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18 Apr 2011
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why does my ps3 keep freezing?

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last week my ps3 kept freezing everyday sometimes twice, why?

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Re: why does my ps3 keep freezing?

its about to break, get a 360
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Re: why does my ps3 keep freezing?

360's break way faster than ps3's and the ps3 is way better ^_^
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Re: why does my ps3 keep freezing?

Could just be a glitchy game you're playing.
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Re: why does my ps3 keep freezing?


martin1225 wrote:
360's break way faster than ps3's
Yeah but that means they break inside warranty, so youre covered.. Unlike ps3 which seems to break the day after your warranty runs out.

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Re: why does my ps3 keep freezing?

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The flame bait...

 

As James said, what games are you playing and on what model OP?

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Re: why does my ps3 keep freezing?

Some games freezes allot, like Fallout 3 and Fallout New Vegas, This is one of the reasons Bethesda changed the game engine for their games (Elder Scrolls: Skyrim), my point is, see if it does on specific games or any game, are you getting error messages or is it just freezing as if a screen shot on a PC is taken?

 

But if you’re not playing a game that’s not known to freeze, maybe it’s an issue with the PS3 its self, is it well ventilated? Are its vents free from dust? Etc.

 



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Re: why does my ps3 keep freezing?

it mostly freezes on ps home and black ops, I have a ps3 slim
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Re: why does my ps3 keep freezing?

There's your problem Black Ops not sure about Home not used it in a very long time.

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Re: why does my ps3 keep freezing?

Sometimes my PS3 freezes on when im on the internet i press & hold the power button next 2 eject until it bleeps then when its go into standby i turn my PS3 on by the controller when the PS3 is back on it come up on screen THERE WAS A PROBLEM THE LAST TIME THE PS3 WAS USED DO YOU WANT TO REPORT THE PROBLEM TO SONY im not sure if Sony does anything to stop the PS3 from freezing
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