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MY PS3 WONT LOAD UP AT ALL NOT EVEN TO THE MENU PAGE, EVERYTHING IS CONECTED PRPERLY BUT I JUST GET A BLANK SCREN

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  • book313 Feb 23, 2009

    ps3 turns on.....light on front is green...no sound or picture??? I have a working ps3 and hooked it up to same tv with same cables and it worked fine. I tried hdmi and regular cord!

  • carolcuk Feb 23, 2009

    my ps3 60gb has the same problem,lights work but no main screen at all,tried on another tv and its the same,i cant restore it as it wont go to the menu its just blank.

  • Anonymous Feb 23, 2009

    I have the same problem lights come on, but no menu screen just grey back ground. Reported it to sony helpline , apparently it will cost me to have it replaced.. great thanks sony!!! Amazing how these things happen just after the warrenty expires..

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2009

    I had the same problem and rob1823's advice fixed it perfectly.

  • yamse Mar 31, 2009

    im a nuub, and just got a ps3... this powerbutton... is it on the controller or the ps3, because i just got a "switch-on-and-off-button" on the ps3 :s

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Hold the power button untill it beeps three times and turn off.

hold it again until it beeps twice, then two times real quick and let go right away.

select option 3, and it will repair hard drive two times..

and voila!

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Check out my common PS3 problem and repair guide.

Specifically problem number 3.

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