08-05-2012 02:22 PM - edited 08-05-2012 02:22 PM
The 'usual' fault in the BR Drive is the laser carriage. You can get a replacement (if you're sure that's the issue) provided you can find the model number of the drive in question.
You can also test to see if it's the BR lens carriage at fault because the drive 'should' recognise CDs & DVDs just fine. If you didn't know, the Phat models had 2 separate lens'.
If the drive won't recognise any other disc based media, cut your losses and get a slim, which are much more reliable.
on 08-05-2012 06:31 PM
Perhaps if I try downloading the new firmware and see if that works because I read somewhere the drivers may be incorrect. I've opened up the blu ray drive and everything looks fine.
I could also do a system restore because I remember seeing that my hard drive was corrupt but it does still show my photos.
Any more advice?
on 09-05-2012 12:16 PM
I would personally try a factory reset, despite your data like photos and stuff are still there, data might still be corrupted on the drive.
If your device has had the YLOD fix done, I assume with a lot of heat, personally I think the CPU or GPU just gets fried and looses the ability to process complex calculations.
on 10-05-2012 01:57 PM
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