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PS3 having trouble reading game discs!!!

My ps3 is having trouble loading my games. It starts to read then it stops. sometimes it will start but within minutes the sound goes, then then game freezes! Can someone please help me!!!

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  • taylor3389 Apr 06, 2008

    i start the game is ok for a bit when its make a noise then just frezzers and sometimes dont loads thing up. the onlyt way i can play a game now is to start a level then take the disk out then put it bk in at the end of the leval

  • teltwo Apr 13, 2008

    it boots and loads game. start to play and within 10 to 20 minutes the screen freezes but still hear sound. any ideas???


  • Doctor Who08 Apr 13, 2008

    Yeah i hav the same problem to. I had a PS3 for xmas. It started off fine. Everything was goin well. It was in janauary or feb, i had kinka had, the same problem. I put game. And started to update to vesrion 2.0, like it does when you first use a new game. Then after the process it said: Problem error ocurred. So i went back to the menu, took the game out and started again. I put the disc in, and just was not loading at tall. I tired all my other games and did excaly the same, even on dvd`s and cds! Evenally i got dvd cleaning disc, to clean the insides of the console in cast dust was on the blu-ray lens, or dvd lens. The disc cleaned it within seconds. I tired my games again, and it still done the same thing! Nothin would work games, DVDs, CDs. So i toke back my ps3 to the retalier i got it from(woolswothers) and a exchanged it for a new one. A couple of hours i wanted to play on call of duty 4, but has done the same thing again, like on my old and first ps3! Cos i had not call of duty 4 since i exchanged it for the new ps3 i got now, i had to install it. After it completed the installment, it then said: Error Occored. So i went back to the menu, and startded it again with disc in the console, and nothing happended! I tried another game it did the same thing! Even with cd! And i hav only had this ps3, this new one for a month! I am gonna give it a rest, and try it torrmorrow, if the same thing like my last ps3, wot can i do? Can anyone give me sum advice wot to do? If the same happen`s on my third ps3, i will have to leave sony behind and get a xbox 360 instead. Wot can i do?

  • Anonymous Apr 14, 2008

    my ps3 has trouble reading games, it picks up cd's dvd's and thats fine, just struggles with games sometimes, it can loads sometimes str8 away but other times can take up to an hr? any suggestions, cant send it bk as my recipt has been lost!

  • Anonymous Aug 12, 2008

    Oh man, I am having this same problem... was playing a game yesterday, shut down my PS3 and took a break for dinner. When I return, it can not read my game disk. Tried playing other game disks , cds, dvds and still nothing happens! I think this problem is going to appear with other users soon!

    btw, can we feedback this issue to Playstation and ask the experts?

  • Anonymous Apr 21, 2009

    My ps3 is having trouble loading my games. It starts to read then it stops. sometimes it will start but within minutes the sound goes, then then game freezes! Can someone please help me.

  • Anonymous Apr 26, 2009

    My ps3 has no problem at all reading disc of any kind up to 2 months old.Recently got Hawx and MLB baseball.The ps3 has lots of trouble reading both of them.Any ideas??????????

  • dean21287 Apr 26, 2009

    hi my ps3 wont play games but it plays dvds sum times any 1 gt any ideas how to fix it



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Hey guys. the problem is that the blue ray reader is some how broken and it won't work. mine kept freezing during games like after 3 mins. and it wouldnt read any more discs for that day. you need to change the blue ray reader and that costs about 175$. thats alot of money and its probably not worth it.

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If ur game not reading disc's try buyin lazer cleaner, same happend too me but it worked ( Looky enough ) Hope It Works..

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Get a new one

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Format the disk with CD software of playstation full format

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