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Ps3 Ive had this thing for six months no problems I bought the madden 09 and will not read the games anymore i get the code 80010514 can it be fixed?I got it from walmart will they take it back

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Hello.
Some believe this is a firmware problem, some believe falty laser diodes. I believe its the diodes that are failing. I have simply replaced the laser in these situations and it has solved the problem. If it's under a year old then Walmart may exchange it. But you may have to call Sony and they will send you a box to mail it to them in, and they will exchange it.

Here is Sony's link...
http://www.us.playstation.com/support/ps3

Here you can find all thier contact info and answers to some questions (most answers do not help much).

I hope this helps. Good luck and happy gaming!

Posted on Aug 19, 2008

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