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Cleanliness is next to fixiness

Don't throw away that classic console yet. Repairing it might be much easier than you think. I'm constantly amazed by how tough classic video game consoles can be. Early Nintendo and Sega consoles are surprisingly long-lived if they are treated properly. Unfortunately, many of these classic consoles have accumulated twenty years of dust, dirt, grime, and god knows what else. Many such consoles can be restored to working order simply by taking them apart, cleaning them from the inside out, then putting them back together again. Always remember to unplug your electronics before you take them apart. Safety first. It seems too good, but it's true; a simple cleaning can repair many ailments affecting classic game consoles.

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my ps3 constantly freezes.


PS3 constantly freezes, sometimes when playing games, sometimes when power on few minutes, or the worse case shutdown itself : Those symptoms means hardware errors. But trouble shooting is not easy : Most gamers think there are CPU overheat problem but actually not the reason. You need some killer methods to fix and test it. Do you know it's just waste your time and money if you send to somewhere repair - because the same problems will be back after then. The best way is to learn the repair techniques of yourself.
There is a PS3 DIY Repair Guide: The author use text and video to show you how to use your hands to open your console and do some maintenance and fixes, at last you are amazing that why you can do that yourself. The best part is you can help your friends too!

Nov 29, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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my game is frozen and i am not going to turn it of


Hmm maybe your Xbox 360 Tought it was a xbox game but later it saw it was an PS2 game but really i think you can only play Xbox games on your xbox 360 because Playstation is made by sony so other games. i think not much people can help you. get an ps2/3 to play kingdom hearts or throw it away or sell it im sorry.

Sep 12, 2009 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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console moved while game was playing hence ring on disc and disc freezing any solution instead of throwing away


You have obviously damaged the disk. I think Gamestation or Game does a thing in store that can repair damaged disks but I think thats only scratched disks. It would be worth a try taking it in and trying to get it repaired.

Sep 30, 2008 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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Wii keeps asking me to connect a nunchuck even though one is connected.


Hardware problem in nunchuck, try repairing it or buy the new Wireless Nunchuck, much more easier to play...

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