Question about Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console
Well the ps3 40gb starts up fine and when i sign online its fine but when i start up any game it loads then freezes only a black screen appears and when i push the "ps" button to send a message it also freezes too... so i tried to quit game and it just restarts ps3. and i tried loading up the game and then signing in and the game works and the "ps" button works but it wont let me see friends list or anyone that comes online. ive had ps3 about 2 yrs and this problem only started 2 days ago.
Sounds like your System has become corrupted.
Have you already tried the System Restore function?
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Posted on Feb 24, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
This is the 2nd most common problem
with PS3's. This isn't a bad problem. Your laser/lens will need to be
replaced. There are many videos on youtube if you would like to do it
yourself (I would advise you not to). I recommend that you find a
technician who has experience. There are many things that can go
If you do, you must disassemble your
drive and take out the laser to see exactly which laser you will need
If you can play your games OFFLINE just fine, then you may have a hard drive problem. You will need to try the above and then repost with your new findings.
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