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My PS3 has been broken for a very long period of time. About 6-9 months now, I've lost track. Every time I turn it on my PS3, it starts with the wavy animation and the colored background, and then the PS3 trademark fades onto screen on the right side on my TV. (This is what it's suppose to do)But after the PS3 trademark disappears from my screen, it stays on the wavy colored background. No icons or arrows, nothing appears except for the wave animation. The background is still moving after the trademark leaves too, so the PS3 didn't just freeze. When I press or hold down the PS3 button in the middle of the controller, it doesn't do anything but turn the controller off. I just now tried it a few times before I contacted you but nothing has changed. Please, help me Dillon Hancock

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Ok, please try the following steps :

Step 1. Turn your PS3 off into standby (red light on)

Step 2. Press and hold the power button. It will beep a total of 3 times and turn off again. Release the power button.

Step 3. Press and hold the power button. It will beep when you first press it, then 5 seconds later it will beep again and then it will beep twice quickly. Let go of the power button when you hear these 2 quick beeps.

Step 4. The PS3 will start up asking you to connect a controller via USB and press the PS button. Do this then continue to the next step

Step 5. The PS3 will load with a menu with 6 options, choose number 5 "Restore PS3 System" and follow the on screen prompts.

Using this method should sort your PS3 out for you.

Hope this helps

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