[Answered] How to tell if PS3 laser needs replacing or is dirty?
My ps3 reads and plays games but after 8-40 minutes the game freezes if I press the eject button the game resumes as normal but then kicks me back to the xmb and the game is ejected. If i put the game back in it reads it but as soon as i get to the games title screen it freezes then once again I have to press the eject button.
I already restored the file system, the database and even switched hdd's but to no avail. From what I've read online it seems to point to a problem with the laser, so my question is how would I be able to tell if the laser lens is just dirty or if it needs replacing?
Has anyone had the same problem or similar? If you, have how did you fix it? Any help is appreciated Thanks!
I've taken apart my BD drive before, I had to watch several videos to put it back together. It's a very hard procedure, if you're really desperate though I would give it a shot.