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PS3 Main/Start Up Screen Won't Load on my Westinghouse HDTV

When I play PS3 Games the game it's self will load, but not the Main/Start Up Screen. But I'm not able to play any PS2 games at all, nothing will load what so ever and my TV say's there is no signal. Is there anything I can do to fix this problem?

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  • Anonymous Jun 22, 2008

    took play station to play at my sisters and had to change setting to suite her HDMI tv when I took it home to play on my conventionall tv nothing comes up on the screen and the remote wont work for me to change it back.



  • Anonymous Oct 10, 2008

    i took my ps3 to a friends house because his wasnt readin the disc and i used a hd cable for his tv. and when i came back to my house to play it the screen stayed black and nothing comes up

  • Anonymous Nov 23, 2008

    why will my ps3 play games when i put them in but the main menu screen dont show up when i turn on the ps3

  • sjones692 Dec 29, 2008

    From working fine my system seems toi have died.

    at first it was just coming up sony computer entertainment and a grey screen with the wavey background but not the pink console options screen. i tried the holding for 5 second trcik and now by screen is just black apart from when i insert or eject a disk i get a rotating blue ball in the top right

  • Anonymous Dec 29, 2008

    my ps3 does the same, it was fine yesterday i turn it on now and just get a blackscreen no load up at all

  • stacey2nz Jan 04, 2009

    i have the same problem as these people but the reset thing isnt working....

    the ps3 makes a couple of beeps when i hld it down for ages but still nothing...

    i live in nz and there are only 2 service centres 4 ps3's and both are a long long way from where i live :(

    please help

  • sn8keyes15 Jan 12, 2009

    i have the same problem my main menu on mine doesn't load up but my background wavey thing is its normal color

  • JoexLazzx Jan 16, 2009

    when i first found out this problem it was a black screen with a wavey gray line in the backround... now its just a black screen????

    HELP T_T

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2009

    when i load my computer up it just has the screen saver with the wavey back ground tried the holding down thing till it goes from red to green to red and now im left with a black screen realy is annoying is there any one who can help please!!!!

  • Anonymous Apr 07, 2009

    when i put in the game to play it the main menu does not show up its only the whavey thing HELP ME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • TC11 Apr 14, 2009

    i hav the same problem PLZ HELP

  • Anonymous Apr 24, 2009

    that dont work



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Hi, when the ps3 is on standby. Press and hold the power button on the front for over 5 seconds, it runs the optimal settings screen and auto selects the best option for the cables fitted. hope this help

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SOURCE: PS3 Main/Start Up Screen Won't Load on my Westinghouse HDTV

you need to reformat it it sounds like

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