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Your playstion has fried your blueray disc lens .. you can either get the repaired at a local shop or ring playstation and they will send a new refurbished ps3 to you :) .. this is a common probelem or if you are good with your hands you can go on youtube and follow instrutions ..and video :) hope this will help ..

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