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I have to force my disk into my ps3 and then the console doesn't read it

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It wont pull disk in and when It does on occasions It still doesn't read the disk


BluRay drive is dead.
Search EBay! for a replacement or take it to someone who can service it.

Aug 25, 2011 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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My ps3 will not play no games or dvds


If you have warranty with your PS3 you can send it to Sony so they can fix it. If you don't have warranty anymore then they will charge you $150 (that's a 150 dollars or some people said it was more pending on the different problems) for the repair of your PS3. Either way it can take up to 6 weeks before they send your PS3 back. Also note they wipe your hard drive contents!
Speaking of which you might try just this: reformatting your PS3 hard drive!
But if that doesn't work and you're not ready to pay that amount I suggest you use a guide that let's you repair your PS3 by yourself without the need of opening it. Such a guide fixes stuff like Yellow/Red/Green Light of Death (is your PS3 having one of those lights?) as they call it and other common problems with PS3 consoles (error codes, black screen, disk errors, error codes). Click here to read about this do it yourself guide.

May 16, 2011 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Playstation 3 (PS3) Console: disks are not reading. The ps3 is working fine oth...


Hi,

This is quite a 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 'see' or 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 quite typical of a failure of one or both of these lasers.

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

May 18, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Playstation 3 (PS3) Console: my ps3 slim wont read any disks...


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 'see' or 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 quite typical of a failure of one or both of these lasers.

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

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May 16, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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My PS3 does not reading any disk...what going on with my PS3


Hi,

This is a common problem with the PS3 and is usually due to a problem with the laser on the Bluray drive which can no longer read the disk.

For more information please view this FixYa Tip on the subject.

Many thanks.

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Ps3 doesn t play dual layer dvd


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If your drive will not read Dual Layer disks it is possible that in you have one of the first systems that released and it does not fully support the dual layer disks.

The the question I had for you is this just with burned disk or is this happening with actual moves. The reason why I ask is that I have found at least with my PS3 it will not read DVDs that are not region 1 only disks. I have alot of anime that are muliti-region or region 0 disks that will not play in my PS3.

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Mar 06, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Everytime put a game in it doesn,t read have tried cleaning disk but still doesn,t read disks


This can be caused by a dirty laser in the drive. Try cleaning the laser with a q-tip and alcohol. If this does not fix the problem, the laser may need to be replaced. Contact Sony and see if the unit is still under warranty.

Feb 05, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Ps3 not reading disks


PS3 is The amazing device by sony but it has some common problems like Disc read error, sound problem etc.... Good news is that these all problems can be repaired with the help of DIY Guides, one such guide available at PS3 Repair Blog.

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your ps3 stop reading disk's, or you just purchased the ps3???

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Psr doesn`t read any game


i had the same problem too sony costumer service said it was an software fault and i trade it fot another one

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