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My ps3 will play dvds but not ps3 games what is the issue

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Hi,

This is a very common problem with the PS3 and iscaused by a problem with the laser on the Bluray drive which is malfunctioningand can no longer read the game disk properly.
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Go in to your system configuration an set to Game Play On make sure you don't have a game in your console.

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Very odd that it will play Bluray DVDs but not games. It could be an issue with the harddrive since many games store important information the harddrive and then read it off of there. I suppose the issue could be cropping up because the PS3 cannot access that information on your harddrive thus causing it to fail to play those titles.

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