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Ps3 won't play my ps3 disks or movies

Help please! Console is less than a month old. Tonight when we turned it on it would not boot up game that was inserted. We reset defaults to manufacture's specs - still won't up load games or play Spider III movie that came with. Loading symbol continues to spin in upper right corner. while i was playing madden 09 it just froze and i restarted ps3 and know it wont read any of the ps3 games or cd's, dvd's, or the blu-ray movies please help me on this problem

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  • azb2 Sep 22, 2008

    Our ps3 (80Gb, purchased Jan 2008) once played both ps2 and ps3 games (Gengi, Oblivion). Curiously, playing ps2 games required using the older ps2 controller. Back around June/July 08 we finally got the Internet part setup, and system updated to 2.41 - we played ps2 games ok. Recently, we tried to run (ps3) Civilization - but the ps3 acts as if there is no disk in the drive, and we now find NONE of the ps3 games seem to be recognized. Strangely, ps2 games now respond well to the ps3 controller. Reboots and upgrade to 2.43 have not helped.

  • Anonymous May 18, 2009

    I have the same problem. the loading symbol shows up but doesnt play and disks, CD DVD or game disks. but even when i tried to copy music form my mp3 on to it it wouldn't for some reason. a friend said it was a virus or something, but it might be the blue ray laser

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Sounds like the blu ray diode is burnt.
Send it to Sony for warranty replacement

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