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Games and blue ray movies freezing

I applied the update when told that it may do the job but still freezes.....i have set a fan behind the unit and stood it up on its side to help keep it cool.....still freezes

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    While playing games, the screen suddenly freezes

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    your solution still didnt help

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Clean ur disc if it has finger prints take them off

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