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Power Button my ps3 cannot be shut down by pressing the power button.is it an error @ the default that everyone get? ive downloaded ps3 demo game using pc,how do i install it using removable drive to ps3?

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Just install your ps3 demos on system use webbrowser on ps3 to download demos or store the ps3 canot be shut down by power button on system itself only from controller or turning back off then on hope this helps

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Ps3 red light is blinking how can I fix it


Hello,

Follow the procedure below to fix the problem on your ps3,

1. Turn off Playstation®3.
2. Hold the power button down; the system will turn on and turn off once again.
3. Once the System has been shutdown, re-press you finger until you hear 2 consecutive beeps
4. When you hear the 2 beeps take finger off power button.
5. You will be prompted to plug in your controller via USB and then hit the PS button
6. The Recovery menu will pop up.

The current Recovery Menu supports:
• Restart System: Restarts the PLAYSTATION®3 System.
• Restore Default Settings: Reset all system settings back to default.
• Restore File System: Checks for corrupt/missing system files.
• Rebuild Database: Rebuilds the OS for the PLAYSTATION®3.
• Restore PS3 System: Fresh restore; Deletes everything and starts from Scratch.
• System Update: Update the PLAYSTATION®3 System.

Take care.

Aug 25, 2010 | Video Game Consoles & Games

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Fix the 80010514 error on your PS3


If your Play Station 3 (PS3) gets the 80010514 error somewhere, you can try this to resolve the problem:

1. Make sure that the power indicator on the Play Station 3 system is solid red. To do this, press and hold the power button until the PS3 beeps and the light blinks. Once the light has turned solid red, turn the power switch in the back off.

2. Turn the switch back on, then press and hold the power button.

3. Keep holding the power button even after you hear a short beep after 5 seconds.

4. After 10 seconds, you will hear another short beep and the system will shut down (release the button at this point).

5. Press and hold the power button again.

6. Continue holding the power button even after you hear a short beep after 5 seconds.

7. Release the button when two short beeps are emitted after 7 seconds.

8. As instructed by the on-screen message, plug in the controller and press the PS button

9. Select restore Play Station 3 system.

This should not affect any of your save games, demos, etc. but just to be safe you might want to back up to an external USB hard drive.

To backup saves, go to the Play Station 3 Save Data Utility, select the save you wish to copy and hit the Triangle button. Copy should come up as one of the options. If it does not then the save game is copyright protected and can’t be copied. If you can copy it, make sure you have a USB drive attached and copy it to that.

on Feb 02, 2010 | Video Game Consoles & Games

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1. Turn off your PS3.
2. Press and Hold the power button down; the system will turn on and turn off once again. Once the system is off then take your finger off the button.
3. Press and Hold the power button down again until you hear 2 consecutive beeps.
4. When you hear the 2 beeps take finger off power button.
5. You will be prompted to plug in your controller via USB and then hit the PS button.
6. The Recovery menu will pop up.
7. Select the Rebuild System Database option.

The Recovery Menu supports the following options:

Restart System: Restarts the PS3 System.
Restore Default Settings: Reset all system settings back to default.
Restore File System: Checks for corrupt/missing system files.
• Rebuild Database: Rebuilds the Operating System for the PS3 (doesn't delete anything).
Restore PS3 System: Fresh restore; Deletes everything and starts from Scratch.
System Update: Updates the PS3 firmware to current version.

Aug 17, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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How to reset an ps3 controller ? ive done da resset button thing but it dont work


Hello,

You can also try the steps below. Its from PlayStation Forum:

1. Turn off Playstation®3.
2. Hold the power button down; the system will turn on and turn off once again.
3. Once the System has been shutdown, re-press you finger until you hear 2 consecutive beeps
4. When you hear the 2 beeps take finger off power button.
5. You will be prompted to plug in your controller via USB and then hit the PS button
6. The Recovery menu will pop up.

The current Recovery Menu supports:
• Restart System: Restarts the PLAYSTATION®3 System.
• Restore Default Settings: Reset all system settings back to default.
• Restore File System: Checks for corrupt/missing system files.
• Rebuild Database: Rebuilds the OS for the PLAYSTATION®3.
• Restore PS3 System: Fresh restore; Deletes everything and starts from Scratch.
• System Update: Update the PLAYSTATION®3 System

Good luck.

May 30, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Ps3 shut down...was playing gta and consul turned off during game, when try to turn back on it starts comes up on screen then freezes and shuts down again, also the consul does not pick up controlers...


Hello catanach838

The system software may be corrupt causing issues. Enter Safe Mode and select System Update. System Update will reinstall the system software. If you don't know how to enter Safe Mode, follow the instructions below.

Step 1
Turn off the PS3 by holding the power button on the front of the unit till the power light is red.

Step 2
Touch and hold the power button. You will hear the first beep, meaning the PS3 is powering on. Continue to hold the power button and after about 5 seconds, you will hear a second beep, indicating the video reset. 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
Touch and hold the power button, you will hear the first beep, again for the PS3 to power on. Continue to hold the power button and after about 5 seconds, you will hear a second beep for video reset. 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.". Connect a USB cable to the controller and the PS3 and press the PS button to enter Safe Mode. You should then see the Safe Mode menu.

If this doesn't work, try the options listed in the Safe Mode menu in the following order:

Restore Default Settings
Restore File System
Rebuild Database
Restore PS3 System

N.B. There is a possibility that with any of these procedures, data could be corrupted and/or lost.

Hope this helps. Please don't hesitate to contact me should you require any further assistance.

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May 03, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Lost my ps3 manuel need a link to copy the manuel purchased Dec 2008; i now get an error message and cannot play need to troubleshoot to correct the error


Try resting your PS3 To factor default settings. Here's how - (WARNING: This will most likely wipe-out all saved games, demos, & etc). Restoring your PS3 to original settings. This is how it's done: Turn off PS3, Unplug PS3, Wait a couple minutes and re-insert plug, Push & hold-down power button until you hear 4 beeps (1,1,2) then let off the power. It should show you a page with restoring options, or a prompt of YES or NO of wanting to enter the Restore Options Page. Choose the one that you would like to do. Sometimes you have to power cycle a few times to get this to work properly.

Mar 25, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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My playstation 3 will not let me play demo games that I download from the playstation network. What can I do to fix that?


try rebuilding the database and the file system in recovery consol

to get to the recovery consol press and hold the power button when ps3 is in standby mode(red light) till you hear a double beep. sometimes the ps3 does a beep then another beep and goes back into standby thsi is fine just release the power and quikly press and hold it again till you get double beep.

like on my 80g system it goes like this

ps3 standby...press hold power.......beep .........beep........stanby again....release and hold power again.......beep .........double beep...release power now you should be in recovery menu.

Oct 18, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Ps3 slim won't turn on. I was playing Skate yesterday and I think downloading a Batman demo in the backround and the whole system just shut off mid-game. I pressed the power button and nothing. I unplugged...


Well, i agree 100% with what kennethrcalh said, but if you have no warranty, like me, you could try this solution. I've made it with mine and it is functioning perfectly now. Just open your PS3 Slim, take off the battery (model APS-250), open it and turn left (something around 10º) two capacitors, the OCP (Over Current Protection) and PFC (Power Factor Correction). Those adjustments solved my problem. Here is a video with a tutorial:
Good Luck!

Oct 07, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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I would put in a game like warhawk, saint row 3... and they wont load and i hate that because i play it everyday i got tired of it yesterday i download the warhawk demo but they dont have 1 for saint row 3...


I had a similar problem. My PS3 did not start the disk based games. Those disk based games were not visible in the game menu. I did not have problems with the normal movie DVDs or Movie Blu Rays. Those were working fine. Also downloaded games were working ok.

In case you have the similar problem, you should try the following steps;

The PS3 has a special Recovery Menu, which you can access in the following way;:

1. Turn off Playstation 3.
2. Hold the power button down; the system will turn on and turn off once again.
3. Once the System has been shutdown, re-press you finger until you hear 2 consecutive beeps
4. When you hear the 2 beeps take finger off power button.
5. You will be prompted to plug in your controller via USB and then hit the PS button
6. The Recovery menu will pop up.

The current Recovery Menu supports:
• Restart System: Restarts the PLAYSTATION 3 System.
• Restore Default Settings: Reset all system settings back to default.
• Restore File System: Checks for corrupt/missing system files.
• Rebuild Database: Rebuilds the OS for the PLAYSTATION 3.
• Restore PS3 System: Fresh restore; Deletes everything and starts from Scratch.
• System Update: Update the PLAYSTATION 3 System

Select option "Rebuild Database".

After PS3 has executed the DB rebuilding operation, the disc games will be visible again in the menu and are starting automatically when inserted to PS3.

Jun 18, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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PS3 Controller reverses after cut scene in Uncharted


Go to settings. Scroll down to system settings. In there scroll down to Resore factory Defaults. After that, power down your PS3. Unplug it for two minutes. During that time restet your router(if you have one). After the router has reset plug in the PS3 and power it up. The problem should be resolved. If this doesn't fix it, on your XMB go to games. There will be two files. One has Game utility data, the other has game play data. Delete both of the file that have Drakes Fortune in it. Re-install the game. You will have to start over, bu this will should fix any problems you have! Good Luck, and Happy Gaming! If this was helpful, please take a moment and rate the solution. Thanks for using FixYa!

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