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PS3 pwr issues

The power turns on and the disc's spin. However, the HDD does not run, there is no video, and the USB do not work. Any possible ideas?

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  • Anonymous Oct 06, 2008

    I HAVE A PS 3 THAT COMES ON AND CUTS RIGHT BACK OFF.

    CAN YOU HELP?

  • Jacobis Soriano Oct 07, 2008

    Hey i have the same exact problem with my system. Its been sitting next to my HDTV that i bought only to play the ps3 on it. The problem with mine is i power up the system and it lights up green for about two to three seconds then starts blinking red intermediately and thats it. The disc seems to start but quits. I would like to open up my system and take a look see whats going on but the if i don't fix the problem i am stuck with my ps3 that does not work.

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I had this same problem, I removed the HD from the ps3 and put it in my notebook (you can do it in any other computer), with the ps3 HD in my notebook I booted up from a bootable cd downloaded from the SeaGate web site (a diagnostic tool). The tool found and fixed a problem in the ps3 HD, after that I put it back in the ps3 and it worked. =)
Hope it helps.

Posted on Oct 28, 2008

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