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Playing game on ps3 when it just shuts down. will not stay on at all.

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There are causes to why a ps3 will not stay on, one of those is "overheating" witch will need to be addressed.

1. Turn the unit off while your turn it back on hold down the power button to your hear a beep.
2. The restore menu will show up what you want to select is factory restore.

If this does not work the other solution is repair. ( times out of 10 this falls out of warranty thus my buddies at www.videogamerepair.com will come to rescue and fix this issue for less then it would cost to purchase a new consol.

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SOURCE: ps3 will not turn on......yellow indicator light

This is coused by overheating of the console, make shure that
the hot air from in the console can get away and the console
stands completely free so that fresh air can reach the console.

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SOURCE: My ps3 only shuts down when playing mw2 help

Theres been problems with MW2 call up sony and tell them your problem you might have to send it in to get it fixed heres the number 800-488-7669

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