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Playstation 3 has power but nuthing coming on tv


depends on wether your connecting ps3 to standard which is rca jack connecters or hd,,hdmi,,if it has been connected hd before and ur connecting standard ,,thats why,,either way,,connect however you want turn on power,,hold power button down for a few seconds,,you may hear a beep,,,if not it may turn off ,,either way should have screen when it comes back on,,if still nothing,,turn it on,,hold power down till cuts off ,,turn on again hold power,,u will here a beep,,keep holdind,,next,,it will be ,,2 beeps reliese,,right then,,a screen will pop up,,,connect usb to controller and restart ,,good to go,,good luck

Feb 09, 2013 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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My playstation 3 comes on, but after the sony playstation logo goes away, nothing happens. Just the background and nothing else. How can I resolve this? I left it in the car last night and it was very...


This is a problem with the Playstation 3 software becoming corrupt. It is very easy to fix if you follow my simple steps.

Step 1.

Turn your Playstation 3 off into standby mode (red light on)

Step 2.

Press and hold the power button. The Playstation 3 will beep when you first press it, then beep again 5 seconds later and then beep once more and turn off back into standby mode (red light on). You must now release the power button.

Step 3.

Press and hold the power again. The Playstation 3 will beep when you first press it, beep again 5 seconds later then there will be 2 quick beeps together. When you hear these 2 quick beeps release the power button.

Step 4.

Your Playstation 3 will now start up with a screen asking you to connect a controller via USB. Connect your controller and then press the PS button.

Step 5.

A menu will now be displayed on screen. Select option 3 "Restore File System". This will then ask you to confirm that you wish to go ahead with the system restore. Accept whatever the Playstation 3 says. Do not worry about messages saying the hard drive is corrupt, this is actually a good sign.

The Playstation 3 will re-install the system software but should not affect your game saves.

Once you have completed the above, hopefully the Playstation 3 will restart as normal. If it does not, do the above again but choose option 4. If that still does not work then choose option 5, but this will erase your hard disk.

Hope this helps and thank you for using FixYa

Jan 13, 2011 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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All the connections work the ps3 comes on but then goes black


You may have messed up the Screen-Settings, to solve this try this.

Step 1: Turn off the PLAYSTATION 3 by holding the Power button on the front of the unit till the Power light is red.

Step 2:
  1. Touch and hold the Power button, you will hear the first beep, meaning the PLAYSTATION 3 is powering on.
  2. Continue to hold the Power button and after about 5 seconds, you will hear a second beep, indicating the video reset.
  3. Continue to hold the Power button and after about another 5 seconds you will hear a third beep and the system will power off (Power light is red).

Step 3:
  1. Touch and hold the Power button, you will hear the first beep, again for the PLAYSTATION 3 to power on.
  2. Continue to hold the Power button and after about 5 seconds, you will hear a second beep for video reset.
  3. Continue to hold the Power button and after about another 5 seconds you will hear a quick double beep. At that point release the Power button. If you succeeded in activating Safe Mode, you will see a message on the screen saying, "Connect the controller using a USB cable and then press the PS button."
  4. Connect a USB cable to the controller and the PLAYSTATION 3 and press the PS button to enter Safe Mode.
  5. Then you will see the Safe Mode menu.

Step 4
: We recommending performing the safe mode options in the following order until one of the options works for you. If one of the options work, do not continue onto the other options.
  1. Restore Default Settings
  2. Restore File System
  3. Rebuild Database
  4. Restore PS3 System (This will wipe your harddrive, so remember to backup savegames.)

Oct 10, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Unable to solve Blank screen


hmm confusing but try turning your ps3 off at the wall give it 5mins and try again if nothing happens try it on another tv

Sep 25, 2009 | Sony PlayStation® 3 (80GB) Console

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Playstation 3 wont load games


The Hard Drive might be bad and need changes.

Jul 21, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Playstation powers on,but nothing loads


hi there try turning it on and holding the power button down after a few seconds it should beep and restore defaults this worked when i did it to my friends fingers crossed it will work for you!

Jul 13, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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When I turn on my ps3, the initial music plays and the wavy bar comes up with the words "playstation 3" like normal. It then does nothing. The wavy bar stays on the screen and nothing happens. The color...


i had the same problem, i reset the PlayStation 3 video mode (when playstation is off hold the start button till you hear the second beep) and had to hook it up with the A/C cables and it got it working for me

Jun 14, 2009 | Sony PlayStation® 3 (80GB) Console

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No output


so it must be a problem in the circulation of the power in the ps3 ....so i think dat ur power supply of ur ps3 must be damaged or there's something in the power cable so try to contact sony for more useful information ....but there isn't any other solution .....u may buy a new power cable or u can change the power supply

Aug 22, 2008 | Sony PlayStation® 3 (60 GB) Console

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Ps3 wont come on!!


Hey, your screen settings may need to be reset. You can reset your playstation 3 screen settings by first turning of the playstation three, then turning it on by hitting the power button on the console and hold it for 5 seconds. You should hear it beep several times and then it should work.

Dec 25, 2007 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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