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Ps3 opening Screen

When i start up my ps3 it starts witht he strings noise and wavy things and everything seems fine...but then it takes 2 minutes to actually come up with my backgraound and the menu itself....when it does this it dosnt even recognise ANY discs! Dvd's,Games,CD's and blu rays and none of these work......i need help with this!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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RMA is in order.

Call Sony @ 1-877-253-SONY(7669)

Posted on Aug 20, 2008

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