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My Playstation 3 won't turn on. No it is not suffering from the yellow light of death. (YLOD) But it's strange since I just repaired it. I can go into safe mode with it, but that's all I can do. Almost all options ends up turning off my system except the last one labled "Update PS3". What's going on? It stays green but automatically shuts down!

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  • Brandon Oct 01, 2009

    My HDD is using 3.00 firmware folders. The PS3's firmware is 2.60. For some reason I can't update the system, even if I insert an external hard drive, a memory stick pro duo, and a flash drive with the folders PS3/UPDATE/PS3UPDAT.PHP. It won't even restore the system saying the HDD cannot be accessed.

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You may just have to update the HDD if you removed it it normally makes you update it, just jump on the net type in latest ps3 update copy it to a flash drive then you will have to look up how to update a ps3 with external drive, ive done it before its a bit fiddly cos you have to put the update download in specific files on the flash drive and they have to have specific file names for the ps3 to be able to read from the flash drive

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  • marley mcelhinney Oct 02, 2009

    your HDD must be corrupt or damage

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