Speed Menu
  7. And set it from Standard to "Fast".
  8. After you set Disc Speed to Fast, Press and Hold Reset Button to turn off your console.
  9. Then again Press and Hold Reset Button till the Blue Light turns on.
  10. Remove the Reset Button and Press it again.
Be patient and wait till the movie plays itself.If your lens is good then it will play DVD in first go else try again till it PLAY your DVD movie.


Thank you!


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on Nov 29, 2009 | Sony PlayStation 2 (PS2) Console

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My ps2 plays movies, and i recently disabled the parental control. now it wont play the games. keeps saying to insert ps2 format disk


please hold red power button for 4 seconds when u are playing the dvd movie. and put the game switch on the ps2

Mar 14, 2010 | Sony PlayStation 2 (PS2) Console

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My PS2 wont play DVD movies


Mine did the same thing "ps2 Glitch" The dvd player goes bad in them and the system will never again play dvd's just game's "get worn out" is what the company told me. I SHOULD HAVE BOUGHT THE WARRENTY Fustrating But I have 2 that only play game's and one that still is holding out. SRY time to buy another one

Dec 16, 2009 | Sony PlayStation 2 (PS2) Console

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My playstation is unable to read dvd movies do i need some kind of cleaner for it and what type?


dOn wOrRy all u hAv to do is
to turn on uR pS2 witthout puttin a DVD oR aNy diSc........
on mEnu screen gOto [options] by pRessing 'triangle' button.........
a new screen will appear select by pressing 'X' [DISC SPEED]....n sEt it to fAst
.....then insert the DVD movie........tURn off PS2....
press n hold the reset button till the blue light is turned on
......release the button and press it again..............
it wOuld take a little tYm foR uR DVD movie to be loAded........
be patient till the movie plays it self..............
If uR DVd still wont play then you should clean your PS2's lens Watch this video.....!!!

Oct 16, 2009 | Sony PlayStation 2 (PS2) Console

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It just wont work


If you have 3 red lights on the ring you have what they call RROD or red ring of death. Bottom right would be hardware failure.

DVD Drive failure most common problem, this ranges from dirty disk error (DDE) message to inoperable drive door, skipping in movies, slow load time or no load or the call customer service errors 10, 11, and 12. To replace the drive it will have to be reflashed.

Feb 18, 2009 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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Ps3 won't play my ps3 disks or movies


sounds like the blu ray diode is burnt.
Send it to Sony for warranty replacement

Aug 30, 2008 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Ps2 will play ps2 dvd games but wont play dvd movies


might want to check the parnet settings on the system

Jul 14, 2008 | Sony PlayStation 2 (PS2) Console

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PS3 locks up when I try to load a PS2 game


If you have a 40GB it has absolutely NO backwards compadability with PS2.

Oct 26, 2007 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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DVD-videos won't play, games do


If your PS2 is chipped for playing PS2 fake games then try the following steps: 1)Insert the DVD movie in your PS2 and hold the power button of PS2 until it light goes red. 2)Now again hold the power button until the light turns in green. and after that your DVD movie should work. ________________________________________________ If above solution does not works replace the lens with a new one.

Sep 01, 2007 | Sony PlayStation 2 (PS2) Console

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