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Black screen, system software does not load, when you insert game cd, small cd icon appears on the upper right hand corner and nothing happens. How do you install system software onto ps3? any idea?

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No but do not worry this may mean two things crached hard drive or a corrupted hard drive all you have to do is turn it on but let the red ligth be on turn it on do not remove your finger from the button until it go's off again turn it on again keep your finger until it makes a sound but still do not remover your finger untill it makes two sounds after eachouther take your finger of fast nou a screen will apear say restore sestem untill your ps3 works again it take 1-4 trys and if nothing happens you must format it.HOPE I WAS USEFULL PLZZ RATE ME AND IF THERE IS ANYTHING ELS EMAIL ME TO markusmaritz@yahoo.com I DO PS1,2,3,DVD PLAYERS AND PC sorry for my spelling i am only 13 and i afrikaans BUT PLZZZ RATE ME

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If you haven't you will need to go to the far left set of options, where you can choose to turn off the system, and one of the options is system update. Considering the issues you are having, this will most likely fix it. If it has been a while since your last update, expect to wait for a while.

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