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System freezes when playing games or dvds or bluray system works fine for about 10 mins then freezes and has to be shut down for 10 to 20 mins

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  • Tim Rackley Dec 31, 2008

    tryed that still shutsdown any other suggestions?

  • Anonymous Dec 31, 2008

    We have the same problem. My boys will be playing a game for about 15 min. and the next thing you know it is frozen, it even locks up when they try and shut down. The system is only 14 months old.

  • Anonymous Dec 31, 2008

    When my boys have been playing a video game for 15 min. or so the picture freezes up and then they try to shut down and it freezes up then also. Our system is only 14 months old.

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PS3 is one of the most amazing gaming device but like other competitor gaming devices (Xbox and Wii) It also has some problems like Freezing up. You may check out the informative Article at ezinearticles Remedy for PS3 Freezing up

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Firstly, just out of interest, in the Settings menu, do this if using HDMI: BD/DVD-->HDMI 1080p 24mhz...this will be set to 'Automatic'...change it to 'Off'. Now try to play your Blue Ray disk. If not, it seems that your blue ray system is overheating, and the system is not giving it enough cooling allowance. I had the same problem. I called Sony support UK up and explained to them that I had a "blue ray laser failure", and if your PS3 is in warrenty, they send a courier to your door and replace it for FREE. They take your old one off you. I got my new one within a week just.

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Well .... try to install a coolermod in your system...

maybe overheat problem can freeze and you need to shut down your system...

need to power up the rpm of your coller...more ventilation to control overheat..this is coolermod!

Good Luck!

Posted on Dec 05, 2008

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