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My fat 80GB PS3 suddenly stopped recognizing gaming and BD movie disks. I don't know if this is a hell of a coincidence but it started to happen after upgrading to the 3.70 firmware.

Has anybody been facing the same problem? Are there any fixes to this issue?

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It seems someone else has this problem as well –  mhnagaoka Sep 16 '11 at 1:04
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Have you tried returning to factory settings? –  Cem22lp Sep 16 '11 at 10:18
    
In my case, at least, it was a hell of a coincidence. It happened to be a hardware problem (caused by the firmware upgrade???) that got fixed after changing a couple of chips. –  mhnagaoka Apr 22 '12 at 23:46
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If it is still on warranty, returns back to PlayStation. Otherwise, you must pay a fee. My friend had the same problem and they have sent him a new one.

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