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02 Jan 2010
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PS3 Slim 120 GB Just Shut Itself Off??

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Ok, so im watching BBCi Player, when all of a sudden it switched itself off, now at first i thought, i must have turned "Auto Switch Off" ON, yet i rebooted the PS3 and checked and no its set to off, then i read other places on the net that say its broke or theres a hardware fault, but i aint getting the YLOD, what could this be, and no i didnt leave the console unnatended, i moved the analogue a few times to see time remaining on the Programme i was watching.

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does the unit get hot ?
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TBH mate ive only had the console since 29th December, its only just done it, ive switched it back on and it seems fine at the mo, but no it doesnt really seem that hot, my 360 has been hotter and thats normally on for waaaaaaay longer than this lol.

 

Oh and for the record i aint a 360 fanboy, just a little note to people who will see my newb PSN ID and think im trolling.

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seems to be a issue with the iplayer... i dont have the app as i live in Denmark.. but other ppl have named the same issue as you.... it could be some sort of cache overflow on the HDD from the iplayer... or simple some sort of bad code / programing ...
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HMMMM, i hope your right, i dont want this PS3 to break only a couple of days after i purchased it.

 

Would be funny though if it did, as every PS3 owner calls the 360 for breaking, yet ive had mine for 3 years without a single fault, either way it betta not break, i aint finished Uncharted, and im having too much fun on KZ2 lol.

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you want me to go down that route m8 :) ?? you want to see some pictures of the slim 120Gb inside ?

 

 

ps3_s22.jpg

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What am i looking at there?

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A PlayStation 3 will only turn itself off when it is reaching a critical temperature and has to cool down for it's own safety. 

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the thermal paste on the 2 CPU/GPU`s .... only matter of time before it would shut down with that poor job of thermal paste on there..
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oh no not the thermal paste again
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omfg..are you serious about this? wow it's happening again same ***** with the xbox 360..good thing it build with auto shut off...you know it's happening to my slim for more than a week now, and what i do is that whenever it shut down i turn it back on then it work for an hour atleast then shut down again...please can anyone help me..i really don't want my ps3 slim to fail on me...please any comments?

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@TheDave, bit of an off topic post but would you mind if I sent you a friend request?

 

I only just got my PS3 too, and I have pretty much the same games as you (KZ2, Socom, Drakes Fortune etc) and it would be cool to have someone to play with ^^

 

P.S @Tex, how do you get your KZ stats in your trophy thingy?

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http://www.ps3gamercard.com there you go m8 :) :P
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Had this a couple of times too.  It seems the Iplayer can make the browser crash, which brings the system to it's knees.

It's not a hardware problem, it's clearly a software one.  The sooner they ditch Netfront and sign a deal with Opera for both PSP and PS3 the better...

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@Mst-Sgt-Peppa, yea sure y not, but i dont have a mic yet, spent all my pennies on the console lol.

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Yea it would shut off it that was the case but i highly dought it due to the fact that he got it on the 29th December it was probably a safety on the slim consoles shut down by:

1 heating problems

2 YLOD

3 DATA CORRUPTION

4 TRIP SWITCH

 

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@TheDave, no worries. I don't have one either ^^

 

@Tex, thanks! I did it all, but it doesn't have my trophy information in the corner, just blank. How do I make it so it shows them?

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I've got a 250GB slim had it for xmas and have watched a few programs from BBC iPlayer no problems at the moment.
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