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No picture, no sound, but ps3 turns on. how to fix this

If your ps3 turns on like normal but there is no picture (video) and or there is no sound follow the tips bellow to fix this

  • Have your ps3 in standby mode (red light).
  • Now, press and hold the power button in the front down. Your ps3 will beep twice. Let it go almost exactly after you heard the second beep.
  • Wait 10-15 seconds. A display will show up, and just answer yes to all!
that should fix it

most of the time this problem occurs when you change the cable to HDMI or scart

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ps3 no picture no sound no black screen nothing whats wrong


I had the same problem so I took the screws out of it and cleaned the inside surfaces with rubbing alcohol and q-tips(gently!!!) Now it runs like a new one...It's worth a try-It worked for me and hopefully it will work for you as well.

Apr 02, 2012 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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My problem is earlier today i was playing my ps3, the picture was showing on the t.v. ( a HDMI Cable conected it to the tv), but 30 minutes later, i tried to play my ps3, the picture was not showing up on any t.v. that i plugged the normal AV cable into


Sounds like your video settings are wrong. Since you were on the HDMI connection the video was outputting in HD. When you switched over to normal AV (composite) cables the video was still outputting in HD.

Simple fix: power off your PS3 (so it's in standby; red light is showing). Then turn it back on, using the power button on the console (not the PS3 controller) and hold down the power button until it beeps a second time (about 5 seconds). The video settings will reset to composite. If needed, change your video settings.

Normally I'd put down like 3 other things it could be (each worse than the last), but I'm fairly certain that this will fix it. If it doesn't, just say so and I have many a more potential fix available.

Hope it works!

Sep 24, 2011 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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playstation 3 saying hard drive file corrupted needs restoring, it restores but goes back to saying hard drive file corrupted


Hello there Sir! My name is Aleksandar and I'm from FixYa solution team.

It looks like you have real trouble with PS3 HDD corruption, I advise you to watch this short explanation video and follow the rules to make sure you fix the problem.

link is bellow:

FIX PS3 HDD CORRUPTION


Thanks on your time, contact me if you need more help!

Wish you good day Sir! :)

May 05, 2011 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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My ps3 powers up, but I get no picture or sound.


Put your PS3 in standby mode (hold the power button until the light turns red) then release, and hold the power button again for about 10 seconds, or until the light beeps a second time. When the PS3 restarts, it should display on whatever it finds plugged in first.

Nov 28, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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no picture or sound with hdmi


You Need To Setup HDMI On UR PS3.
Happened 2 Me Once.
To Fix:-
Plug Into AV Multi.
Go To Settings
Go To Display Settings
Go To Video Output Settings
Select HDMI And Follow The Instructions

Apr 04, 2009 | Sony PlayStation® 3 (60 GB) Console

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