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PS3 LOADING ONLY

I HAVE HAD MY PS3 SINCE JUNE OF 2007 AND NEVER HAD ANY PROBLEMS TILL NOW I CAN GET ON LINE AND PLAY DEMOS BUT ANYTIME I PUT A GAME OR DVD IN IT JUST SAYS LOADING AND NEVER LOADS.

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System software version 2.2 came out last night. Try updating...

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When i get half way thouth it frezzes


First delete any demos that you do not intend to play anymore.
Make sure that you have at least 50% of the hard drive space free.
Put your demos, music, vids in a folders. It will make the ps3 start-up quicker.
Clean your game discs with a micro-fiber cloth.
Clean the ps3 from dust. Use a micro-fiber cloth and use vacuum accessories to clean the dust from the grills and fans.

Dec 11, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Ps3 will not play demos from menu and will not read disc


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

Oct 25, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Prototype won't play on my PS3


Try deleting some of the game demos you have or restarting your ps3

Aug 14, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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My ps3 dosnt read any of my games


I have a solution.

You go to the settings on your PS3 a 'Restore PS3 System'. Once clicked, choose the 'Full Format' This DOES work. I had the same problem with my PS3 last week, (10th June) so i phoned up Sony Support and they told me to do this.

I thought that i would have to replace my Blu-Ray drive but never had to because of this! Theres a few downsides to this....1. its takes approx 28hours to complete and 2. it will delete everything from your hard drive: music, vids, demos, game saves the lot. But if you have an external hard drive then you can back up everything onto there, then do the restore. Once you have done it you can then put all your backed up data back on.

Plus you can still get all your purchased downloads from PS store back and it also keeps all your online activity i.e your level on COD4-5 an fifa ultimate team is still there ect. Other option which will have the same affect but wont take so long is to format the PS3 again found in the settings menu on the PS3. I would suggest to Restore PS3 System before spending money on replacing the drive when you might not need to.

Note: Again, this advice was given to me by the Sony Support line when i had the same problem on 10th June 09. I Phoned the PS3 line to confirm that i needed the Blu-Ray drive replacing, which to my suprise i didnt!

Jul 07, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Updated System, system won't recognize game or blu ray


I have a solution.

You go to the settings on your PS3 a 'Restore PS3 System'. Once clicked, choose the 'Full Format' This DOES work. I had the same problem with my PS3 last week, (10th June) so i phoned up Sony Support and they told me to do this.

I thought that i would have to replace my Blu-Ray drive but never had to because of this! Theres a few downsides to this....1. its takes approx 28hours to complete and 2. it will delete everything from your hard drive: music, vids, demos, game saves the lot. But if you have an external hard drive then you can back up everything onto there, then do the restore. Once you have done it you can then put all your backed up data back on.

Plus you can still get all your purchased downloads from PS store back and it also keeps all your online activity i.e your level on COD4-5 an fifa ultimate team is still there ect. Other option which will have the same affect but wont take so long is to format the PS3 again found in the settings menu on the PS3. I would suggest to Restore PS3 System before spending money on replacing the drive when you might not need to.

Note: Again, this advice was given to me by the Sony Support line when i had the same problem on 10th June 09. I Phoned the PS3 line to confirm that i needed the Blu-Ray drive replacing, which to my suprise i didnt!

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

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Won't play anything such as dvds or games


I have the solution.

You go to the settings on your PS3 a 'Restore PS3 System'. Once clicked, choose the 'Full Format'

This DOES work. I had the same problem with my PS3 last week, (10th June) so i phoned up Sony Support and they told me to do this. I thought that i would have to replace my Blu-Ray drive but never had to because of this!

Theres a few downsides to this....1. its takes approx 28hours to complete and 2. it will delete everything from your hard drive: music, vids, demos, game saves the lot.
But if you have an external hard drive then you can back up everything onto there, then do the restore. Once you have done it you can then put all your backed up data back on.
Plus you can still get all your purchased downloads from PS store back and it also keeps all your online activity i.e your level on COD4-5 an fifa ultimate team is still there ect.

Other option which will have the same affect but wont take so long is to format the PS3 again found in the settings menu on the PS3.

I would suggest to Restore PS3 System before spending money on replacing the drive when you might not need to.

Note: Again, this advice was given to me by the Sony Support line when i had the same problem on 10th June 09. I Phoned the PS3 line to confirm that i needed the Blu-Ray drive replacing, which to my suprise i didnt!

May 31, 2009 | Sony PlayStation® 3 (60 GB) Console

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PS3 FREEZING


PS3 is one of the most amazing gaming device but like other competitor gaming devices (Xbox and Wii) It also has some problems like Freezing up. You may check out the informative Article at ezinearticles Remedy for PS3 Freezing up

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Ps3 disk reading error


Can you be any more specific? is this a problem with one disk, one type of disk or all disks? What is the exact error you are getting? Are you trying to play a game, play a film, play an audio CD or are you using your PS3 as a Linux computer and trying to open a data disk? have you tried more than one disk? Without specifics there's just no way to guess what the problem is.

Mar 13, 2008 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Stuck in set up mode


hi ive been having problems when you put in a disc and it doesn't respond. is that whats happening to yours? if so i spoke to sony on saturday and they promised me a patch is out tuesday 8th so tomorrow, that is going to repair all disc loading problems, as it is hppening to thousands of ps3's. so wait till tomorrow download the patch if it doesn't work take the ps3 back to where you got it from, as it is less than a week old they will just replace it for a new one. hope this helps you

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