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Wont start up

When swith on ps3 just stops on screen with sony wavy horizontal lines and wont go to menu etc. Even if rebooted or load disc nothing happens please help

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  • jensdenton Oct 18, 2008

    i have the same problem, please help!!

  • Anonymous Oct 18, 2008

    same here!

  • Anonymous Oct 18, 2008

    Got exact same problem! I'm gonna try tech suport coz I may be able to save hard drive. Try checking your warantee becuase they may be able to replace yours.

  • mogav1 Oct 19, 2008

    When swith on ps3 just stops on screen with sony wavy horizontal lines and wont go to menu etc. Even if rebooted or load disc nothing happens please help

  • Anonymous Oct 24, 2008

    i have the exact same problem... it is weird because it first happened on october 18th, which is when this board was made... maybe it is a problem with the most recent update.... i havent been able to use my ps3 for the past week...

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We have the same problem but i got one step to make it enter the system,, when turning on ur ps3 u nid to hold the switch until u hear the 2nd sound,, once that happen the system will show up but there is still a problem in my ps3,, u can see the system but it will not load games or any video icons in the system,, u will only see settings configuration there but once u click it the ps3 will freeze,, comment me if u had the same problem in entering the system,, i doubt that i need to format the hdd via pc,,

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