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On my playstation 3 the green light stays on for about 4 seconds then beeps three times and shuts off any answers

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  • elrubs Feb 07, 2009

    same here!!! whats the deal!!!?

  • toonhoose Feb 07, 2009

    me too please help anyone know off where this can be fixed

  • nick19634 Feb 08, 2009

    me also-tried diconnecting from power and reseating the hard drive but problem remains

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I am not sure why but hopefully this will work... Shut down the PS3 make sure it's shut down... Unplug the main power cord and after a few minutes replugged it and turn it on! I hope it works! I usally have crazy problems like that but as soon I reset it and I forget the problem!

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