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My ps2 wont read any discs but it plays music discs and cd's

When i turn on my ps2 it loads up to the browser menu screen but the lights that move in a circular motion dont move and when i go into the browser screen it tells my that there is a disc read error, can you tell me how to fix this if it can be fixed.

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9 out of 10 times when the fat ps2 cant/wont read disk its the cd tray needs to be adjusted.

I would suggest opening up the ps2 and cleaning the console with Qtips and rubing alcohol. if the laser will wont read. go to youtube.com type in fix my ps2 laser. you will watch a video on how to adjust your cd tray.

The reason for this issue is if the laser is to close or to far from the cd the laser cant read the cd.


the worse problem u can come across is the laser 100% failed. which is rare but you can buy a new/used working laser on ebay.com or google it. the laser will have the model on it you want to make sure you get the correct model. otherwise it wont work.


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Hi Cozza,

Open the console up, and remove the cover over the Cd drive. Clean the lens of the Laser with a Q-tip lightly dampened with Rubbing alcohol. Use the dry tip of the Q-tip to dry the lens, look to see if you left any lint, and make sure the lens of clean.

Posted on Nov 04, 2007

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