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Hi- we are having a problem with our just started overheating....we forgot to open the door...I heard the fan kick we turned off the ps3 to let it cool the ps3 is running...we can hear the sound turn on...but we have no there anything we can do? we have already tried holding down the button for the 5 seconds and everything..but nothing helps with the picture. Is there anything we can try?

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Try video reset

when ps3 is in standby mode(red light)
press and hold the power button till you hear a second beep.

standby mode press hold power........"beep"......"beep"..release power button

then try rebuilding the database and the file system in recovery consol

to get to the recovery consol press and hold the power button when ps3 is in standby mode(red light) till you hear a double beep. sometimes the ps3 does a beep then another beep and goes back into standby thsi is fine just release the power and quikly press and hold it again till you get double beep.

like on my 80g system it goes like this

ps3 hold power.......beep .........beep........stanby again....release and hold power again.......beep .........double beep...release power now you should be in recovery menu.

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