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My plastation freezes as soon as i turn it on

My playstation freezes as soon as i turn it on and doesnt seem to go anywhere andi asked my brother who knows alot about electronics and he also doesnt know what the problem is maybe i can get advise here what can i do???also i forgot to add that nothing shows it just does the sound when u turn on any playstation then it freezes not showing anything but the background moving and thats about it.

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  • salazar_milk Feb 25, 2009

    rescue tech l.a ur advise was helpful for someone who wouldnt be scared to open up there playstation and be afraid to mess it up well my brother would do it but i think ur didnt get my point clear you said put system restore but the weird thing is nothnig shows like i said just does the playstaion sound and it stays at the entrace color scene which doesnt let me do anything or try doing what you said to doi need more advise before i open my playstation without messing it up



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That's not too hard to fix.

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    RescueTechLA Feb 25, 2009

    No prob. You have to find someone else with a PS3, it doesn't matter which model.

    The easiest thing to do is to put your hard drive into their system. The PS3 will recognize the drive as incorrect and prompt you to format the drive.

    After you format the drive you put it back into your PS3 and repeat the same process. It will say that you need to format the drive.

    After that you should be back in business.

    If any of this is confusing just message me again.

    Best of luck!



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