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No video or sound

I boot up, the power light stays green but, the HDD light flashes 1 time really quick and I see a flash on the TV screen, and I have no video or sound. I have performed troubleshooting on all cables they appear to be fine.
I have tried the restart/reset routine with no luck. It almost seems as though the hard drive is dead.
Any suggestions?

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Hello.
Most likely this is an output problem. But I have had 1 PS3 that had a bad hard drive and it wouldn't even load to the XMB. So try another hard drive and see if that works. Even a swift smack to the old one may work. If that doesn't work try the video out reset.

Reset the Video Output Settings. While the PLAYSTATION 3 system is in standby mode (red light on the front of the system), hold down the touch-sensitive On/Off button on the front of the system until the system goes into standby mode again . (So the light cycle would go from: red light to --> green light --> then back to red light) This will ensure that you have held down the On/Off button long enough to reset the Video Output Settings. Once you turn it back on, it should work fine.

Hope this helps. Good luck!

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PS3 is The amazing device by sony but it has some common problems like sound problem, video problem etc.... Good news is that these all problems can be repaired with the help of DIY Guides, one such guide available at PS3 Repair Blog

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