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HELP PS3 CRASH!!!

ACE1987 Avatar
7y, 3d agoPosted 7 years, 3 days ago
Hi

I have encountered a problem tonight, was playing MW2 and the game froze in MP lobby and the PS3 would not respond. This has happened once before tonight.

I had to turn the PS3 off at the back and now the system will not read a disc, if it does the game freezes. e.g. I was playing Fifa 10, started a match ok halfway thru lost commentary and the game froze at half time?

Tried manually restarts / reset and pressing all buttons / combinations possible.

I can still access it so will copy off my saved data asap but just wondered if anyone else has ever had a similar problem and if there is a fix (had the PS3 for two years its 40GB)

Also, would I get away with trading this in against a slim?

Any help / advise much appreciated

Cheers
ACE1987 Avatar
7y, 3d agoPosted 7 years, 3 days ago
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#1
BD-Rom failure.

Typical PS3.
#2
you can trade it in just don't mention the freezing
#3
you didnt just do an update did you? the one that sony claim isnt responsible for these symptoms(cough-liars)
#4
yer read ps3 forums your not the only one
#5
rocko5000;7073780
you can trade it in just don't mention the freezing

'I had to turn the PS3 off at the back and now the system will not read a disc'
Console's are tested for these reasons.
#6
Try contacting Sony directly and explaining that your PS3 has developed a fault and you are not happy as you expected better build quality from a reputable brand such as Sony......
That may well do the trick, a mate of mine did it with one he purchased from Ebay (no receipts) & Sony took it back and gave him a refurbished one...
Good luck :)
#7
Thank you all, does anyone have a link to the mentioned PS3 forums?

Think I will ring Sony and say the problem has occured since the update. Nothing to lose.
#8
http://boardsus.playstation.com/playstation/board/message?board.id=ps3updates&thread.id=128902

to be honest i think your be ery lucky if sony will do any thing other then some trouble shooting. if that doesnt fix it there offer to repair for £100 or replace with refurb £128

where did you get your ps3 from ?
banned#9
hi there,
im on ps3 number 3 in 2 years lol the first time i had a bd rom failure was that reason 3-4 months into having a ps3, got a new one sent out, then that one failed 3-4 months,

i have so far had no problems with the 3rd console, But i have had mw2 on mp freeze 3 times last week, whatever you do DO NOT SWITCH OF FROM BACK OF THE PS3 , hold your finger on the power button touch sensor thing for 15 seconds it powers down safely that way.

i think bd-rom failue is the most common thing to go wrong on the ps3, i see and hear it more that the ylod
#10
pompeyrory
http://boardsus.playstation.com/playstation/board/message?board.id=ps3updates&thread.id=128902

to be honest i think your be ery lucky if sony will do any thing other then some trouble shooting. if that doesnt fix it there offer to repair for £100 or replace with refurb £128

where did you get your ps3 from ?


Thank You.

Brought the PS3 from Cosco jus over 2 years ago??

Does turning it off at the back create more issues? / Make it worse then?
#11
t0mm
BD-Rom failure.

Typical PS3.


It is most likely this. Mine did the same on me 60gb last year, the drives are only meant to last 2 years.
#12
Thanks for the help / advice. It is currently loading discs but just freezing randomly...

Might chance my luck on a trade in... If I get out the shop with a new PS3.. (slim).. is there any comeback / can they phone me up and make me return the new console / charge my card
[mod]#13
I've now gone through more PS3's than 360's. It's turning into a race to the end of this console generation. :lol:

Neither of them seem able to build anything slightly reliable.
#14
ACE1987
Thank You.

Brought the PS3 from Cosco jus over 2 years ago??

Does turning it off at the back create more issues? / Make it worse then?


mate of mine Managed to get game to fix his free under a sales of goods act even tho it was year and a bit out off warrnty dunno what cosco will be like about doing it but game where pretty good by the sounds of it.

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