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My ps3 will read cds and dvds but will not load ps3 games

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Hi jade192009,

Yes the disc reading problem on the PS3 is massive!

Let me run through what is going on and how you can fix it:

Cause:

It is the laser that needs readjusting in order to fix this problem. The good news is that the drive will still work as long as you readjust the laser in most cases - so you don't need to replace the drive!

Solution:

You can send it in for Repair and they will fix it for you - although this will cost about $150 in a repair bill and you can expect to wait for about 4 weeks to get your console back.

Quicker Solution:

It is possible to fix the PS3 games reading error from home because as mentioned above all you are doing is readjusting the laser.

Now if you want to go down this route check out the reviews of the top guides and see what they offer first below:

Click Here For Reviews Of The Top PS3 Repair Guides.

Hope this helps!

Posted on Apr 13, 2011

  • dotherecycle Apr 14, 2011

    Adjustment of laser pots should only be performed by a professional. Laser adjustment is only a temporary solution that will not last long. It is best to just replace the laser.

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