Question about Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console
I already know about the holding the on/off button for 5 secs to change the output between HD and normal. i have tried this method before and it always work but now its just a black screen. I have tried it on both HD tv (using HDMI cable) and normal (using component) held the on/off button for 5 secs, it beeps then the screen flickers then...nothing.
tried inserting a disc in and i noticed theres a loading icon on the top right hand corner of screen...so that tells me that the input does work but then it goes black again, No main menu screen or anything
Hi, The fact that you are getting a load icon when you put a disc in makes me think you have corrupted system files. If you have a spare 2.5 SATA drive you could put it into the PS3 and let it auto-format it, see if that gets the menu back for you. If it does then your current drive probably needs to be reformatted on a PC and then re-inserted into your PS3.
You'll lose your save games (unlesss you can back the drive up on the PC).
Posted on Jan 05, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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