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Sony PS3 update wants to warn against not using other os. PS button does not work to move forward

I am ave run the latest update to my ps3. i am stuck on a screen where i get a warning about using other os. IT says to press the PS key and nothing happens

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Years ago, gen1 and 2 had an option to install an outside os. Such as windows xp, or Lynix.Since taking this option away, sometimes the system sees you having a "cracked" or "Homebrewed" console. The only way to avoid this, is a complete factory reset.When you are doing an update like this, be sure you have the usb wire attached to your controller, and to the system. It will have to be wired to complete the process.

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SOURCE: My PS3 is frozen. I used the wireless connection

Wireless connection can be interferred with by bluetooths, wireless house phones. I'd try connected and see how that works.
i hope ive helped and i hope it works, let me know how it works!!

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SOURCE: Just updated to 3.55. when

There is no need to have technical knowledge to do fix this problem,, just get ps3 repair guide from internet and follow the steps in it and fix your problem by your own.......


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Save the downloaded PS3 update file inside of the "Update" folder on the USB flash drive or the memory card.


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PS3's will sometimes loose their connection to the controllers. I have always fixed this problem with these steps:

1. Make sure the system is off (red light)
2. plug the control in with the usb cable
3. press the PS button in the middle of the controller (this will let the console relearn the controller)
4. once the lights on the front of the controller are not blinking red anymore, and have a single green light indicating which player the controller has taken, hold the PS button and turn off the system
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There is no need to have technical knowledge to do fix this problem,, just get ps3 repair guide from internet and follow the steps in it and fix your problem by your own.......


Click here to download repair guide

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I turn my PS3 on, and it stays on for approximately 5 minutes, then without warning, it shuts off. Why is it doing that? Could it be a virus?


Hello,

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

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
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• 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

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Update your PS3 (in the settings menu the 1st option).

Go on the internet browser on the PS3 then go on the menu press triangle then on one of them there are delete cookies and the delete the others as
well as cookies.

You could also try this as well: put the PS3 on then press the eject button (with no disc in) then hold it and switch the PS3 off at the back with
your finger on the eject button still holding it, then put it back on and the fan test should be working this may cool it down. It might be over heating.

But if your problem is not still solved, then maybe you should call sony for further assistance.

I wish you good luck.

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