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PS3 NOT READING DISC

PS3 WONT READ ANY OF MY GAMES. IVE HAD IT SINCE DEC 07 FIRST TIME IVE HAD A PROBLEM WITH IT. IM JUST HOPEING THE LENS IS DIRTY PLEASE HELP I NEED TO PLAY COD4

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  • cod4devil Jun 28, 2008

    i put one of those dvd lens cleaner(used on all game console) nothing happens at all the loading symbol just keeps trying to load, i can not find any of my warranty`s and i did not do warranty registery

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Try a lens cleaner C. If that does not help. Use a cotton to gently & carefully clean the lens while the unit is off... If not, you need pickup replacement,

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You can get a CD lens cleaning kit at Walmart for around $10, however, I've addressed this issue in the past and the problem was with the board.

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Hello there.

While it is possible to take apart from optical drive in the playstation and clean it, it is not for the faint of heart. As your console is under a year old, its still covered by warranty from Sony, or the retail outlet you purchased the console from.

If you prefer to attempt to clean the lens, there are videos such as these: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7O-8NzYHr80
but i cannot stress enough its not recommended unless you often take things apart :)

Hope this helps.

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You can use a lens leaner cd / dvd on it.

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