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Disc Read Error

The PS2 Console was playing great and then a few days later we went up to play and no games will load...they all read "Disc Read Error". Do you know if this is a fix that teh average joe can repair? What do you think it is...thanks in advance for any assistance you can share. Sincerely, Mike

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There can be many reasons.
1 u hav not inserted the disc properly
2 the discs hav scratches
3 your laser has been damaged and needs to be replaced
tell me if there's more
did u take it anywhere?

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