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Will not read disk

Will not read game disk. Cleaned the system but it still does not read any games

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    Jesus Bryan Soriano May 11, 2010

    Please check it your PS3 console is able to read DVD movies and other disc formats aside from blu-ray discs

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You might have a bad lazer. get it checked

Posted on Apr 28, 2010

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  2. Determine if this happens with more than one game by inserting a different game into the system.
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If the error occurs with only one game, follow the individual game disc troubleshooting
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  2. Check for Unlicensed products. Make sure that you're using only licensed products with your Nintendo system. Unlicensed products are not tested for compatibilty and may not work correctly with all games. Try playing the game without the unlicensed accessory.
  3. Ensure the games are being loaded properly. With the power turned off on the system, replace a Game Disc (printed side up) in the system, press down gently on the Game Disc until it locks on the center hub. Close the Disc Cover and press the power button ON to see if the game comes on the screen. Try this with a few of your games.
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Try different games on it and see if the system is reading any of the games. If its not then the laser is bad and the drive will need to be replaced.

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  1. Some games may need to be cleaned. Clean each disc with a soft, slightly damp cotton cloth (use water only). Clean them from center towards the edges; do not use a circular motion. DO NOT use paper. Once they are cleaned, dry the disc using a dry portion of the cloth and wiping in the same style as you did to clean the discs. After all of the water is gone, let the discs sit for at least two minutes to completely dry before inserting any of them into the Nintendo GameCube.
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  3. Ensure the games are being loaded properly. With the power turned off on the system, replace a Game Disc (printed side up) in the system, press down gently on the Game Disc until it locks on the center hub. Close the Disc Cover and press the power button ON to see if the game comes on the screen. Try this with a few of your games.
If Troubleshooting doesn't fix the problem, and it is happening with all your games, then your system will need repair. Check out our convenient repair options.

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