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Ps3 controllers. ever since downloading the first update for the ps3 i have not ben able to use the controllers wireless feature. am i doing something wrong or is there a way of switching it back on as the original ps3 cables are too shortfor my liking.

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  • Anonymous May 10, 2008

    The Best way to fix a problem like this is to use a PS3 Repair Guide.

    You can find a good one here:

  • cenobyte Sep 25, 2008

    I have a macmini + wireless keyboard and mouse.

    I placed PS3 next to macmini. 

    After an update, it started to do this blinking problem.

    I changed position of the ps3 and i also tried the hard reset.

    Since  they're not so close to eachother, the problem seems to be solved.

    But i get the same problem every now and then...

    Should i replace it?



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Did you press the ps button???
if yes, just try to reset .

Hard Reset procedure for the PS3 (as instructed by Sony CS).

Be sure to backup your settings/games saves by doing a System > Backup on your PS3 or you may lose your game saves! Also, this is a last resort procedure prior to exchanging/returning to sony.

1. Power Off the PS3 via the power switch in back and power back on w/switch.

2. Hold Power Button on the Front until you hear 3 beeps.

3. Then go through the initial setup and then run a full Format via System > Format. (will take approx 3 1/1 hours). You may need to have our AV cables ready if your using HDMI (in case HDMI isn't detected after initial reset).

4. Restore your backup you made prior to doing factory/hard reset (optional, if you created a backup).

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