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Plays films, won't play games

Tried formatting hdd. got the latest updates. turned off all parental controles. plays films but not one game will play. i have 15 different games. tried them all. intro screen boots up,i log in and if a game is inserted it goes to the game data folder. ps3 is less than 5 months old

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This is what u do! you connect your control direct to your ps3. and then you hold the power button for 5 seconds!! the system will turn on!!!remove your finger for a second and hold the power button till you hear 2beeps then remove your finger and the system will shut off!! this is a manuel reset!!! the system will turn back on!! asking u to connect your controller!! you already have it connected. then it will give you about 6 options!! you will choose RESTORE FILES!!! your system will check for your system defaults!! then it will tell you that you have corrupted files!! and proceed with it!!! it will fix if you have problems with your controls,if it doesnt play games,blue ray,if it freeze, system shutting off,icon problems,only playing sertting games or movies!!! if you have problems or any question feel free to ask!! i know is fustrating!!! i did some research and this is what another expert said to do

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