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Hi, My PS3 won't read any games or DVD's i put it, but it does recognise that there is a disk in there as it lets me eject the disk. Sam

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  • not2knight Jul 28, 2008

    where are you taking yours to get serviced? is it best to get sony to repair it or take it to a local repair shop? many thanks

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It could be the laser that reads the discs might be faulty. i have same problem i insert the disc it reads the disc but it dusnt stop reading it or recognise what it is. i think u will have to get it serviced.. thats what im going to do

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