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Ps3 , switch on console it beeps twice and goes off

When i turn it on it beeps twice and the light goes from red (stand by),to green (normal/on) then a sort of orange colour then console goes back to stand by mode , can't even get my game out of console, help !!!!!!

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  • peter_mckeow Mar 04, 2009

    thanks for the reply, 6 days till i get a ps3 from sony after forking out £150 , after checking other ylod faults it seems everyone was playin cod5 just like i was , is it possible the game is causing the fault also it seems to be the 60gb ps3 same as mine again. can you shed any light on this

  • heywoood Mar 14, 2009

    I was playing Killzone2. I guess its time to go and buy a new PS3, but not before I break open the dead one so I can at least get my Killzone game out of the dead system.

  • cartiercc Mar 15, 2009

    I was playing Killzone 2 as well when my PS3 died. Damn I've only had my PS3 for 14 months.

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2009

    i have the same problem with the 80 gig ps3 with call of duty 4 inside the console not happy

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Your ps3 is broke if this has happened to you.

Posted on Feb 27, 2009

  • kieranPS3 Feb 27, 2009

    you will not get your game out.

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