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Ps3 display demo games or folding@ home

My 60gb ps3 will display everything when powered up , i can scroll through the menus , do a firmware update and download demos to play,but once the demos are done i can see the preview of the game that i downloaded but when i try to play them the screen just goes black and the game never starts ,the samething happens when trying to access folding@home screen just flickers and goes black.


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  • jrdn_lsn Feb 06, 2009

    my ps3 turns on internet works fine

    but when i try to start the motorstorm demo it shows the ps3 logo then the screen goes black and nothing else happens

    im using a standard definetion tv at 480i

    same with folding at home and home

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Well it could be the resolution of your tv if your or a damage cable that is causing the problem what you can do is to hook up the ps3 to you tv with the regular cables A/V components(red, white and yellow) and try to play a game or demo, if you could see the picture then is the cable or the display settings. you can also try to check different display settings. for example if you use 1080p change it to 720p and try it to see if it works. also try changing the input to a different input on your tv if you're using HDMI 1 change it to HDMI2. and viseversa

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