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My PS3 shut off during gameplay and will not turn on now.

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Have you checked your AV cord. You may need to replace it but if it wont work then, you may have a problem with your ps3 then

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My Afterglow Ap.2 ps3 controller turns off randomly during gameplay. How do I fix?


It's quite possible that the controller is faulty...Xbox One controllers are actually having the same issue as well. Normally speaking you can either contact your manufacturer about an inquiry to get it sent in for repair, or you'll have to go out and get a new one. If they don't have a fix for you, that's one of your final options.

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My ps3 keeps freezing during games


Problem: Your Playstation 3 console is freezing during gameplay. There are usually two problems that would cause your Playstation 3 to freeze during

gameplay. I will start with the most common problem:

1. The Blu Ray Laser is wearing out. This is a common issue among the newer video game consoles. The laser is constantly lighting up to read the discs while you are playing your Playstation 3 whether you are playing games, Blu Ray movies, or DVD movies. Eventually the laser will burn out. As it starts to wear out, first the games or movies will freeze. After a while, it will not read Blu Ray at all. Finally it will quit reading anything. You can find lasers at the following website starting at $49.95. The same website also performs repairs of the Playstation 3 console:

http://store.richspsxparts.com/pl3paac.html

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2. Overheating. This is less common. If your PS3 freezes and you shut it off and back on and it comes on ok, it's probably not overheating. If heat is the problem, it will freeze right away if you turn it back on right away without giving it time to cool off. If it turns on OK with no problem and doesn't immediately freeze up, the laser is your issue. If you turn it back on and it freezes right away, your PS3 may be overheating.

If your PS3 is overheating, the best thing to do is to make sure you do not keep it in an enclosed area. Playstation 3 systems and XBox 360 systems run very hot. You must keep it in the open so it gets as much cool air as possible! You can also upgrade the fan inside of your Playstation 3 with the Whisper Fan which increases cooling. You can also find it at the following website:

http://store.richspsxparts.com/newpl3ps3taw.html

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Apr 19, 2011 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Sometimes my ps3 freezes while loading also during gameplay and just in gameplay there are color streaks and glitches occur


Hi there,

This sounds like a problem with the HDD. If you have any save files you wish to back up, use the Backup Utility under the settings menu. Once you've done that, Format the PS3. If you are still experiencing problems you will need to contact Sony. Their number is 1-800-345-7669.

Jan 22, 2011 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Ps3 freezing during gameplay I play for about 20 min and it starts to freeze and then it goes black and I can't shut it down any other way than turing off switch in the back


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Your PS3 locked up then the only way to turn it off is the switch in the back.

Now if your PS3 is locking up this is a sign that there may be some corrupted data on your hard drive. The link below will help you address this. If you still have trouble then this is a sign that you have a hardware problem with your PS3.

http://www.fixya.com/support/r4853494-fix_playstation_3_corrupted_hard_drive

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Jun 20, 2010 | Sony Video Game Consoles & Games

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My ps3 freezes when i press the PS button during gameplay of any


How long do you wait before you turn off your PS3 because in most games if you hit the PS button while the game is loading something or saving to your hard drive it may seem like it froze, but give it a minute and it should go back to normal

Jan 06, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Code displayed over my ps3 xmb, affects gameplay


video rsx cpu maybe partially damaged..i can probably fix it.

Nov 10, 2008 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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My ps3 after in hour of playing freezes and won't play


This is a common problem that can be one or two reasons. One is that your PS3 is overheating during gameplay and is shutting down or freezing. If this is the case you should make sure your ps3 is clean of dust and is in a well insulated area. Try investing in an external fan that will keep your system cool during gameplay.

Secondly you may have a problem with the laser reader. If this is the case you will need to have it repaired by sony. You may be covered under a warranty, so please contact sony to find out your options.

You can contact sony by calling the number listed on the back of almost all of your video game booklets.

Happy Gaming and Good luck to you.

Oct 17, 2008 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Ps3 controller issues


Have you charged the controllers in a while. The controler might just be running out of energy to work.

Apr 05, 2008 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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System Turns-Off


your system is overheating, your beter of either repairing it or getting a replacement :(

Mar 24, 2008 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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