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I have a playstation 2 system that had a game in it, and was plugged into a surge protector. While the game was in the system the surge protector blew. Now when ever i put only that certain game that was in there in, a message comes up saying "insert playstation format disc" it won't read that game at all. But it will read other games. What should i do?

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Make sure that the disc is clean and there aren't any fingerprints or visible scratches on it. The disc may have been damaged by the console's laser during the power surge, so look for any deformations in your disc or anything that looks irregular. If you find one and you can't wipe it off, then your disc may be damaged beyond repair.
As a last ditch effort, if you do find a scratch or gouge in your disc, you can try using a little bit of clear nail polish to fill in the scratch. If that doesn't work, then you'll have to replace the disc.

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