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My ps3 freezes

Im playing gh3 and suddenly the audio starts to fail and if i press start it freezes completely not allowing me to do anything, this happens with every game but not with movies. somebody knows how i can fix this??

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  • Ikeru Jul 09, 2008

    My 40 gb ps3 does the exact same thing. It plays dvds just fine. But whenever I try to play a game, not online, it freezes up anywhere between 2 and 30 minutes into the game. I've replaced the disk and it never freezes in the same spot twice, so I don't think that's the problem. I also installed the updates on my ps3 and that helped a little, but it still freezes up. I even tried formatting, clearing everything off of it. *le sigh* -_-'

  • greez Jul 09, 2008

    same problem

  • MissPoodle Jul 19, 2008

    I just started having that problem today!

    I cleaned it with one of those lens cleaner disks but now it just freezes about a minute into the game on the setlist. I feel like if I call Sony they'll just tell me to fix it for a bazillion dollars like you said.

    We have a warranty on it (we always get one) and I may just get another. Though, personally, I think it's a piece of ****.


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PS3 is one of the most amazing gaming device but like other competitor gaming devices (Xbox and Wii) It also has some problems like Freezing up. You may check out the informative Article at ezinearticles Remedy for PS3 Freezing up

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First of all call sony 1-800-345-SONY (7669)
ask them what they think it is, if they wont tell you they will want 168$ to fix it...(on avg)
I have fixed over 25 ps3's and its a first time I have heard of this... If you want a ps3 I can get you a good deal on a system I might have a gently used 40 gb ps3 on had (not refurb)

If you want to sell the system let me know I do buy broken ps3's but this one sounds like a new issue I have not dealt with yet which makes it better!

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