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Ps3 my ps3 will play dvd and cd discs but not game discs please help

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  • redevil73 May 03, 2008

    same thing has happened to mine,14 months old an its gone to pot,plays everything else but me ps3 games,even plays me ps2 games,dvds,cds etc,got mine from virgin megastore,england,have noticed this has happened to quite alot of customers in america so it sounds like its gona be a global problem for sony if they cant sort their **** out,well pissed off with it,its doin my nut rite in and arl probably be expected to foot a repair bill,well sony can shove it rite up their jacksy,will get me best mate to take the lot of them hostage til they deliver a spanking new one to everyone that has this problem,here here!

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Hi,

This is a very common problem with the PS3 and is caused by a problem with the laser on the Bluray drive which is malfunctioning and can no longer read the game disk properly.

The PS3 uses a dual laser system. This consists of either a dual refractor type lens or two entirely seperate lenses depending on which pickup is fitted to your particular system. One laser is for reading ordinary DVD disks and PS2 disks and the other for Bluray and PS3 games.

The symptoms you describe are typical of a failure of one of these lasers i.e the bluray laser has failed.

For more information on how to resolve the problem please have a look at this FixYa Tip on the subject.

Many thanks for using FixYa.

Posted on Aug 17, 2010

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