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Start-up failure My PS3 will not start up at all. After it says Sony Computer Entertainment, the wave-like lines that go across the screen before the XBM comes up freezes.

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Have u tried reseting the system? if u cant thats about all u can do. that or bring it 2 walmart or videogame exchange in augusta maine.

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I COULD HEAR THE GAME BUT THERE IS NO PICTURE

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