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Hi..every ps3 game that i insert too play, it dosnt seems to be apairing up on the main menu (normaly after loading, the disc icon pops up and allows you to start game, but noting). but it seems to play dvd's and audio cd's, so can you help me..

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Seems to me you ether got a bad drive in this unit or you got scratched or dirty disc. Normally you would try a blue ray disc in this to see if it works if it doesn ot work you might have a issue with your drive.

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