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PS3 won't recognize any discs

I read in an earlier post of yours on this matter that you can sometimes dissassemble the PS3 and fix the problem yourself. Do you mean by cleaning the lens? And can you elaborate on fixing the unrecognizing disc issue.

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  • Gamer300 May 12, 2008

    Gaming console for PS3 well not read any disc

  • Falconx01 May 12, 2008

    Was in the middle of playing Call of Duty 4 when I noticed only 1/2 the sounds were there. At the end of the match the system froze up and I rebooted the system. After that it wouldn't see any kind of CD/DVD/BD.

    Taking it apart seems real tricky. No screws, just snap together but without knowing what and where to pry, will damage the case.

  • Mortal798 May 12, 2008

    I was playing Call of Duty 4 today and have the same problem as some others. The sounds went out, then the screen went black. Eject disc, turn off system, restart system, re-insert disc (clean, no scratches) and it does not read the game. I tried several other games and NONE are recognized. Anybody know whats going on?

  • Mathew7585 May 12, 2008

    Me and my brother were playing the playstation 3, and were done playing and we went to sleep. The next morning the system would'nt read any of our games. I was so angry because I didn't know what happened to it. Please tell me someone has an answer...I've tried taking it to circuit city but they could'nt help us. I realy don't know what to do...

  • Anonymous Jan 12, 2009

    my games wont read n e disc it just sit there try air duster



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I havent taken apart a PS3 yet..I've done Xbox 360 and that's SPOOKY but possible.
If you do get to the lens dont use alcohol. Use a decent lens cleaning fluid. I screwed up a lens with alcohol.
Also, if the laser pickup runs along a chrome rail or two, clean the rails with WD40 on a cotton swab.
90% of the one I fix have dirty lenses and dirty rails

Posted on Apr 09, 2008


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