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When i turn on my ps3 the xmb menu wont show....

When i turn on my ps3 it turns on ok but the xmb menu wont show...it wont show anything to be in fact.. its just black but its on, and my controller wont connect to it...not even when connected to it... and it takes longer than usual to turn off

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Am sure about the computer part but for the xmb i can help reset ur ps3 by turning it on then turn it off by holding the buttonthen it back on by holding the power button it should beep pause and beep 2x this will reset ur display option back to normal then ur cables make a difference if ur using a SD TV use regular cables if HDTV use hd cables only on hdtv if use on SDtv it won't display or ur ps3 is set to an hd setting like 1080p it won't display on a sdtv so reset ur ps3 by holdin power button hope this help u

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