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Playstation 3 wont load games or movies

Was away one day when little nefew tried to load playstatioon 2 game into my 40GB playstation 3!! now wont load any game at all is there a solution or do i need to have it fixed?

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I had same problem. ps3 was reading and then not reading discs off and on. finally it totally went out and would no longer read any type of disc. it would still play demos and get on web etc but wouldn't read any type of disc. u need to call sony's 1 800 # and they will repair it for free if u have a proof of purchase under a year if no i heard they charge around 150. if u purchased it from a gamestop and u don't have ur receipt u can call them and have them fax it to sony cause they take ur info when u buy one from there

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3. Once the System has been shutdown, re-press you finger until you hear 2 consecutive beeps
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