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Problems with my ps3

I just bought a 60 gb ps3 and when it is powered on there is no menu. It will play ps3 games but not movies nor any of my ps2 games. All I get is a black screen. Does anyone know what this is or how to fix it?

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You problably got a defective system (my friend got one he had to return it) there are a lot of people who got this it was an early version

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I have a 60 gig bought from hong kong-it plays ps2 but only region 1 ps3?Is that right,should it not play all regions?Cheers


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This is correct, the PS3 will only play games and movies from its home region. Note I have some anime that is multi region disks that will not play in my PS3.

Let me know if you have any more problems or questions

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My PS3 plays blue ray movies,dvds,ps2 and ps 1 and no ps3 games


hold the power button down when it is red till you hear the quick beeps then select the file restore this is a diagnostics menu..remember you have to hold the power button down till you see a menu that youve probably never seen

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Replaced laser on my 60 gig ps3 because it wouldn't recognize any type of disc. Now it will play ps2bgames and cds, but will not play ps3 games or blue ray movies. What can be wrong since it is all one...


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How do i get ps2 games to play on my ps3


The only way how to play PS2 games on PS3 is to have the correct version of the console. Either your Playstation 3 can play PS and PS2 games or it can't, and there's not much to do about it. Most of the PS3 models simply cannot play older titles as they lack the necessary hardware and firmware. However, a few models do have backwards compatibility. The 20 Gb, 60 Gb, and original 80 Gb models all have backwards compatibility, either through hardware or software emulation. The other models lack backwards compatibility, so even knowing how to play PS2 games on PS3 won't help you out much here.

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Can a ps2 play ps3 games


Some models can, the 60 GB model can play all PS2 games, the 80 GB can play pretty much all PS2 games, the lower end ones (I think the 20 and 40 GB can not play PS2 games). There is a rumor however that ALL PS3's will soon be able to play PS2 games with a software update.. that will not be available until a few months into the future, if ever.

Jul 01, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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I had a similar problem. My PS3 did not start the disk based games. Those disk based games were not visible in the game menu. I did not have problems with the normal movie DVDs or Movie Blu Rays. Those were working fine.

In case you have the similar problem, you should try the following steps;

The PS3 has a special Recovery Menu, which you can access in the following way;:

1. Turn off Playstation 3.
2. Hold the power button down; the system will turn on and turn off once again.
3. Once the System has been shutdown, re-press you finger until you hear 2 consecutive beeps
4. When you hear the 2 beeps take finger off power button.
5. You will be prompted to plug in your controller via USB and then hit the PS button
6. The Recovery menu will pop up.

The current Recovery Menu supports:
• Restart System: Restarts the PLAYSTATION 3 System.
• Restore Default Settings: Reset all system settings back to default.
• Restore File System: Checks for corrupt/missing system files.
• Rebuild Database: Rebuilds the OS for the PLAYSTATION 3.
• Restore PS3 System: Fresh restore; Deletes everything and starts from Scratch.
• System Update: Update the PLAYSTATION 3 System

Select option "Rebuild Database".

After PS3 has executed the DB rebuilding operation, the disc games will be visible again in the menu and are starting automatically when inserted to PS3.

Jun 14, 2009 | Sony PlayStation® 3 (60 GB) Console

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Ps3 will not play any games


I had a similar problem. My PS3 did not start the disk based games. Those disk based games were not visible in the game menu. I did not have problems with the normal movie DVDs or Movie Blu Rays. Those were working fine.

In case you have the similar problem, you should try the following steps;

The PS3 has a special Recovery Menu, which you can access in the following way;:

1. Turn off Playstation 3.
2. Hold the power button down; the system will turn on and turn off once again.
3. Once the System has been shutdown, re-press you finger until you hear 2 consecutive beeps
4. When you hear the 2 beeps take finger off power button.
5. You will be prompted to plug in your controller via USB and then hit the PS button
6. The Recovery menu will pop up.

The current Recovery Menu supports:
• Restart System: Restarts the PLAYSTATION 3 System.
• Restore Default Settings: Reset all system settings back to default.
• Restore File System: Checks for corrupt/missing system files.
• Rebuild Database: Rebuilds the OS for the PLAYSTATION 3.
• Restore PS3 System: Fresh restore; Deletes everything and starts from Scratch.
• System Update: Update the PLAYSTATION 3 System

Select option "Rebuild Database".

After PS3 has executed the DB rebuilding operation, the disc games will be visible again in the menu and are starting automatically when inserted to PS3.

Jun 07, 2009 | Sony PlayStation® 3 (60 GB) Console

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How to play ps2 game on the ps3


Playing a PS2 game on a PS3 depends on what model your PS3 is. The 40 GB does not play PS2 games, the 60 GB definatly does ,and i dont think the 80GB does

Mar 28, 2009 | Sony PlayStation® 3 (60 GB) Console

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My 60 GB PS3 wont run PS2 games


Actually only 60GB PS3s supports PS2 games. But It requires particular firmware. In first instance try updating your system, then dissable the disc autoload function, insert PS2 game, and look at the game section if your soft will recognise it. If yes just try to play

Good luck

Aug 07, 2008 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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