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25 May 2013
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Error 8001002b

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I keep getting this error while playing gta 4 the complete edition played it once and after now i get this error I tried formating the hard drive and did all of the other steps like rebuild database and I still get this error I can play every other game fine except for this one any help with this
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Re: Error 8001002b

Seems that error means the PS3 is having trouble reading discs. Have you tried the GTA4 disc in a different PS3?

 

Couple of threads you should take a look at : Discs are not loading in my PlayStation 3? - PlayStation Forum & [FAQ] Blu-Ray Drive Fail - PlayStation Forum

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Re: Error 8001002b

i dont think its the Drive i just replace the disk drive and lens about a month ago and every sinlge game and movie works except for this one i played the game fine on my brothers ps3 

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Re: Error 8001002b

Hey!

 

Check that there are no scratches, smears or smudges on the disc. That can cause disc read errors. Also, take a look at the side of the disc. Sometimes hairline cracks in the disc can cause issues but aren't visible if you look at either of the flat sides of the game.

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I checked the disc and it does have like 3 chips on it on the edege around it going to return it for a new one to see if that was the issue thank you
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Re: Error 8001002b

Let us know if you have any luck with it. :Thumbs:
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