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Freezing and problems reading disc with 3 year old PS3 console

Its not reading the disc most of the time but when it does you play a little and freezes when something is loaded

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Sounds like the dvd lens is dirty get a dvd cleanner the one with the spray dvd disc 30 dollars will fix

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My PS3 is 3 yrs old never had a problem till last week when my blu-ray discs started freezing and then noticed games freezing also. So now we do not use it. We get a invalid disc error with blu-rays and...


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Screen freezes playing Blue Ray discs only.


I answer this question like ten times a day so don't feel bad.

The blu-ray laser in your PS3 is a three part laser (cd / dvd / blu-ray). They last only 1-3 years with average use. It's a Sony defect.

Check out my common PS3 problem and repair guide for tips and suggestions for your problem.

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