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My sons ps3 is freezing so he tried restoring it and now it swont even read the disc and it is making a strange noise. I do not have a warranty how do I go about getting this fixed. I purchased it about a year ago at circuit city.

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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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You can contact sony at 1800-345-7669 they can help get it repaired and check your 1year warrenty

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