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PS3 is "on", red screen has occurred with a error warning

I turned my 180 Gb PS3 and instead of normal screen I've received red screen with a warning message " A serious error has occurred. Contact technical support for assistance." written in different languages. How do I fix this problem?

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  • murahovich Jul 27, 2009

    when I turn on my PS3, normal screen appears, but only for a second. and another thing controllers seems work OK, I can turn on and off PS3 using controllers.

  • crispy_ninja May 11, 2010

    I'm having a similar problem. If I find out anything I'll let you know what worked for me.

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This is probably an warning about problems with your hardware (such as gpu or ram modules) .
The only thing you can do is taking the system to an assistance centre for hardware checking, they will test all the components of the system .

if your system is covered by warranty, don't waste time and call sony as soon as you can !!

unfortunately, there isn't any firmware solution to fix it, because all system functionality is prejudiced.
the only thing you can do (i belive it wont work), is reseting av settings by holding the on;off button when starting up the system .

Posted on Jul 27, 2009

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