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No picture I have recently obtain a PS3. I went through the initail set up. When I inserted a game a screen came up saying I needed to update to 1.9 b/c the system was on 1.5. So I did, then when the game began loading the screen is black and I hear a ding. It is now doing this everytime a game is loaded. I can still reach the start up screen fine. It is just when a game is inserted and begins to load that the screen goes black. I have all standard equipment. I have set the settings to standard tv. Does anyone know what is going on.

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You need to try to Update your PS3 from a memory card. Follow the directions on www.playstation.com to download the update using your regular PC and copy the update to a Memory card that has at least 120Mb of free space.

Go to www.playstation.com. Click on "Playstation 3", then click on "Playstation Network". Click on "System Update". Scroll to the bottom of that screen. Click on the next to last bullet called "Update using a PC" Follow the directions in detail.

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