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Ps3 won't play ANYTHING

Right i've had my ps3 for about 14 months and its worked fine up until today i turned it on and as i turned it on everything was normal when it went to the start up screen and it made the start up noise but then after that where it would usually go to the menu screen nothing happened, it wouldn't even start the game. what should I do??

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    i turn on the ps3 and it takes longer than usual to load then it wont go into the sign in page at all

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Have you tried manual reset holding power button down for 5 sec then release

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Blank screen


Try this,

turn the unit off, then back on this time holding in the power button until it beeps, a diagnostic screen will come up.

you need to restore this back to the factory so you need to select that option.

After that if you having issue it will need repair I suggest the fols at www.videogamerepair.com simply the best.

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May 29, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Registration of the trophy information could not


Here’s what’s going on right now: something with the PS3’s internal clock has borked in some pre-slim models. This is not a PSN issue; it has to do with your PS3’s clock. This clock is NOT related to the OS clock. It seems to be a leap year bug. Setting your clock ahead will do nothing. All PS3s around the world were affected at the exact same time.
Does this affect me?
-If you have a Slim PS3, you’re good to go. Continue playing it as normal.
-If you have a “fat” PS3, you may be affected. Some fat PS3s have worked ok, but it seems a good majority have been bugged.
What does this bug mean?
-If affected, your date and time has been set to a random past date. This prevents you from signing into PSN, playing any PSN games, or using any DLC. Your trophies will also not display correctly or be able to sync.
How do I fix it?
-You can’t. Even if you don’t sign into PSN, it won’t help. This is a hardware issue.
So, what do I do?
-Wait 24 hours. Other products that have had similar bugs have corrected themselves after the “bugged” day. On Monday around 6pm central time, all PS3s will automatically correct themselves…maybe.
-If that doesn’t work, we’ll need a firmware update from Sony, which should be a pretty important priority for them right now.
Did I lose my data/themes/etc?
Your save data/games/dlc/themes are fine. They’ll be fixed when the PS3 is fixed. Trophies are uncertain right now, but they’ll be fine if you’ve synced them before the PS3 was bugged. Unsynced trophies are an unknown right now.
If I have a bugged PS3, can I still use it?
It’s probably not a good idea, as I have no idea what will happen to the trophies you earn during the bugged time. Movies/media will work fine.
vxx

Mar 01, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Fails when trying to read disc, create a game save,trophy or access network. error code 8001050F


Here’s what’s going on right now: something with the PS3’s internal clock has borked in some pre-slim models. This is not a PSN issue; it has to do with your PS3’s clock. This clock is NOT related to the OS clock. It seems to be a leap year bug. Setting your clock ahead will do nothing. All PS3s around the world were affected at the exact same time.
Does this affect me?
-If you have a Slim PS3, you’re good to go. Continue playing it as normal.
-If you have a “fat” PS3, you may be affected. Some fat PS3s have worked ok, but it seems a good majority have been bugged.
What does this bug mean?
-If affected, your date and time has been set to a random past date. This prevents you from signing into PSN, playing any PSN games, or using any DLC. Your trophies will also not display correctly or be able to sync.
How do I fix it?
-You can’t. Even if you don’t sign into PSN, it won’t help. This is a hardware issue.
So, what do I do?
-Wait 24 hours. Other products that have had similar bugs have corrected themselves after the “bugged” day. On Monday around 6pm central time, all PS3s will automatically correct themselves…maybe.
-If that doesn’t work, we’ll need a firmware update from Sony, which should be a pretty important priority for them right now.
Did I lose my data/themes/etc?
Your save data/games/dlc/themes are fine. They’ll be fixed when the PS3 is fixed. Trophies are uncertain right now, but they’ll be fine if you’ve synced them before the PS3 was bugged. Unsynced trophies are an unknown right now.
If I have a bugged PS3, can I still use it?
It’s probably not a good idea, as I have no idea what will happen to the trophies you earn during the bugged time. Movies/media will work fine.
b

Mar 01, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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My PS3 is refusing to acknowledge or play game discs. Has been working fine for last 12 mths and up until today


mine did the exact same thing today and i cant fix it but some people sayed if u hold eject and turn system on and off it sometimes works it didnt work for me but id try it anyway

Jan 11, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Playstation 3 Does not display on TV using HDMI or regular video cable. senerio: My son hook it up using HDMI Cable to my bedroom sony flat screen tv to watch a blue ray movie and play some games. which...


I posted to your problem with a similar one. I was able to get my PS3 to work by:

1.) Powering down both the PS3 and ViewSonic LCD
2.) Unplugging the power cables to both PS3 and LCD
3.) Waiting at least 10 or more seconds
4.) Plugging in the power cables to both PS3 and LCD
5.) Turning on the ViewSonic LCD
6.) Turning on the PS3 and holding down the power button until the beep

After this sequence I heard the bootup audio and the menu appeared on the screen- which detected the HDMI connection to my LCD.

Very odd.. I've had my PS3 in the same place for months and just today this happened.

I wanted to post my success. Best of luck!

Seth

Dec 26, 2008 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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PS3 will only play PS2 games and blue ray disc


same thing happened to me two days ago, it would play everything but ps3 games. i called sony and they said it would be $150 again (in april i had a yellow light failure) so i looked online and someone suggested reformatting the harddrive and now it works fine......thank god

Oct 10, 2008 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Playstation 3 not loading disc


yea mine 2 but i cant load anything ive had mine for a yr and 12 days and it worked fine untill i played cod4 now only thing that works is the internet

Sep 04, 2007 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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