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My playstation says it can't "read the disk" yet I have one in there.

I put one game in the playstation and it said it couldn't read it. I cleaned the disk thinking it was just that, and it wasn't. Then I opened the disk reader and tried to clean that. Still nothing. The the whole thing just doesn't turn on. Help!

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  • dekill Jul 01, 2008

    hi..i'm fro indonesia.. i buy new disc,but the ps 2 says ''the disc could'nt read"

  • Jussie034 Jul 01, 2008

    which is where per say?

  • Anonymous Jul 11, 2008

    Disk read error

  • Anonymous Jan 17, 2009

    I have the same Problem?

  • nipungold Jan 18, 2009

    please help me as my console says that it can not read the disc i cleaned the disc and blew on the ROM but it still did not work

  • davester123 Jan 18, 2009

    my blue diskswont read

  • ray-slack200 Jan 18, 2009

    i turned on my ps2 and it reads no data. can you recommend some help

  • mattnroz143 Jan 19, 2009

    when i put a ps2 game in the console the ps2 says reading disk then it goes  away then i push the reject button and it does the same thing please help me my email is mr.bugz@hotmail.com i went online to try to fix it i did what they said and its doing the same thing.


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Luisamado31 has it rite i know cuz i had the same problem , just clean it out, i paid 20$ to get it all cleaned and it worked like new

Posted on Aug 14, 2008

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Open the ps2 from the bottom its there between the disc tray

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U need to clean the laser in the ps2

Posted on Jul 01, 2008

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