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Not starting properly

When my ps3 starts up i only get the blue light and wont play my games

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  • Ac3man Dec 30, 2007

    same i was playing last night on my hd tv then decided to take it back to my room. Didnt bother with it till the next morning pluged it all in and set it up to a normal non hd tv and nothing, just nothing appeared on the screen. the lights are on but nobody's home!

  • Anonymous Feb 22, 2008

    have auto disk on and it still wont start up



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When you switch the ps3 on if you hold down the power button for more than 4 seconds it runs the display setup. and sets the ps3 to run in the best possible option

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The play station turns on but the menu is not coming up. The wave line is on the screen of the TV

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Apr 01, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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If you have the dual laser model one of the lasers could be damaged or require cleaning.
so the bluray side would work fine, whilst the reg side for reading dvds and cds could be damaged.
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Mar 25, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Ps3 wont play blu-ray but will play dvd

ps3 drive and blu ray drive inside of your ps3 went out. try cleaning them and if that doesn't work replace them or send it to sony.

Dec 15, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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PS3 wont play blue ray or PS3 game discs

Please check the region code on the BD or DVD. It should match the region code set in the system. Otherwise the disc will not play

Nov 28, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Ps3 will play blu ray but not game

lols check ur wires bro. the basic yellow, white and red wires. make sure the yellow i belive is connect properly. if that doesnt work then go to system settings and check for a solution there

Apr 15, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Ps3 loads game but wont play it ?

The PS3 drive optics may need cleaning. It will be best that this is done by an authorized service engineer. 

Apr 02, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Games would freez and i cant play dvds

call sony about this one 1-800-345-7669 you need a new blue ray drive

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My playstation 3 wont recognize any games or movies when inserted.

If your PS3 is not reading disc, but can play demos, music, etc. You need to replace your PS3's lens.

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