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Screen is red and says serious error has occured contact technical support I have spoken to them and for a fee of $250 I can have it fixed,It is just 3mth out of warranty.I have been told the 80 gig had a lot of problems.CAN ANY ONE HELP with this or do i have pay the money.THANK YOU

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Hi. Try this fix. With your ps3 on standby mode and with a solid red light, press and hold the power button until you hear a second beep. This means that after the usual first beep, there should be another one while you are holding that button. Releasing the button will reset some settings, and hopefully will put your ps3 back on track. You can try bypassing the soft start and try recovery console.

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