Disc read error

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Disc read error

Post#1 » Thu Oct 02, 2014 12:34 am

Hey all,

I get this disc read error with a game I bought recently. I check the discs but I don't see any huge scratches. The thing is it only happens with this one game, has anyone else had the same error?

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Re: Disc read error

Post#2 » Thu Oct 02, 2014 8:21 am

which game has this kind of debug message?

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Post#3 » Thu Oct 02, 2014 8:22 am

The game in question is actually Under Defeat. I have been giving it a lot of playtime for a review on my site but the disc looks fine...?

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Re: Disc read error

Post#4 » Thu Oct 02, 2014 8:38 am

Interesting, so the game seems to work perfectly today. I wonder if all games have that debug message?

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Re: Disc read error

Post#5 » Thu Oct 02, 2014 12:17 pm

Headhunter does. Everything works now?

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Re: Disc read error

Post#6 » Thu Oct 02, 2014 8:58 pm

Seems to be sporadic. Interesting as I've never seen it before.


Jenkins> Does this kind of error usually mean the disc is scratched or is it more of a laser issue?

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Re: Disc read error

Post#7 » Fri Oct 03, 2014 4:22 am

The laser I guess. The game can't read all needed data and aborts. The data side looks good? Nothing scratched?

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Re: Disc read error

Post#8 » Fri Oct 03, 2014 5:10 am

Yeah, nothing really although other games seem okay. I guess Under Defeat might be quite laser intensive?

It is a shame as its a newly acquired special edition unit!

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Re: Disc read error

Post#9 » Tue Oct 21, 2014 5:11 pm

could there be something wrong with the drive? I've had a similar issue of my disk not reading but I don't remember seeing a message like that before.

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Re: Disc read error

Post#10 » Thu Dec 04, 2014 2:27 pm

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