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Playstation 3 wont read disk. solution you sent me states seekidu dont understand. how do you boot the system

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ITS MAY BE THE LASER TRY CLEANING IT
BUT MOST LIKELY IT SOUNDS LIKE THE MOTOR THAT SPINS THE DISC - NEEDS REPLACING

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Playstation 3 (PS3) Console: wont read disk...


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This is 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.


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