How to Clean a PS3 Laser Disc

Written by edmund lukavics
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If you receive a play disc error on your PlayStation 3, you may need to clean the disc you are attempting to access. For the disc drive to operate, you place a media disc into the disc drive, and then the information on the disc is read by a laser installed in the system. If the disc is dirty, it can cause an error when the laser attempts to read the disc data.

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Things you need

  • Lint free CD wipes

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  1. 1

    Hold the disc in one hand, with the bottom of the disc facing upward.

  2. 2

    Wipe the disc gently, starting in the innermost circle of the disc then moving in a straight line out to the edge.

  3. 3

    Wipe the rest of the disc until the surface is clean.

Tips and warnings

  • Do not wipe the disc using circular motions to avoid scratching the disc.

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