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I have a Playstation 3 it plays DVDs and Playstation one games even the downloaded games but when I pop in a blu ray or a ps3 game it plays for maybe 15 minutes then freezes then when I try to restart it I have to totally hit the back switch the top switch I hold down and nothing what's wrong

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