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Hello,

You can try the steps below. Its from PlayStation Forum:

1. Turn off Playstation®3.
2. Hold the power button down; the system will turn on and turn off once again.
3. Once the System has been shutdown, re-press you finger until you hear 2 consecutive beeps
4. When you hear the 2 beeps take finger off power button.
5. You will be prompted to plug in your controller via USB and then hit the PS button
6. The Recovery menu will pop up.

The current Recovery Menu supports:
• Restart System: Restarts the PLAYSTATION®3 System.
• Restore Default Settings: Reset all system settings back to default.
• Restore File System: Checks for corrupt/missing system files.
• Rebuild Database: Rebuilds the OS for the PLAYSTATION®3.
• Restore PS3 System: Fresh restore; Deletes everything and starts from Scratch.
• System Update: Update the PLAYSTATION®3 System

If the above steps still does not solve the problem, then I think will have to update your Ps3.

Update your PS3 (in the settings menu the 1st option).

Go on the internet browser on the PS3 then go on the menu press triangle then on one of them there are delete cookies and the delete the others as
well as cookies.

You could also try this as well: put the PS3 on then press the eject button (with no disc in) then hold it and switch the PS3 off at the back with your finger on the eject button still holding it, then put it back on and the fan test should be working this may cool it down. It might be over heating.

But if your problem is not still solved, then maybe you should call sony for further assistance.

I wish you good luck.

Posted on May 03, 2010

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: disc read error clean disc

The laser hasn't necessarily failed. This has happened to me in the past with certain games. I solved this problem by deleting the Xbox 360 cache. This can also solve various other problems on the console.

Clearing the cache removes all game updates which means you have to download them again but it WILL NOT remove your save games and your content so it's safe.

To clear the cache, do the following:

1. Go to the System Tab and select Storage Devices.

2. Highlight your HDD and press Y for options.

3. Enter the following button sequence: X, X, LB, RB, X, X.

4. When the system asks if you want to perform maintenance, choose yes.

5. Now restart your console.

If this doesn't work I'm not sure what to suggest, it probably is a hardware fault.

Hope this helps a little.

Posted on Nov 16, 2009

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SOURCE: XBOX can't read game. Cleaned disc but still get

If your Xbox 360 is not reading games this is because the sensors on the back of the drive have overheated, you need to stop the heat build up.

The good news is that you can use a good repair guide to fix it yourself or you can send it in.

Posted on Dec 31, 2009

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This is the 2nd most common problem with PS3's. This isn't a bad problem. Your laser/lens will need to be replaced. Do you see the time clock in the top right corner going around and around? If so, you are just having laser/lens problems. If you do not see the time icon spinning when you insert a disc, your PS3's Blu Ray drive controller board has gone bad and you will need to send it to Sony and not a

3rd party technician. Certain problems are only repairable by Sony. Good luck.

Posted on Jan 20, 2011

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