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Black squares appear on my screen while playing a game

While i play a game on my ps3 black squares keep appearing and wont go away. I made sure the connections were correct and still happens. It does not happen on the loading screen just while I am playing the game.

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Try a Blue Ray lense cleaner dont where to get

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SOURCE: load icon appears but games wont play

Are your disks spinning up fully? does it sound weaker than before?
If it does it is your disk drives fault and i recommend trying to get your PS3 replaced/repaired

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send it into sony its fried i have the same problem but no money for repairs since i dont have the recept... i woulda been better off with microsoft...

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ps3 games are not supose 2 play ps2 games

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SOURCE: PS3 WILL START LOADING PS3 GAME THEN GOES TO BLACK

Hello,

You can also try the steps below. Its from PlayStation Forum:

1. Turn off Playstation®3.
2. Hold the power button down; the system will turn on and turn off once again.
3. Once the System has been shutdown, re-press you finger until you hear 2 consecutive beeps
4. When you hear the 2 beeps take finger off power button.
5. You will be prompted to plug in your controller via USB and then hit the PS button
6. The Recovery menu will pop up.

The current Recovery Menu supports:
• Restart System: Restarts the PLAYSTATION®3 System.
• Restore Default Settings: Reset all system settings back to default.
• Restore File System: Checks for corrupt/missing system files.
• Rebuild Database: Rebuilds the OS for the PLAYSTATION®3.
• Restore PS3 System: Fresh restore; Deletes everything and starts from Scratch.
• System Update: Update the PLAYSTATION®3 System

If the above steps still does not solve the problem, then I think will have to update your Ps3.

Update your PS3 (in the settings menu the 1st option).

Go on the internet browser on the PS3 then go on the menu press triangle then on one of them there are delete cookies and the delete the others as
well as cookies.

You could also try this as well: put the PS3 on then press the eject button (with no disc in) then hold it and switch the PS3 off at the back with
your finger on the eject button still holding it, then put it back on and the fan test should be working this may cool it down. It might be over heating.

If after trying the above options and it still does not solve the problem, then maybe the lens is weak and that's why it cannot read any disc.

But if your problem is not still solved, then maybe you should call sony for further assistance.

I wish you good luck.

Posted on Mar 25, 2010

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