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Everytime i put a game in my ps2 it goes to the page thing and says reading disc and it stays look that for hours

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Try cleaning the game.. if not its the laser diode or a dirty laser.. so take a q tip and dip it into alchohol (rubbing alch not vodka :) )
open the trap and look inside and find the laser lens.. swab it gently wait a minute and see if its a drity laser.. if not you need a new laser which is now dirt cheap on ebay!

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please rate solution ;p

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Fell off high stand.


PS2 Disc Read Error FAQ - DRE
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try these my ps2 also fell over and i had this problem, you probably knocked the laser loose. it is a good sign tho that its reading the cleaning disc. this is really simple to do although it will void ur warranty if you do!!!!! please be sure because once you cut the seal thats all she wrote.
feel free to email me should you need further assistance:)
meliggity6@sbcglobal.net
melissa gilbert

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