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Not working i have a ps3 and everytime i turn it on the red light keeps blinking and it wont turn on. Even when i don't turn it on in a couple weeks it still does that. whats wrong with it?

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My ps3 is doing the same thing so i had a look on you tube, found this dude who seemed to know what he was doing. you have to go through a HUGE process to fix it. try these steps. i haven't done it yet but im going to. good luck
step 1 -
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c6ooJqJgk9E&feature=channel
step 2 -
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TePnCFKionE&feature=channel

step 3 -
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EAmpDwqCgnI&feature=channel
step 4 -
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pGIE77M8zu4&feature=channel
step 5 -
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZINm3jbZPRE&feature=channel
step 6 -
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c6ooJqJgk9E&feature=channel
i know its a lot but thats one way, or u can just send it into sony. Good Luck

Posted on Apr 26, 2010

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have you had any problem with it before,if so let me know if not the firmware is probably damaged.i not very sure though.how do you switch it on.do you hold down the power button when turning it on?if this is what you do,that's why.if not go through your manual and you should see something about using the power button to reset the game(i cant really remember how it is done but let me know if you are still having difficulties).also check if the cable is making proper contact.if none of these work,contact sony on the issue.NOTE:dont do anything that will void your warranty.

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