When i try to load a game, cod4 for example, screen shows "playstation" as it should. then shows the cod4 logo as it should. all seems normal, then i am sent back to ps3 menu(settings, photo, music, etc.) everything else works fine. plays movies & music. i am signed in & can download & view the movies i download. very frustrated. this has happened twice in two weeks. thank you for your time & hopefully for your help.
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Re: get sent back 2 ps3 menu upon loading
I have a PS3, I haven't had it that long but maybe this will help. Become a member on the PS3 forum and post your issue on the message board, here's the link. http://boardsus.playstation.com/playstation/ these guys are great and there's a lot of us who post questions on there and answer questions. Let me know how it goes.
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well, it must be a problem with your game files, because most loading processes are done by the Installed game files . if other blu-ray games are running well, i guess you don't need to worry about the lens .
I had a similar problem. My PS3 did not start the disk based games.
Those disk based games were not visible in the game menu. I did not
have problems with the normal movie DVDs or Movie Blu Rays. Those were
In case you have the similar problem, you should try the following steps;
The PS3 has a special Recovery Menu, which you can access in the following way;:
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.
The current Recovery Menu supports: • Restart System: Restarts the PLAYSTATION 3 System. • Restore Default Settings: Reset all system settings back to default. • Restore File System: Checks for corrupt/missing system files. • Rebuild Database: Rebuilds the OS for the PLAYSTATION 3. • Restore PS3 System: Fresh restore; Deletes everything and starts from Scratch. • System Update: Update the PLAYSTATION 3 System
Select option "Rebuild Database".
PS3 has executed the DB rebuilding operation, the disc games will be
visible again in the menu and are starting automatically when inserted
you may need a new cd Drive thats what read the games , try them games in antother xbox 360 console and see what happens if the same problem happens its obvious that its your games , if they work it will be the cd drive hope i helped , thanks
ah this promblem happend 2 me after playib cod4 and in game music switchin off 2mute. then a blank screen came up in da ps manual is says if this happens let it load and switch off from controller not from bak or it can cause malfuntion if u did that u have 2 send ur ps3 system back 2 sony .........lol hope ya still got warranrty