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Metal Gear Solid 4 blank screen

When I insert MGS4 into the PS3, I just get this endless black screen. Every other game I have works. It's infuriating. Can someone please help me?

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SOURCE: I cant install metal gear solid 4!!!

No, it is the PS3 Network. It has been happing alot lately. Just wait a little bit, then try again in about a couple days, and it will be all set. Hope this helped.

Posted on Jul 12, 2008

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What you need to do is press the select button so that the M33 VSH MENU pops up make sure your CPU Clock XMB is set to 333/166, that should fix and issues because I had the same problem.

Posted on Dec 20, 2008

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