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Screen is only black

The system turns on but there is no menu, playstation logo... nothing.
I tried holding the touch button and listening to the beeps. No good.
There is no internet connection as of yet so I have not updated anything. A friend tried connecting to the internet with the Netgear wireless router. Could that have caused a problem?

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If you read the manual for trouble shooting all you have to do is unplug everything from the back of your ps3 except the power and the video connection. Then turn the main power on and hold the standby button for 5 seconds.

If this doesn't work, let me know

Posted on Dec 07, 2008

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    hi, have you done my suggestion and fixed the problem?

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Try resetting first the unit. unplug/remove all connections, and put it back again.

[post back again, and let us know

Posted on Dec 07, 2008

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1. Turn off Playstation®3.
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3. Once the System has been shutdown, re-press you finger until you hear 2 consecutive beeps
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