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When i turn on console nothing happens

No menu is displayed, just a blank screen. when i put in a disk, a small loading symbol appears in the top right hand corner, but again, nothing happens.

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  • keith_fairgr Jan 17, 2009

    this worked first time, excellent advice, thank you so much

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Is this a new system? The PS3 is having problems with some disc drive bays.

So, go to this link below to find the method to do a full system reset and then use a CD Disc that is designed to clean the lens of the laser.

Visit the official PS3 website for repair options.

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Hi Friends,
Problems with Sony PlayStation 3? Don't worry there are some main problems forPS3. These are Unable to read disks, Black screen, Freezing, Unable to play games etc. for the solutions for these problems justClick Here.
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    Sibananda Jena Jan 17, 2009

    OR TRY THIS...

    With the system on standby, hold the power button until the third beep.
    The system will turn on with the first beep, reset the settings with
    the second beep, and then turn off again with the third beep. Repeat
    this process and you will hear a double-beep at the end and the system
    will stay on and it will tell you to connect a controller via the USB
    cable.

    This will bring you to the recovery menu. Try rebuilding the database or restoring the file system.

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