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WD Myworldbook white strip flashing


The 'blinking' light simply means the unit needs tending to. Once acknowledged, via config, the flashing light will stop. Sometimes your anti-virus program will block you from getting into config. So you might have to turn your AV off.

Sometimes the blinking starts because the drive is over 95% full and sometimes it means one of the drives inside is failing or has died.

Run the WD Discover Tool, go into to "configure", & acknowledge that over 95% of the drive is used if that's the problem. Once you do that, the blinking light will go away & work like it did prior to the blinking light.. If a drive is failing then you might need to RMA it.

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Ps3 blink yellow then red and wont turn on


Yellow Light of Death. Call Sony at 800-645-SONY. My local repair shop won't even touch YLoD. If your unit is out of warranty, Sony will offer to exchange it for a recertified unit for $99.

Jun 17, 2011 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Light blinks red then turn on and blinks yellow once and back to blinking red


YLOD (yellow light of death) Replace your power supply inside the unit. Can pay Sony $150.00 USD or spend $40.00 USD on E-Bay. Very easy to install. Google PS3 YLOD Repair for indepth instructions.

Oct 03, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Green light stays on and blue light blinks like 30 times then blue light turns off then red light blinks steadly


This is known as they yellow light of death(ironic i know). This is caused when the unit overheats causing solder on the board to melt and bridge. Once this happens it shorts out the board causing the error you have now. Contact Sony and see if the unit is still under warranty.

Mar 31, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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I TOOK A GAME OUT OF MY PS3 AND PUT THE NETFLIX DVD IN, IT JUST BEEPED 3 TIMES AND WONT COME ON TOOK OUT ALL PLUGS AND PUT BACK IN NOTHING COMES ON THE SCREEN ALL IT DOES IS JUST BEEPS


If it blinks a red light this is known as they yellow light of death(ironic i know). This is caused when the unit overheats causing solder on the board to melt and bridge(connect). Once this happens it shorts out the board causing the error you have now. Contact Sony and see if the unit is still under warranty.

Mar 31, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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When i turn my game on the light turns yellow


If it blinks a red light this is known as the yellow light of death (ironic i know). This is caused when the unit overheatins causing solder on the main board to melt and bridge(connect). Once this happens it shorts out the board causing the error you have now. Contact Sony and see if the unit is still under warranty.

Feb 12, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Flashing red light


This is known as the yellow light of death for the PS3 (ironic, I know. Because it blinks a red light). This is caused when the unit overheats causing solder on the board to melt and bridge (connect). Once this happens it shorts out the board causing the error you have now. Contact Sony and see if the unit is still under warranty with this site: https://service1.us.playstation.com/rma.htm?_flowExecutionKey=_c71000C59-AA41-E39E-0F5C-E9201DBE7B2B_kA7F58291-2AE5-F8BD-E0D2-C63AAC401CB1

Jan 20, 2010 | Sony Video Game Consoles & Games

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My door opens with the remote no problem however, it does not close and light seems to flicker on and off


Take a look at the back of the unit and you will see a small yellow LED light. It will blink a certain number of times, which will indicate the fault it has acknowledged. Count the number of blinks, then look at the owners manual for the fault code in the troubleshooting section of the manual.

Jun 26, 2009 | liftmaster Chamberlain Garage Door Opener...

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Ps3 won't power up!!


the Yellow Light of Death has hit your console. you must have the unit repaired...or replace it.

Jun 11, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Blinking Red Light on Console


you need to get it fixed.. u just got the YLoD (yellow light of death)
it happens when ur system overheats. let the system rest for a couple hours. then if nothing else happens. you may have to send it into sony.

Oct 08, 2008 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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