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Playstation3 startup problems

When I start up my PS3 it begins as normal, makes the start up sound and shows the screen but then does not proceed to the menu screen.

It will take in discs and eject them, but nothin occurs when they are inserted or ejected.

Interesting things:

-When I hit center button on PS3 controller, all four buttons blink five or six times and then turn off.

- None of the wireless blinking lights are lighting up when I turn it on

Your help would be greatly appreciated

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  • fayebrah Jan 04, 2009

    me too

  • Anonymous Jan 04, 2009

    Mine has just done that a few days ago and still wont load up now.

  • konaroast Jan 04, 2009

    machine starts up with the start up music but then no menu and does nothing

  • lfc246 Jan 05, 2009

    Same problem here. nothing happens on powerup. Green light no out put nothing. Jus dead. Controllers flash many times and still nothing

  • Anonymous Jan 05, 2009

    turn the consol on does not go on to the main menu pads flash sevral times then does nothing

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I put my hard drive in to another ps3 which it asked if i would like to reformat after format returned hdd to other ps3 and hay presto i then just restored everthing from my backup

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Contact sony at 1800-345-7669 then can repair it for you your memory chip could be fried and that is where menu screen data is located

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