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Everytime I turn my PS3 on it gets past the sony entertainment screen the it gets to my background and freezes in a weird way (it has these small multi-colored rectangles come over my screen in a random order like a static tv). i tried to fix it but my attempts have failed. I tried taking it apart and putting it back together. I tried holding the power button at as soon as that screen shows up for a selection to be choosen it freezes. Is there anyone that can help me with this problem beside Sony and their refurbrished trash buckets.

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  • Bill Grabon
    Bill Grabon May 11, 2010

    It sounds like your hard drive is starting to crash. if you can try your hard drive in a different PS3 and see if it does the same thing. If so then you know its your HD.

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It sounds like you hard drive is starting to crash. Try your HD in a different PS3 and see if it does the same thing. The HD in a PS3 is the same thing that is in a laptop computer and they go bad just like the laptops do.

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