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Hi guys, when a game freezes and there is nothing you can do, what do you do? I just tap the power button and it shuts down with 3 beeps. Is that the right way? BF3 is causing it to do this every now and then....

Does it hurt to hard reset?

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Nah its fine. Somtimes the crappy internet browser on mine will freeze. I press the power button and it will beep 3 times eventually then shutdown.
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It happens. It's kind of the "Force shutdown" beep.
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Does it hurt to hard reset?

Your PS3 runs off of a hard drive and that data can become corrupted anytime you do a hard reset. There are times when you have no choice, but to say it's fine and there are no consequences is in error.
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If the data does become corrupted, what's the next step?

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