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Game froze and i turned off the system and now it wont load any discs

When i was playing the new gta it froze and so i turned off the console but i would not turn off and the green light just kept flashing so i turned it off at the main power at the back and now it wont load any games. i dont have any proof of purchase so how much will it cost to get it fixed or is there another solution??? thanks

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  • Anonymous Apr 30, 2008

    dude i had the EXACT same thing happen to me...unfortuneatly without proof of purchase we are screwed and limited only to calling up SONY and paying them $150 to fix the HDD and send it back to us...

  • Glitorisroad May 01, 2008

    Same damn problem GTA is make money for Sony $150 dollars....please

  • Bobber311 May 01, 2008

    I'm having the same problem as well. I just bought the new GTA 4 game and like 10 minutes into the game it forze up on the "loading" screen. the only way to turn it off was the power switch on the back. After I restarted it wouldn't play any blu-ray maovie or game. It plays standard dvd's but not blu-ray. I tried the hard re-set that didn't work. I formatted the hard drive(took about 3 hours) that didn't work. So I emailed sony less then 24 hours ago so we'll see what happens with that. Is it better to call sony or does email work just as well?

  • Beck74 May 01, 2008

    Never had a problem till GTA4, keeps freezing up my ps3. got a new disc and same problem!!!

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Call sony and schedule a pick up for your PS3. They'll send you a box to pack it in, shipping is free. All is free if you have your proof of purchase, if not, they charge $150.00 to service your PS3. When you call them they'll step you through a few things, like restoring defaults that will not work, then they'll have you send it in. If you've lost your receipt, go back to the store your bought it from, some stores keep a log for up to 2 years of purchases...like best buy.

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