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System froze while installing software update

My playstation 3 froze while just as the installation was 100%. I purchased a new game and when I put it in it required a software update. So I started the update, after it was done it started to install. When it was 100% it froze or doesn't want to install, I don't know? It says not to turn off system in this screen and it won't allow me to hit the PS button. Can someone please help me with this?
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Brian

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  • bsgreen23 Nov 11, 2008

    Playstation 3 froze while system update was installing.

  • bsgreen23 Nov 11, 2008

    It won't turn off by pushing the power button. Obviously, pull the cord?

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Well you have no choice but to turn it off...hopefullly when you reboot the machine it will attempt to reinstall the firmware..usually that is what the unit does. if it freezes again at 100percent it very well could be the 3rd partion sector of your SATA drive....ive seen this before.

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