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Playstation 3 all of a sudden doesn'tt display anything but the color changing wave. No date, no time, nothing. Put a disc in and that's still all you see. Help please! We've had this for over a year and no problems until this.

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That's not too hard to fix.

Check out my guide here:

Pay attention to #3.

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Posted on Feb 27, 2009

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