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PS3 disk reading issue

Yesterday i put a movies CD into the ps3 and it always reads but then it didnt read so this morning i went to put the ps3 game in and it wouldnt read like the night before when i put the CD movie in. How can i know what is happening and how can i fix it??

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Yes this is the laser that reads the disc being slightly off you need to fix this to be able to play use a good guide or send it in to get it fixed.

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