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My PS3 Won't Turn Off!

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Been on a game, went on XMB, tried replying to a message butt it crashed so I pressed quite game and it just went black so I pressed the off button on the PS3 and it just made the 3 beep noise but did not turn off. I then pressed it again and it just made the 3 beeps again but still did not turn off, its still on now with a black screen. I don't want to turn it off at the back just in case it breaks the PS3. What does anyone suggest I do?
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Leave it on forever mate :-)!!!!

 

Sadly i think you might have to turn it off? butbefore doing so try and eject the game.

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On mine it says your online on Ice Age lmao.

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Re: My PS3 Won't Turn Off!

Hold down off for 10 seconds and it forces it to switch off :smileywink:

 

At least it does on mine :smileytongue: 



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Yeah, holding the power button down for a while should shut it down.
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RadioactiveMouse wrote:

Hold down off for 10 seconds and it forces it to switch off :smileywink:

 

At least it does on mine :smileytongue: 


Yeah Thanks, had to hold it down for like 30 seconds and it turned off, turned it back on and its ok now.

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Yeah Thanks, had to hold it down for like 30 seconds and it turned off, turned it back on and its ok now.


 

 

Recommend that you perform a 'Safe Mode' boot then select 'Restore File System'.

 

Should fix any HDD corruption if there is any.

 

Find out how to boot up into Safe Mode at Help&Supoort/FAQs

 

Quince.

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son of a *****!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!(not you my ps3) i tryed every thing and when i turn it back on still black screen please help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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D_A_N_I_E_L__1 wrote:
son of a *****!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!(not you my ps3) i tryed every thing and when i turn it back on still black screen please help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

 

no buttons on the console work either????

 

That sounds like the same problem I had with my first slim, I had to unplug the cable to turn it off.

It was 7 months old and fairly well looked after. I tried changing hard drives, but nothing worked.

 

In the end I had to take it back to morrisons for a replacement, which they did,  no questions asked. I'm now on my second slim, but when this one dies, I'm just going back to my ps2, I've had that since launch with NO problems whatsoever.

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