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Freezing When I turn on ps3 it freezes at xmb screen Tried solution in manual but no sucess

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  • nivlac2425 May 25, 2008

    Got the same problem! Turn it on, and the HDD light flashes, thhen stops, and the screen freezes at the Menu or when im trying to update or do anything else.

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PS3 is one of the most amazing gaming device but like other competitor gaming devices (Xbox and Wii) It also has some problems like Freezing up. You may check out the informative Article at ezinearticles Remedy for PS3 Freezing up


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Clean disc and if this doesnt work move playstation away from wall or any heat source,if this doesnt work shut game off for a while,its tooooo hot

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PS3 keeps freezing with colorful pixels. How can I fix this?


You need to use a vacuum and suck the back out or blow it out with air . While power is off on PS3 turn power on holding down the eject button it will blow it self out .

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Hello When playing a game i bring up the xmb to quit the game and it freezes flashing between game and xmb screen. When this happens the only solution is to turn it off manually. Please Help


PS3 freezes between game and xmb screen are suffering to many gamers. But trouble shooting is not easy : Most gamers think there are CPU overheat problem but actually not the reason. You need some killer methods to fix and test it. Do you know it's just waste your time and money if you send to somewhere repair - because the same problems will be back after then. The best way is to learn the repair techniques of yourself.
There is a PS3 DIY Repair Guide: The author use text and video to show you how to use your hands to open your console and do some maintenance and fixes, at last you are amazing that why you can do that yourself. The best part is you can help your friends too!

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Hi,when i turn ps3 on the console freezes up with multicoloured lines across the screen,im unable to do anything then and cannot acces xmb screen.ive tryed holding down reset button and tryed the original...


listen just hold down the button, i'm not sure how long like you hear 2 beeps then 3 or something and it will take you to a screen with 6 or so options - choose restore file system, you shouldn't loose data if your lucky, anyway i had a very similar problem and my ps3 sat for a year before i was smart enough to figure this one.

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in order to solve your problem please visit the XMB website for you to learn how the problem occurs and how to stop it.

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if it wont load your icons and freezes before your xmb, put it into safemode and try restoring the filing system. to get it into safemode...

hold down the power button while the console is in standby. the light will go from red to green.it will beep once flash green beep again, and then beep a third time. after the third beep the light will turn red.

once the light is red, take your finger off the power button and place it back on the power button. the light will go from red to green, beep once flash and then beep twice quickly. after it does the double beep, take your finge roff. the light will stay green and you'll get a screen asking you to connect the controller.

after connecting the controller, try option 3, or whichever option is restore filing system. this can possibly correct media loading and will 95% of the time fix the console when it freezes before loading up your icons(the xmb)

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Freezing


PS3 is one of the most amazing gaming device but like other competitor gaming devices (Xbox and Wii) It also has some problems like Freezing up. You may check out the informative Article at ezinearticles Remedy for PS3 Freezing up.
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Ps3 freezes at startup screen/ green red dots/lines,


Turn off the PS3 with the switch on the back, then turn back on. wait till the light is solid red then hold your finger on the start button for abount 10 seconds until you hear it beep twice.

It will then ask you to connect a controller via the usb cable and press the PS button. Once you do this it will bring up the reset menu.

Unfortunately the only way I found that solves this is a full system restore that wipes the hard drive completely.

You do however retain and data saved online such as COD stats etc and playstation store purchases with your PSN.

Hope this helps??

Dec 13, 2008 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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When i turn my psp on it freezzes then shuts off


if u tried changing the xmb waves, look for original sony waves file on google. then put the file"system_plugin_bg.rco" file to flash 0/vsh/resource.
if u didn't just rehack the psp.
if u didn't hack it at all, contact sony, i broke my ps3 once and they sent me another one 4 free. hope this helps.T_T

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Sounds like you need to update your firmware. The latest is 2.46.

CLICK HERE FOR PSN FIRMWARE UPDATE SITE
copy to a thumb drive, then load to ps3 after wiping the hd clean

You may want to wipe your hd before loading the firmware, it may help your situation.

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