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Turn on, red screen with wavy line, then it freezes

When i turn it on it has a red screen with the wavy line and it says "sonycomputerentertainment" then it freezes. What do I do?

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Http://www.fixya.com/support/t1094202-ps3_freezes_startup

go here and scroll down the page, another fixya expert has resolved this problem, it has something to do with an updated patch....

I hope this helps

Posted on Nov 25, 2008

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