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If you have your PS3 in a cabinet it could be overheating. My was crashing when I first bought it and it seamed to be getting pretty hot. We took it out of the cabinet and it works fine. They do sell an after market fan that lowers te temperature on mine.

I'm not sure this is your problem but you can check it out.

Posted on Jan 05, 2008

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My playstation 3, which i bought this christmas, new, is crashing alot. Alot more every day. we play call of duty black ops but it does it on a couple other games as well

Usually heat or bad sectors/ corrupt sectors on the hard drive will cause this issue.

I'd recommend getting two cans of compressed air, taking it outside and clearing out the dust, then when you play cod run a mini fan directly onto the unit.

COD runs heavy on the graphics hence it happening more with that game than others ;)

Mar 06, 2011 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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My ps3 keeps going a fuzzy green coulour and wont

it is becuz u bought a PS3 u shud of gotta Xbox Bich!

Apr 30, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Ps3 game fallout 3 won't load but other games do, which makes me think that the ps3 is ok. Fallout 3 used to load but now it won't. Any suggestions the game is new from christmas.

You should check the disc for scratches and spots, then clean it. If it still doesn't load there might be something wrong with the disc that you cannot see. Check these and I hope it helps

Jan 31, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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My ps3 will not load games/dvds/B\blueray. What

Sounds like your lens just broke. Give it a night without using it and see if it works in a few hours if not time to send in the PS3 for a repair

Nov 27, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Code Error-8001050F

Here’s what’s going on right now: something with the PS3’s internal clock has borked in some pre-slim models. This is not a PSN issue; it has to do with your PS3’s clock. This clock is NOT related to the OS clock. It seems to be a leap year bug. Setting your clock ahead will do nothing. All PS3s around the world were affected at the exact same time.
Does this affect me?
-If you have a Slim PS3, you’re good to go. Continue playing it as normal.
-If you have a “fat” PS3, you may be affected. Some fat PS3s have worked ok, but it seems a good majority have been bugged.
What does this bug mean?
-If affected, your date and time has been set to a random past date. This prevents you from signing into PSN, playing any PSN games, or using any DLC. Your trophies will also not display correctly or be able to sync.
How do I fix it?
-You can’t. Even if you don’t sign into PSN, it won’t help. This is a hardware issue.
So, what do I do?
-Wait 24 hours. Other products that have had similar bugs have corrected themselves after the “bugged” day. On Monday around 6pm central time, all PS3s will automatically correct themselves…maybe.
-If that doesn’t work, we’ll need a firmware update from Sony, which should be a pretty important priority for them right now.
Did I lose my data/themes/etc?
Your save data/games/dlc/themes are fine. They’ll be fixed when the PS3 is fixed. Trophies are uncertain right now, but they’ll be fine if you’ve synced them before the PS3 was bugged. Unsynced trophies are an unknown right now.
If I have a bugged PS3, can I still use it?
It’s probably not a good idea, as I have no idea what will happen to the trophies you earn during the bugged time. Movies/media will work fine.

Mar 15, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Playstation 3 keeps crashing

two problems. 1) not reading games or movies is due to a bad laser. It needs to be replaced depending on the model it will take a kes-400aaa(60,80gb and some 40gb) or kes-410a all newer ps3's use this laser. 2) Crashing online can be due to the system over heating. Make sure the system is horizontal never stand them up verticle this causes serious cooling issues. Also these units do get filled with dust and animal hair which cloags the vents. I have noticed that the ps3 runs much hotter when a wireless internet connection.

Feb 02, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Game Saints Row 2 keeps freezing at certain points in the game

maybe you should try different games? see if those different games freeze, if so, then it might be your blu-ray player in your ps3, or your ps3 might be overheating. my games froze at certain points because my ps3 was overheating, just try a few different games

Jan 06, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Call sony tomorrow morning from 10am and demand a replacement, mine died last xmas and now my replacement has also packed in this evening

Dec 26, 2008 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Ps3 loading problems

Dude, check out my suggestions on the original question. Rate me high, please. Thanks.

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

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