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My playstation 3 turns on and apears to be working fine, i get the menu screen (with the wave effect in the background) but the game wont load and also no menu appears? I have just bought the new fifa game so i doubt it is a disc error can anyone help me with this issue asap please??!!

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Hello have you try resetting console press and hold standby button on the front of the ps3 ,you will hear 1 bleep the 2 short bleeps after the short bleeps release the button it should reset good luck

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Posted on Oct 01, 2010

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