PS3 won't read games or other discs

July 2016


My PS3 can no longer read games.


  • First go to Settings> System Settings> Default settings. If the first solution does not work try the trick below.
  • Remove any disk from the drive and put the device in standby mode (Red LED). Press and hold the On/Off until you ger first beep, a second one and then a double beep.
  • If there's no double beep, repeat the process.
    • You should get a menu. Choose the 3rd option and follow the procedure.

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