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When I turn on my PS3 its loads and says the usual "Sony Computer Entertainment" but the its just stops and doesent load further.
Its not frozen because the blue stream thing is still waving like usual.

I want to know how I can fix it this problem.

Thanks.

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  • april_kemp Feb 15, 2009

    We were playing games as normal. Switched everything off to have dinner then on switching it back on it now comes up with the Sony Entertainment wording and then just leaves us with the wavy line moving on the tv. Nothing works!!

  • didgerobno1 Feb 15, 2009

    when we turn the ps3 on it goes as far as player log in then wont go any further.

  • Anonymous Mar 03, 2009

    I have the same problem, I turn PS3 on and you can hear the start but nothing on screen. What to do? PLZ HELP.!

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PS3 is The amazing device by sony but it has some common problems like Disc read error, sound problem etc.... Good news is that these all problems can be repaired with the help of DIY Guides, one such guide available at PS3 Repair Blog

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Sorry to tell you this, but from your description, something is bollixed in the boot sequence, if you don't have the XMB, the system is hung up...

If you can get to the XMB, do a system format - it could be a hard drive read failure or some such (you could also try swapping the hard drive if you have an extra 2 1/2 drive lying around the house). Unfortunately, from your description, it seems most likely that the unit will have to go back to Sony. The good news is that their turnaround time is FAST... I called on a Wednesday, had my return box on Friday, sent it off, and had a replacement unit the following Wednesday.

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