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Flashing red light on playstation and no signal coming through.

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Sounds like you have the red light of doom you will need to fix this and to do that you need a good guide or you can send it in to get it fixed.

Posted on Jul 07, 2010

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SOURCE: Playstation 3 will not come on.

HI, this is a typical hard disk failure issue here, you will need to have Sony replace this damaged hard disk asap, if possible.

The hard disk is corrupt.

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SOURCE: my playstation has the light trun green yellow flashing red light

With your PS3 turned off, press and hold the Power button on the front of the PS3 for about 10 seconds (the system will beep as normal as it starts up but after 7-10 seconds it will beep again). The video settings should now be reverted. Doing this will also reset any theme settings. try this? seems to fix alot of issues.

Posted on Jan 23, 2010

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Follow the procedure below to fix the problem on your ps3,

1. Turn off Playstation®3.
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Well you can fix it yourself using a good guide or you can send it in to be fixed.

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