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My ps3 freezes up and colors just start covering my screen after its on for about 20 minutes

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  • LarryCasper Mar 30, 2008

    my ps3 freezes right at start-up. I see the wavy lines and the SCEA logo but then the whole thing stops in its tracks. Anyone know what to do?

    Larry

  • the chunny Apr 15, 2008

    My PS3 freezes and when I restart the console, it turns green and red and blue.

  • smaclefat Apr 16, 2008

    i turn it on sometimes it wont show up on the screen and i restart it and it will but after a couple seconds it freezes up and makes colors on the screen

  • weeebus Apr 16, 2008

    my ps3 freezes as soon as it says "sony computer entertainment" when it is starling up?

  • Mattbetts Apr 26, 2008

    when i turn my PS3 on i get the colored wavy lines and thats it doesn't do anythin else any ideas?

  • Anonymous Apr 29, 2008

    Ditto...same problem????



    Anyone got any idea's????

  • Anonymous Apr 29, 2008

    The Best way to fix a problem like this is to use a PS3 Repair Guide.

    You can find a good one here:


    www.PS3RepairsGuide.com

  • bkillest Apr 29, 2008

    MY PS3 Freezes at the "sony computer entertainment" Screen.

  • Sscrimsher Jun 11, 2008

    I have this problem as well on my 3 month old 80gb playstation. Does anyone have any ideas to fix it, other then a link to purchase something that probably has nothing to do with it.

  • Anonymous Jun 12, 2008

    when i play game 4 more then 5min it freeze

  • frogger134 Jun 18, 2008

    i have the same problem, the screen freezes and it gets kinda grainy lookin with colors, but the audio keeps playing

  • 2mann Jun 19, 2008

    after 2 to 5 minutes i start playing the screen frezes but the audio still running and it get very warm like about in 2 minutes



  • wevster83 Jun 21, 2008

    Ye i got same thing happening,

  • oblivion311 Jul 13, 2008

    Yep mine does exactly the same thing.... I have 60 gb. 5-10 mins and it freezes. Anyone know how to fix this for good??? Email suggestions to amplified1@verizon.net thnx!

  • Anonymous Nov 16, 2008

    my system freezes up on start up


  • Anonymous Nov 27, 2008

    im right there with you guys.. these wavey lines are killing me too - im stuck! its awful.. i cant tear away, cant break free. i mean they really got me. goddamn fuckin lines .. all wavey and .. wavey and ****. **** sony they better get me some help before i tell my nigga friends that this **** is goin down. war against JAPAN! ITS WARLD WAR THREE N1IGGAS!!! btw.. has ne1 seen the season finale of entourage? its sweet. check that **** out on ON DEMAND.

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  • SM1974 Nov 27, 2008

    everytime i try playin a game it freezes up and i heard you could switch the hard drives from another does that work

  • keeganclkd Jan 08, 2009

    my ps3 does that but in the beginning right after it says sony pictures entertainment. the sound stops and the stripe doesnt go away.

  • Anonymous Feb 17, 2009

    i have the same problem i dnt know what to do

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2009

    my disc wil load but before the game starts it'll freeze.

  • zmullins_92 Mar 24, 2009

    The game will start once in a while and will only play 4 about 5-10 min. any1 help?

  • austin83 May 11, 2010


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Unfortunately there is no quick fix i had to phone ps3 and get a new one they were really good about it explained what happen and it is a problem with them i phoned up on the monday and they sent out a new ps3 next day u have to do a swap they give u new one and take the old in one go the number is on the ps3 website customer service. hope this help and hope u get it sorted.

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I have had a 60Gig since 02/08 and it never froze on me while playing COD4 until I downloaded the most recent system update. Now if will freeze on me at least 2-3 times in a night. Sony needs to get their **** together. I've already given them enough money for the PS2,PSP and PS3 not to mention all the games. I think they should at least throw us a bone once in a while. Offer something...free cleanings or maybe that PS3 repair guide.....something.

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5 minutes later thet i start playing the screen freezes but the audio keeps playing

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The freezing is from the firmware 3.10 update and sony won't fix the update they said to ship it to them and the will fix it for $149.00. i beleive this update was designed to do just that so consumers would spend the money to fix it or to buy a new ps3 slim

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I purchased the ps3 repair guide from ps3repairs.com. It did not solve my problem and I have been emailing them for about two weeks so that they can honor their refund policy. They have yet to respond.

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Do the quick format it'ds the only thing that fixed ours. No problems since.

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I have the same problem. I turn it on and faded color squares and dots then freezes. Sometime I reset the video and it turns on the freezes when I start a game.

Posted on Oct 27, 2009

  • playazls Oct 27, 2009

    I have the same problem.

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So I'm not the only one with this problem! Good (or bad) new!Are they planning any update to fix this, damn it?!

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Ship it to sony

Posted on Feb 13, 2009

It seems like everybody after downloading the new system update freezes. Sony really need to help man. been like a week and mines just stop at the wavy lines.

Posted on Oct 18, 2008

My ps3 freezes at the wavey lines, right when it starts, i downloaded the ps3 repair guide and it does not talk about fixing it at all

Posted on Jun 21, 2008

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