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My ps3 says " Cannot start. The correct hard disk was not found"

What do i do please help!!?? Two days ago this began: have had it since dec.. When I turn it on it will turn to a flashing red instead of green/blue.

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  • goldie1963 Sep 01, 2008

    When I turn the playstation on at the switch on the back it goes into satndbye mode which seems perfectly normal. Then when I press the standbye button on the front the light changes from red to blue for a short while then goes back into standbye mode.



    Also no picture on TV.



    Paul

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Send it back to sony for exchange

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quit fuckin with your **** when its running, wait a second ot two hell smoke a ciggarette

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