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Playstation 3 my playstation is not excepting(read) any games, but will except dvds.by this i mean it wont let me play any games, only movies are capable of playing

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Sounds like you have downloaded a bad patch you will prob have to restore factory defau;t settings

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Posted on Jul 14, 2008

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Ps3 will play movies but not games,have tried different games,wont read them,havent played a game on it in a year.


The games are in bluray format. The ps3 has 3 different lasers (built into one) in the drive. When the bluray laser fails but not the others it will continue to play everything except bluray. You can fix this by getting a replacement laser (ebay etc) opening up the console and drive and swapping out the laser. This is fairly easy as its mainly screws, but there are a few cables to be delicate with. Here is a disassembly guide.
http://llamma.com/PS3/repair/PS3_disassembly_tutorial.htm

Nov 29, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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My ps3 wont play europ movies


Movies use a Region code. For North America we use the NTSC configuration which allows 30 frames per second and the European code is PAL which limits it to 24 frames per second, while the difference is minimal, US DVD players cannot read Europe's DVDs and they can't read ours.

Apr 26, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Ps3 has ps2 format wont't play ps3 games long. but will play ps2 games with no problem. how do i get ps3 format right.


sounds like a dead Laser they are a dual laser will read DVDs n CDs but wont read Blueray movies or PS3 games

Nov 16, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Ps2 wont play DVDs


Your PS2 laser is wearing out. When the laser starts to go, first games will skip... then eventually the PS2 will stop reading DVDs altogether. If you keep using it to read CDs, it will eventually stop reading those too and the laser will die altogether. Here's a website that will help you identify your PS2 model, show you how to replace the laser, and they sell parts and do repairs too

http://store.richspsxparts.com/slps2direerl.html

Oct 05, 2009 | Sony PlayStation 2 (PS2) Console

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It wont play games or movies


Laser has to be bad then if its not reading brand new games or dvds. To verify this though get a can of air and gently blow it into the drive to make sure there is no specs of dirt or dust on the laser.

Now try the games and dvds again and if its still happening then the laser needs to be replaced and you can get them fairly cheap off of Ebay.

Jul 06, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Ps3 wont read blue ray discs but will read dvd


sounds like the blue ray lens fried, u should be able to find one on ebay or craigs list not hard to put in

May 29, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Playstation 3


Clean the lens. Its possibly dirt on the len which is stopping the lasor from reading discs.

Nov 03, 2008 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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PS3 region


This may be a problem with your ps3 as they are region free. mine is from china and plays all british games fine and blu ray movies email sony @ Help_UK@uk.playstation.com
hope this helps!!

Jul 27, 2008 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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My new ps2 game wont work


if your ps2 is old, it may not take certain disks e.g. purple backed disks, dvds and a disc read error problem will appear in the browser

Dec 04, 2007 | Sony PlayStation 2 (PS2) Console

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