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PS3 wont play disc's

Hi, wonder if you could help, my PS3 was fine last night but when i turned it on this morning it wouldn't play or even recognise a disc was in the console, i've looked everywhere for a phone number but can't find one, can you help plse.
ryan

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  • poppabeer Jun 19, 2008

    okay it was 4 ddays ago and i was play mgs4 and when i tried to go back to the title screen my screen went blue and then i got kicked out of the game then it went back to the general system menu for your game choice menu. i was tired so i just turned it off and went to sleep but when i woke up the next day i put in my mgs4 and i wouldn't read the disc so i tried another then i tried music cds but nothing then i tried dvds but nda. so i asked my friends and they said clean your laser so i did but it did nothing so i saved all my pics and saved data to a flash drive and restored the system but that didn't do anything. do you think my laser is dead or is it a software problem.

  • Anonymous Jun 19, 2008

    i have that same problem, every time i try to put in any of my discs it doesnt read it.

  • kidkocuts Jun 19, 2008

    same here, i was using my ps3 fine dis morning playing warhawk i stoped playing to goto my main menu and when i tried to play again and hour later it wouldn't read the disc. I have the 60g version please help. i did a system update last nite could the have anything to do with it?


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If you have problem with loading your disk or some kind of media a most common error is Disk Read Error,or in a short way DRE.
Ps3 Laser is a very precise mechanism and optic and also a well none proble for the all machine right now on the Market.
Sony had the same problem before with PS2 and tried to fix the same issue all ready but without any luck at all.Actually i do believe is Part of the Market Strategy making the laser not to strong so people can buy new laser and keep the techical support alive.Most common error on Ps3 is DRE and some other like power supply Failure or Hd defective.
What is sad actually the fact the laser is Collapsing onthe spot.
On the ps2 you have some time to realize the laser is bad since the machine start not reading well or freezing during the game.On ps3 the laser stop working and that`s it.
I suggest to replace laser or try to clean first because sometimes if you are lucky the laser start working again

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