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My PS3 thinks there is a game in the system and won't let me put a game in, although, there is no game in the system to begin with. Can you help?

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Press eject a few times if that does not help reset it by holding eject for about 25 seconds then try and put a disc in

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You can try the steps below. Its from PlayStation Forum:

1. Turn off Playstation®3.
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3. Once the System has been shutdown, re-press you finger until you hear 2 consecutive beeps
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If the above steps still does not solve the problem, then I think will have to update your Ps3.

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