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Only get opening green screen no menu and controllers wont connect to playstation 3 consol

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  • Anonymous Feb 24, 2009

    when i turn my console on its got the green screen and no menu,then it says it cant get started up and the hard drive isnt complying!

  • lfc01 Feb 24, 2009

    only green background no menu,comes up with harddisk not completed

  • katrine_bisg Mar 07, 2009

    I have the same problem, and i can not use you website. Please describe to me what i can do.

  • severo_jr20 Apr 27, 2009

    green screen to my ps3

  • katrine_bisg May 11, 2010

    and please answer as fast as you can. It's my boyfrinds PS3 and i don't want him to be mad..

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Sounds like a GPU problem. Start with a video reset. I've got all the details below.

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Posted on Feb 24, 2009

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<span> <li> <p>Connect the controller. With your playstation 3 system powered down, connect the mini-USB --- which is the smaller of the two ends on the cord --- to the slot located in the center of the top of the PlayStation 3 controller. The USB end of the cord should then be connected to one of the multiple USB slots located on the front bottom of your PlayStation 3 console.Turn on the PlayStation 3. The console will automatically recognize the connected controller, which you can then use to operate the PlayStation 3. By powering up the console with the controller attached, the two will automatically pair up and sync.Shut off the PlayStation 3. Hold down the P button located in the middle front of the controller until a menu appears on your screen asking you whether you'd like to shut down the PlayStation 3, shut down the controller or cancel. Choose the first option and wait until the console powers down. Disconnect the cord from both the PlayStation 3 and the controller.Turn on the console with the controller. Holding down the P button on the controller, wait until the console powers up and the introduction screen appears. Your controller is now synced with the PlayStation 3 system.Troubleshoot your controller. If the above steps do not work, there is another step to take, according to PlayStation's troubleshooting guide. Straighten out a length of paper clip and then flip your controller over so you are looking at the back of it. There is a small hole in which you can insert the paper clip and reset the controller's settings. Once you do, repeat the steps above to sync your controller to the console.<br /></li><span><br /><br /></span></span>

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Playstation 3 powers up but doesn't load to menu page, just green background screen present. Green and blue lights on on console. Have tried disconnecting and reloading, Have cleaned the disk and...


1. Turn off PlayStation 3.
2. Hold the power button down; the system will turn on and turn off once again.
3. Once the System has been shutdown, re-press you finger until you hear 2 consecutive beeps
4. When you hear the 2 beeps take finger off power button.
5. You will be prompted to plug in your controller via USB and then hit the PS button
6. The Recovery menu will pop up.
7. Choose to 'Restore File System' and follow the process through.

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For the recovery menu:

1. Turn off Playstation®3.
2. Hold the power button down; the system will turn on and turn off once again.
3. Once the System has been shutdown, re-press you finger until you hear 2 consecutive beeps
4. When you hear the 2 beeps take finger off power button.
5. You will be prompted to plug in your controller via USB and then hit the PS button
6. The Recovery menu will pop up


This will get you to the Recovery menu, all you have to do is click ReBuild. And just turn your ps3 off and on again.

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  1. Turn on your PlayStation 3 console by pressing the black power button on the right side of the device. Turn on a wireless controller by pressing the small PS button located at the center of the controller. Wait for your console to power up and load.
  2. Step 2 Select an existing user profile or create a new profile to log in to your console. Access the "Settings" menu, which is the next option after "Users," by highlighting the menu with your controller. Scroll down through the "Settings" menu to locate the "System Settings" screen, which is about halfway down the menu. Press the controller's "X" button to open the screen.
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if it wont load your icons and freezes before your xmb, put it into safemode and try restoring the filing system. to get it into safemode...

hold down the power button while the console is in standby. the light will go from red to green.it will beep once flash green beep again, and then beep a third time. after the third beep the light will turn red.

once the light is red, take your finger off the power button and place it back on the power button. the light will go from red to green, beep once flash and then beep twice quickly. after it does the double beep, take your finge roff. the light will stay green and you'll get a screen asking you to connect the controller.

after connecting the controller, try option 3, or whichever option is restore filing system. this can possibly correct media loading and will 95% of the time fix the console when it freezes before loading up your icons(the xmb)

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if it wont load your icons and freezes before your xmb, put it into safemode and try restoring the filing system. to get it into safemode...

hold down the power button while the console is in standby. the light will go from red to green.it will beep once flash green beep again, and then beep a third time. after the third beep the light will turn red.

once the light is red, take your finger off the power button and place it back on the power button. the light will go from red to green, beep once flash and then beep twice quickly. after it does the double beep, take your finge roff. the light will stay green and you'll get a screen asking you to connect the controller.

after connecting the controller, try option 3, or whichever option is restore filing system. this can possibly correct media loading and will 95% of the time fix the console when it freezes before loading up your icons(the xmb)

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