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Playstation 3 problems

I have a ps3 consule 40gb somehow i have got a problem i tried to play fifa 09 and it wont play what happens is it keeps saying user 1 log in i cant get any further than that all i want to do is play the game ,but i cant get this user 1 and user 2 off also cant get the log in sign off now i find that i cant play my other game gt5 it just says the same thing how do i clear the whole thing off the ps3 so that i can play the game i dont want to be on the internet whitch i think as something to do with it all i want is to play the games hope you can help me thanks

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  • peteoscroft Oct 08, 2008

    ps3 40gb there is only 2 cables coming from the ps3 1 is the power cable and the other goes from the back of the ps3 to the T.V where is the ethernet cable?



    i am new to the ps3 and this is only the second game i have, i notice when i do log in that there is a profile for my first game (grand theft auto 4) saved in the game data utility. will i need to somehow save my new game fifa 09 there aswell?? if so how do you do that

  • peteoscroft Oct 08, 2008

    im letting you know that all you said made sense, i can do that, however it is not giving a option to go on any game. i can go on user 1 or user 2 neither of them show anything about my new game. i am sorry i am baffling you but i dont know what else to do!

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Hey Pete,


Try unplugging the ethernet cable on your ps3 or, if it comes down to it i would retore my playstation 3 to factory settings. But before you do that see if you have files in there that you don't want to delete cause once you restore it to factory settings all the files in your hard drive will be erased. I think unplugging the Ethernet cable should solve your problem.

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  • Jacobis Soriano Oct 08, 2008

    Hello Pete,


    alright I figure out your problem and its a pretty simple one. The ps3 has a lot of features in it, one of them is being able to have accounts for different users. What that means is basically that you can be user one or you can customize the login name if you want but thats besides the point. The point that i am trying to express here is you have to log in first. Try loging in as user 1 first. The way you do that is with your sixaxis controller click the left button and until you find the (Users) Icon click on that and select User 1. After that go to you game that you want to play and it should get started. You have to select a user though otherwise same thing is gonna keep happening bro. Please let me know how that goes.


    Jaketasnake out


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