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Ps3 My ps3 won't load any game or movie it doesn't even register that there is a game in it.

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  • johnny red May 27, 2008

    the red light and the blue lights comes on but my games and movies are still not being recognized

  • kRAZY-MAN- Jun 10, 2008

    Doesn't display any information if i'ts reading, loading, or if it even has a disk inside.

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Is there a red light that comes on? If not you need to fix the blu ray player which is faulty or have sony do it for you.. or sell it to me!

Posted on May 27, 2008

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need new dvd drive blue ray drive sad to say

Posted on Oct 07, 2008

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SOURCE: My PS3 now will not play PS3 games but still plays PS2 games

You're blu-ray drive has partially died. It's a three part laser (cd, dvd, blu-ray). The most important part of yours has died that's why you can still play dvd and PS2 games because they use the dvd laser and not the blu-ray.

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Posted on Feb 23, 2009

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SOURCE: ps3 will load disc, but game or movie will not play

send it into sony its fried i have the same problem but no money for repairs since i dont have the recept... i woulda been better off with microsoft...

Posted on Jul 13, 2009

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SOURCE: PS3 games/movies will freeze... will not load games/movies

Hi,This is a common problem on the PS3 unfortunately and is caused by a faulty blue-ray drive. Unit will have to go back to Sony for service.You should try a DVD cleaning disk first to be sure that dirt on the laser lense is not causing the issue. You can also open the case and clean the laser lense with a Q Tip and an alcohol cleaning solution. If you plan on opening the case at any stage please ensure the unit is disconnected from its power supply. If this fails and you are confident with electronics there are several videos on YouTube showing how to replace the drive if you choose to order it and do it yourself.Hope this helps. Please remember to rate my answer. Many Thanks.

Posted on Sep 02, 2009

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SOURCE: it wont play games or movies

my ps3 wont load any games

Posted on Oct 15, 2009

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SOURCE: my ps3 wont load ps3 games

Hi,

This problem is common with the PS3 and typical of a failure of the bluray drive. It can sometimes be resolved by cleaning the laser pickup lens but often the lens itself needs to be replaced.

For a full breakdown on the issues involved please view this FixYa Tip.

Thanks for using FixYa.

Posted on Feb 05, 2010

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Ps3 will load disc, but game or movie will not play


send it into sony its fried i have the same problem but no money for repairs since i dont have the recept... i woulda been better off with microsoft...

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The games it will load are PS2, right?

Check out my common PS3 problem and repair guide.

http://rescuetechla.blogspot.com/

Please feel free to email me any other questions and please don't forget to rate!

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