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The ps3 turns on but stays on the theme screen and the menu dont come up and controllers dont connect to ps3 and i put a game in and nothing happens ?

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  • my ps3 control dont turn on i tried the usb but it dont work shall i do

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I have the same problem but now it doesnt even get to the sny entertainment part itjust freezes

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Hi, my ps3 was working fine then turned it on yesterday and there isnt any menu on the screen and the controllers dont work and when u put a game in nothing happens. regards mark


Hi Mark,

If you are getting the YLOD oryellow light I will run through what causes it and how you can fix it.

Causes:

The yellow light is caused by internal overheating and the main chips that takethe damage are the GPU and the CPU.

You need to stop the heat build up and you will be able to get back to gamingagain.

Solution:

You can either send the console back in for repair and they will fix it foryou, however it will take about 4 weeks to get this done and it will cost about$150 for the repair!

Quicker Solution:

For a faster way to fix it you can use a good YLOD Repair guide thatwill show you with videos how to stop the heat build up and get back to gaming.

The important thing is to make sure that you get a guide that is up to the job!

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Aug 14, 2011 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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My PS3 dos not allow my controllers to connect and also does not show anything but the background


did u try pressing the middle button on both of them if u did that then u need to charge the controllers

Jun 30, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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The play station turns on but the menu is not coming up. The wave line is on the screen of the TV


Same problem just happened to me. Playing a game and the game froze. Sat there in shock for about 10 to 15 seconds and the screen went black. Shut it off. Now every time I go to turn it back on again it starts up, I get the PS3 logo and then the blue wave starts. About 5 seconds after that the wave starts to lag and then nothing.... Stays on the lagging blue wave screen... THIS BLOWS!!!!!!!!!!!

Jun 15, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Ps3 freezes and screen goes fuzzy


Try to restore file system on your ps3.
Follow this guide.

HOW TO GO TO THE RECOVERY MENU OF PS3 SYSTEM

1. Make sure the ps3 is plugged in (stand by mode).
2. Put out your usb cable for the controller and the controller itself (do not connect yet).
3. Hold down power firmly, ps3 will turn on and then turn off, release power button when t turns off.
4. Hold down power again, you will hear a beep and then a double beep, when you hear that double beep release the power button.
5. Now you should be seeing something in your monitor that say "Connect usb controller", do just that.
6. After connecting the controller press PS button.
7. You are now in the recovery menu.
8. To fix the problem of corrupt data you can choose #3.
9. If you want to format your hard drive choose #5. Be aware that this option will delete everything that is in your hard drive.
10. Remember that doing #3 and #5 is not 100% to fix the problem of corrupt data, I say about 70%.

Jan 18, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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A ps3 start up frezee


ok my name is Juan I got 3 solutions for you the problem you have is with the VGA chip under the chip there is about a 100 small pins directly connected to the motherboard and one or more of this connections are not making a good contact some ps3's they don't turn on at all some turn on but they freeze right away and here is your 3 solutions
1._ trow your motherboard away
2._ buy another motherboard or ps3 I have motherboards on sale for 70.dls on ebay
3._ send your motherboard to me and I can fix it the only way to fix this problem is to put the motherboard in an special oven controlled by computer the computer will bring the temperature up to the point of melting the joints under the VGA to make any broken connection make contact again this is why the temperature has to be controlled by computer to bring the temperature up to the melting point of the solder and don't cause any other damage t any of the electronics and if you have saved games they will be there after your motherboard gets fix but if you buy another motherboard you will lose all of your games let me know what you think about it
riverajuan@univision.com

Jun 03, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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My ps3 dont dont turn on it just stay blank


give up its broken lol...or maybe its over heated go buya mat to put it on NEVER out it on the carpet man

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

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Nothing on screen


Hold power button and center controller button until PS3 auto-detects your tv. It worked for me.

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

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No picture any more


if your tv has a light blub replace it this is only for hdtvs

May 10, 2008 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Ps3 themes


After you install your theme make sure you resave your profile that you installed the theme on that should make it stay.

Jan 30, 2008 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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