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Games Freezing Every time I attempt to play any game the PS3 locks up. Sometimes the games don't even load.

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  • benthehubbar Jun 16, 2009

    Actually it every time I have been turning it on it seems to happen faster. Last night it didn't even take 20 minutes.

  • benthehubbar Jun 16, 2009

    Do you know where I can find the star head tool required for removing the cover?

  • benthehubbar Jun 16, 2009

    I'll give it a shot, thanks a bunch!

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Two most likely suspects are a dirty/weak laser and overheating. overheating being the most likely. does it happen when the ps3 has just been turned on after being off for a few hours at least?

Posted on Jun 16, 2009

  • Caleb Judd Jun 16, 2009

    Definately overheating then. if its not under warranty then it will need to be opened and have the heatsinks cleaned, fans checked.

  • Caleb Judd Jun 16, 2009

    any electronic store should have them for a few dollars im in New Zealand and use **** smith electronics, if your in the states then radioshack should have them.

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