PS3 Freezing - Can it damage the console?

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  1. Sotoro
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    Sometimes there are still freezes with the new mutliMan version. Not sure if it is a backup manager problem or related to the CFW. But can it damage the console, because you have to remove the power cable to restart the console?
     
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    doesn't keeping the on/off button pressed for a few seconds (until you hear to consecutive bleeps ) for a hard reboot work? ( not sure if that works for multiman since mine aint modded ) but it always works for me whenever my ps3 freezes
     
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    well, some people say it will damage your console and some people say it does not damage your console
     
  4. raulpica

    raulpica With your drill, thrust to the sky!

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    If it's a software issue (and probably IT IS), then the worst it could happen is that your cache/system files on the HD get damaged.

    The PS3 will automatically repair them / generate new ones if that's the case.
     
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    The answer to the question is [probably] no. It doesn't re-write any of your firmware so the worst that might happen is messing up the sony OS and requiring a re-install.
     
  6. Originality

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    Or corrupting something if the HDD is trying to write some data as you turn it off...
     
  7. DarkShadow96

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    I get this random freeze on the XMB with Kmeaw's CFW for 3.55. I heard from a few people it doesn't damage your console. I hope this is true since I had to do this same turn off method(take out power cord, put it back) as you.
     
  8. nico445

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    don't think it does did it a million times on the wii. [​IMG] my friend one is freezing also pretty many times (3.4.1 still with dongle) and he hadn't had any problems yet
     
  9. DarkShadow96

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    You do know the Wii is different than the PS3 right?
     
  10. akari212

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    if PS3 hangs.. just press and hold the power button to force shutdown.. i think thats the safest way of PS3 got hang.
     
  11. nico445

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    yeah i know but at the end i mean a friend with a slim ps3, his one freezes up all the time. and it doesn't have any problems yet
     
  12. jazvdb

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    In front of computer...
    That happened to me, thank god the PS3 fixed it..

    I was gonna cry when i saw the "files corrupted "
     
  13. RchUncleSkeleton

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    You know that sentence completely contradicts itself, right? If it's freezing it obviously IS having problems.... A console with no problems doesn't freeze all the time. Maybe try giving the PS3 a nice sweater or a blanket and it won't be freezing anymore...lol!
     
  14. nico445

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    haha yeah but it's like when he tries to boot unsupported games and sometimes it just happends, probably something with the dongle but i'll update it in a while to a cfw. but i want to wait that still out until it's really stable.
     
  15. Sotoro
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    The new MultiMan version has a alternative payload (syscall36). This should fix many freezes.