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My sons ps3 is just over a year old and today hes been having problems. When he puts a game in it starts then screen goes black and theres nothing there as if it had been turned off.

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Hi we have a 4 year old ps3 when my son wants to play a game on his settings it freezes put it on my settings and it works any ideas


Dont worry i will tell you a easy and efficient idea to fix this. first download repair guide and go through it , it has many solutions for your ps3 console...
click here to download repair guide

Dec 15, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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My ps3 starts up, freezes, picture messes up, wont start back up


try getting the new 3.01 firmware, since 3.0 had some freezing issues with some games, ..
put the consol in a well ventillated palce, put a regular standing fan near it or buy a usb powered fan to keep it cool

Sep 06, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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I put in a BluRay movie and it shows on the menu but when I hit X to play it, the screen goes black and will not play. PS3 games are hit and miss.


It sounds like you are having a firmware problem. This is common with blue ray. You will have to go to the ps3 site and download the firmware upgrade for your system. I think you can upgrade automatiacally if your ps3 is hooked up to the internet. Go to menu settings and look for updates for firmware or divers...

Please don't forget to give very good ratings, they are important

Aug 07, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Ps3 wont play ps2 games


ps3 games are not supose 2 play ps2 games

Jul 25, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Won't play dvd' freezes black screen same when i turn games off


you need a firmware update

as your firmware is damaged.

dont worry. this will just take a bit long time but once you start system uppdate it will automatically
download the firmware and update it.

May 11, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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My ps3 goes off on it's own!


your ac power adapter is probably broken just call sony and ask them for help, you will probably have to replace your adapter

Apr 28, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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My ps3 wont let me play cod 5 it plays all other disks freezes just after loading whats happened


make a new profile on your ps3 and it will work.....my son has hes own profile on my ps3 and the game works fine but when i swap back to me own profile the game freezes...very strange!!!!!!

Mar 10, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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No picture or sound


If you can get to it without it freezing use the System Restore function under:

System->Settings>Restore PS3

If you can't get to it because of freezing you should put your hard drive into another PS3. It will see it as a new drive and prompt you to format it. Afterwards put it back into your PS3 and it will do the same thing again.

It doesn't matter which PS3 yours or the one you put your hard drive into, they're all the same as far as the process goes.

Feb 20, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Ps3 stuck on sony screen with no menu so no way of moving on.


you have a hardware failure,contact playstaions toll free # and you should have a three year warrenty!unless youre system is stolen then take my advise!

Jan 25, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Freezing


you dont play on it for 50000000 years

Sep 01, 2008 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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