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Game freezing, brand new system

I just bought a ps3 and started to play and the game froze within 15 min. then i restarted and it froze in like 5 min. should i take back the system?

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If is new yes call sony and tell them what is going on and they will send you a box with a prepaid label for you to ship the ps3 and they will send you a replacement unit what is happening is that the laser is getting bad I sell new lasers for this unit but if is under warranty then send it to sony

Posted on May 13, 2009

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Unfortantly in your case if you are getting a clicking sound then this means that the hard drive is failing and you will need to replace it.

You can replace it with any standard notebook computer hard drive. The last part in the link below will cover removing the hard drive from your PS3 if you are not sure on how to do this.

http://www.fixya.com/support/r4853494-fix_playstation_3_corrupted_hard_drive
Let me know if you have any more problems or questions

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