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My ps3 freezes

When i turn it on, it works perfectly till i get into the account selection, i pick it, and it just stops. the motion wave in the back keeps moving, and it doesnt look frozen because the name is flashing. i dont want to service it because I JUST GOT IT FIXED! :[ it worked fine this morning.

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try rebuilding the database and the file system in recovery consol

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**USE A FLASHDRIVE FIRST TO BACK UP YOUR SAVED GAMES**


Settings > System Settings > Restore PS3™ System

Delete all hard disk content and restore the system software to its default settings. Follow the on-screen instructions to perform this operation.

After the operation has been completed, the initial setup screen will be displayed. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the operation.

Notices
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  • Do not turn off the PS3™ system during this operation. If the operation is cancelled before completion, the system software may become damaged, and the system may require servicing or exchange.
  • During this operation, the power button on the system front and the PS button on the wireless controller are not active.
  • You cannot use this feature to go back to an earlier version of the system software.
  • You can shorten the formatting time by selecting [Quick Format] from the hard disk format methods. However, in this case it may be possible for some deleted data to be restored if a specialized tool is used. Select [Full Format] when formatting a hard disk that contains important or sensitive data.

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1st soloution try installing all latest updates from system updates.
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Then try your ps3 out to see if it freezes, if all is fine go to system settings> back and choose to restore a previous backup, you will then have all your saved data back. Then you can enjoy your ps3 :)
if this does not work i advise contacting sony for more advice.

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1. Press the PS3 "touch" power button and hold it until you hear two buttons "beep"
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5. When its complete it may make you do step 4 once more, so just do it again, or any more times it asks, until it finally restarts properly. ( I had to do it two times)

I hope this helps you guys, it helped me the first day it stopped working!

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