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post #11 of 21
Nothing sony i have ever owned has ever broken. not even my ps2.
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post #12 of 21
I have never had any of my consoles die. I owned a Genesis, SNES, N64, PS1, Dreamcast, XBox, Gamecube, PS2, Xbox 360, and a Slim PS2, and none of them have ever died on me. Granted, I only had the 360 for about 3 months when I sold it, but still. It worked fien while I had it.
    
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post #13 of 21
Sh|t happens. Try and take the refurb back to a wal mart or something.
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post #14 of 21
The sony quality isn't as good as it used to be.
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post #15 of 21
Quote:
Originally Posted by Stevo View Post
The sony quality isn't as good as it used to be.
Sadly that can be said with every company that makes products.
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post #16 of 21
Boo sony's quality is going dooowwwnn...
Exploding batteries + proprietary formats + Trojan infected DRM and drivers = NOT GOOD IMHO.
post #17 of 21
Heck, even the Wii has quality problems; not regarding the console itself but the shoddy quality of its accessories...

No one is safe from bad quality products these days... Make your story known from sites like Kotaku.com, if it gets popular maybe it will reach Sony's ears and they'll do something to apologize before it makes them look bad.
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post #18 of 21
EDIT: Came off to harsh without reading the whole thing.

I understand your frustration.
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post #19 of 21
Go to Best Buy, buy a 40gb or an 80gb if you can find it. Swap them out, and return it. I work at Best Buy Customer Service, and no one ever checks enough. I hate doing things like that, because it is dishonest, but don't keep that refurbished one.

Otherwise, first call Sony again. Demand, politely of course, to get a new 60gb for free or at least some kind of compensation. Keep calling for about 5 times or so, and talk to a manager every time.
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post #20 of 21
Not trying to sound mean, but it was out of warranty. It can't go on forever, there has to be a cutoff date somewhere, just because you were close to the cutoff date doesn't mean they should fix it. As expensive as consoles are, I always get a three year warranty if its available. I know not everyone can afford extended warranties but I think of it this way, if I have a one year warranty, then I only expect the console to work for one year and not a day longer.
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