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Ps3 frozen or blank screen

Signs in online with no probs but if i try to enter a game ie (cod5,legendary,fifa)the sreen will freeze and go no further and if i try to enter playstation home it goes blank and nothing happens.

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  • ssiiilly Feb 12, 2009

    I am having a similar problem. It began when I started getting a blank screen when attempting to load PS Home. Then I tried to play Hot Shots Golf Out of Bounds the other day and it just stays on a loading screen but never loads. The really frustrating thing is I have about 54 PS3 games and about 30 PS2 games and they all seem to work fine with the exception of Hot Shots, Motorstorm Pacific Rift (original Motorstorm works fine though), MGS4, and Dark Sector. I thought at first this might be a Sony thing because of the titles and Home not working, but other PS3 exclusive games are working fine and Dark Sector is not exclusive or Sony. This problem just seemed to happen overnight and I've tried reinstalling games and Home and that doesn't seem to work. The only other thing I can think of is that my ISP connection was lost a couple times and I had to reset my modem and router. But internet connectivity is fine now and the PS Store loads in no problem. I have a 60GB model and have never had this problem before, any suggestions, please help.

  • simondcallar Feb 12, 2009

    i had an extended warranty on my ps3 so changed console this afternoon and everything is now fine i think mine was an internal modem failure would sign in online but no ps home and would freeze entering games online also new console is fine and tech support would have had me ring the modem manu when i new there was no online probs they just dont listen.

  • simondcallar Feb 12, 2009

    i had version 2.6 and still had the issues

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I have seen this problem a lot lately. Make sure you run a system update and update to the latest firmware which is currently 2.60 this should resolve your issue.

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