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Playstaion 3 The Playstaion 3 Starts Up the Playstaion 3 Logo Comes on Music plays.But the words does not come up and it stays on the screen with the waves it the back ground and nothing happens.

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  • terrster03 Nov 07, 2008

    I have the exact same problem, it randomly told me to restore my PS3 and after I did it came up with the same problem you have.

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Try using a different hard drive. The reader arm may be stuck on the platter inside your hard drive so it can't fully boot. Thanks.

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My PS3 doe's the same the wave thing comes on but no main menu but the screen is green. I don't want to lose my memory I'm so far on my games if someone could help contact me


Ok, please follow my guide BUT DO NOT CHOOSE OPTION 5 TO START WITH!!

Please choose option 3 first, then 4 then as a last resort 5, option 5 WILL wipe your hard drive -

http://www.fixya.com/support/r6784919-playstation_3_not_starting_up

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PS3, The amazing device by sony also has some common problems like Xbox and Wii have. But good news is that these all problems can be repaired with the help of many DIY Guides, one such guide available at PS3 Repair Blog

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http://www.fixya.com/support/t1094202-ps3_freezes_startup

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