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PS3 wont read discs

My ps3 was working fine until I did the 2.3 firmware update..now the system won't read any discs it was only not reading blu ray but now its no discs..I am not under warranty anymore..I have tried using a lens cleaner which didn't work..Any suggestions...

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  • deebee1972 Apr 21, 2008

    Yep, exactly the same prob. This SUCKS Sony!

  • beeandant Apr 21, 2008

    Same here. I upgrede to lateset and over night PS3 (folding) stop working.

  • deebee1972 Apr 22, 2008

    I called the Sony helpline, who were not very helpfull and told me that it could'nt be anything to do with the update as it has'nt happened to anyone else!
    Anyway my PS3 has gone back for repair so we'll see what they say.

  • doodlerz Apr 22, 2008

    Playstation no longer reading Discs



    My brother has been playing COD all weekend and it has crashed a few times and had to be turned off at the power switch or at the socket in the wall.... i heard that its a bad idea to turn the PS3 off this way without quitting game shutting down the machine from the main menu.



    (we also downloaded a few Guitar hero songs from playstation store that crashes the machine every 3rd attempt)



    Long story short. My Playstation is no longer reading Discs



    I suggest that you dont download any songs for guitar hero..

    and try your best to shut down the system from the main menu

    not sure if this is the problem but i dont think it helped any



    but if your reading this, its probably already too late.



    luckily i have my receipt and i am hoping to return my PS3 before GTA comes out.

  • sanjuan Apr 22, 2008

    im having the same problem, ps3 is not reading my discs, what can a i do??? how can i send my ps3 to sony for fix it???

  • Anonymous Apr 22, 2008

    i did download the new version update and i had no problems my ps3 was working perfectly for a couple of days after updating it. i play Call Of Duty 4 i remember once the system froze while respawning so i restarted the game and it workt. then it happened again and i did the same thing but this time it wouldnt read the game so i thought it was the game that was the problem. i inserted many games i own and it wouldnt read those not even music cds or dvds no bluray dvds nothing. i dont know what seems to be the problem, out of nowhere my ps3 dont work whats the problem? can any one tell me?

  • donnygalinom Oct 31, 2008

    i always used to downloadthe latest updates, but one day all over sudden it stopped reading CD's of all sorts

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I have the 80gig ps3 i played CoD4 it froze on me while respawning and now it wont read any of my games cds, blu ray, dvds WTF!!!! and GTA is bout to come out DAM!!!

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Me too dude, down right disturbing. We are all getting F-ed!!!!

have an 80 gig machine, downloaded the aptch, played 1 game of CoD and it froze. WTF!!!

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