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Cool down if my ps2 is getting too warm and causing freezing then how can i keep it cool so it wont freeze up not only for single games but the marathon sessions

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  • arb1 Jan 03, 2008




    its still freezing up often sometimes it heats up quick other times not at all it sets right by my air conditioner (thats on ) when im playing


  • arb1 Jan 03, 2008




    thay still freeze up and it sets by my air conditioner when playing


  • Anonymous Apr 21, 2008

    i have the same problem no mater where i put my ps2 i keeps on heating up and it causes my games to freeze at certain times

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Like burst said make sure its getting hot..your cooling fan couold be going bad.. if there is heavy dust build up it will restrict air flow and cause the fan to not work right.you can use a vacume that has a hose to suck out the dust by holding it at the back (((( unplug all power to your ps2 first))))) the suction will cause the fan to spin at a higher rpm freeing up the dust..or you can use a can of keyboard cleaner and blow it out..but that just spreads it through the machine unless you have it apart..

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I would recommend keeping the ps2 in an open area where there is plenty of air flow space. downstairs is better than upstairs and keeping the room temperature lower is always helpful. if you still experience these problems there are coolers you can buy which are fans separately connected.

make sure that it is overheating that's causing the freezing. i would assume it was a scratched disk. hopefully that helps.

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