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PS3 cannot play discs, but registers it's there

First off, I'd like to start off by saying sorry if this question has been asked before.
Anyways, just today, my PS3 apparently decides to stop reading discs...
This morning, I was playing a game, and it was working fine, and later on in the day when I turned the PS3 on again, no disc logo came up..
I tried inserting PS2 games, and DVDs none of which show up, however I noticed that when I inserted it the loading icon still appeared in the top right hand corner.
Also, I don't think the disc is spinning...
Could someone please tell what exactly is wrong, and how to fix it?

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You simply need to re set the laser and to do this you can use a good guide or you can send it in and they will fix it for you.

Posted on Jul 10, 2010

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Needs laser replacement. We are a listed repair service on this site. www.videogamerepairservice.com

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