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Playstation turns on with picture and the background animation,but no icons appear. what can I do to fix this?

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Posted on Jan 01, 2011

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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.

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you can try doing this cuz i had the same problem till i did this...Access the PS3 recovery menu
1. Turn off Playstation®3.
2. Hold The power button down; The system will turn on and turn off once again.
3. Once the System has been shutdown, re-press you finger until you hear 2 consecutive beeps
4. When you hear the 2 beeps take finger off power button.
5. You will be promted to plug in your controller via usb and then hit the PS button
6. The Recovery menu will pop up.
..I did this and i got my ps3 Back !! :)

be patient and wait for those beeps.. they are important

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try holding down the power button for about 6 seconds to reset it.

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This unit has a multi- colored display that you can load your own custom backgrounds in the following formats:

jpl: for large size still images

jpm: for small size still images

jpa: for large size animations

jpb: for small size animations

jpw: for ImageLink

You can display two sizes of pictures and
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– Large: <jpl> for the still pictures and <jpa>
for the animations;
The image can be shown as the display
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– Small: <jpm> for the still pictures and
<jpb> for the animations;
The image is displayed like a CD jacket (in
the same proportion of CD jacket).

The buttons light up Blue and are not changeable.

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That's not too hard to fix.

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