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Why do my games keep freezing

When i put my game in before it has even got passed the ea games sign it freezes its a brand new game no scratches and on another game it does the same get a little further in to the game then that freezes to

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Re: why do my games keep freezing

Does it only happen when trying to play games? or does it also happen even when your only on the dashboard? if only on playing games try to clear the cache of the hard drive by going to the system section on the dashboard, click on memory and while on memory and you can see the logo for the hard drive, click "Y" for Device Options and a new window will pop up. in that window you will see an option for "Rename" or "Reformat". do not select any of those just click these follow sequence: X, X, LB, RB, X, X and it should prompt you to undergo System Maintenance. Just accept the System Maintenance and it should clear the cache of your hard drive. if issue still persist it might be that your console is already inhibiting symptoms of the "3 red lights" issue and you might need to send the console in for repair.

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Re: why do my games keep freezing

Sounds like its over heating.. iv had this happen a couple times on my own system. You might try blowing it out with canned air. be sure to unplug the power to the unit first. If this doesnt help you might have a fan out.

other things to try:

I would suggest opening the case as a last option as its very difficult to open and requires special tools.

Posted on Jan 18, 2008

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