Hints. When turning off the PS3™ system, if a background download is being performed or there is content that has not yet been installed, you can set the system. A menu comes up says, something like Shut down System, and another option to shut off the controller. Click shut down system. You can also shut down the. When I get into a game or when I start to load it up, the PS3 just randomly turns itself off, as if the plug was pulled out of the socket. So when I.
Your motherboard is fried. Fortunately for you, you can fix it. Unfortunately, it's not going to last. The dust is what did your PS3 in. You seriously can't keep. My PS3 slim randomly and very frequently shuts itself off. It won't even show it is in standby.(History about the device is that it has had 2 nasty. Hi i formatted my ps3 hdd using disk manager on pc then i returned it to ps3 but it doesnt show anything and just turns off by itself and even.
TL;DR: my PS3 is most probably overheating and abruptly turning off when playing certain games. I want to play Bioshock 2 but can't get past. For the past two days my PS3 keeps auto turning itself off. I have tried cleaning the vents and positioning somewhere different to no avail. tl;dr if your fat ps3 turns off mid game and starts flashing red, and doesn't seem to be overheating go into the xmb and turn off the notifications.