3rd December 2019

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What is the blue light of death?

PS4 'Blue Light of Death' Has No Clear Fix Yet. The problem that these PS4 users are facing is frustratingly simple. When a PS4 is working and is turned on with a press of the power button, the light that runs along the side of the console should first pulse blue and then switch to white.

Herein, what is the yellow light of death caused by?

The Yellow light of death is used by the PS3 to indicate a hardware failure with the consoles motherboard. There are a lot of things which can go wrong with a motherboard, and this is by no means an exhaustive list. The most common reason for Montherboard errors in Consoles is caused by overheating.

What is PlayStation yellow light of death?

The YLOD is a major hardware failure for the PlayStation 3. The specific cause is somewhat known, but Sony has not commented about this failure whatsoever. Some theories for the cause include: overheating (accelerated by dust build-up), blu-ray drive failure, bad power supply, and/or a hard drive critical error.

Why does the YLOD happen?

There are many components for which losing solder is non-fatal, but many RRoD and YLoD are caused by GPU (and sometimes CPU) becoming detached as a result of this. Because turning off your Console will cause the solder to cool (and sometimes reattach) a common solution to these problems is to increase air flow.
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