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I have just turned my playstation 3 on with not a blank screen just the background of the ps3 (a wavy line) and my users wont come up

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Hello try and reset it, press hold the standby button you will hear 1 beep the 2 short beeps after the short beeps release the button it should reset all the best

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Posted on Sep 09, 2010

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