on 05-07-2012 05:38 PM
When i turn on my ps3 a page appears that reads "the file system on the system storage is corrupted and will be restored" underneath that message there is only one option and that is "ok".so wheni click ok the ps3 downloads/installs this thing and then when it is complete it says "the system will now restart" then the screen goes black for a minute or so until the system restarts.However when the system restarts i am faced by the same page and have to start all over again.Please help as i am unable to reach the home page and therefore unable toplay any games.If you have any idea of how to fix this problem or even a customer support number for sony (i live in ireland) that would much appreceated. THANK YOU
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on 05-07-2012 05:44 PM
Here's a link to get into safe mode kindly posted by Rabidwalker.
Hopefully you'll have better luck restoring your console from there.
on 05-07-2012 06:57 PM
Thanks for your help,however on step 4) after i hear the second beep i release the button but the system continues to turn on and i am faced by a page about my HDMI wire. After i clear these pages i am then faced by the restoring page that is causing me hassel .and also after step 7) i fail to hear a double beep.I thank you for your concern.And hope that you/somebody can help me.I would also like to state that i own a slim model is that makes any difference.Thank You
on 05-07-2012 07:30 PM
on 05-07-2012 07:48 PM
Once again Thanks for your support.After a while of messing around with the ps3 i finaly fixed it.I also found this video which explains it more simpler http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TVOJny2FdRM. Thanks for your support Lum26
I'm glad you got this fixed (and thankyou for the suggestion!)
I might put up a video showing how to do Safe Mode on my YouTube channel.
Any more issues let me know!
on 08-07-2012 08:14 PM
Hi markennedyatlive. I'm sorry i couldn't respond to your post when you was having trouble getting into safe mode, i've been away for the weekend and only just got back. I'm glad you managed to get it sorted in the end. The vid was a good find btw. And thanks RabidWalker, putting the vid on your you tube channel would be a great help to lots of people in the future.
on 11-01-2013 11:17 PM
Im having the same kind of problem but it is a little more severe now. My PS3 button turns from red to green but does not load anything on my TV screen. When I press the button again to either turn off or restart but the button is jammed. So I have to cut power either by pulling off the wire or by the main switch. I understand this is not the right thing to do but even if I keep pressing the button for like a few mins, it does not do any difference. Can anyone please help as sometimes my PS3 turns on fine after like weeks of trying...and sometimes it gives me a real hard time that I have to give up. I had extended warranty for which I sent my PS3 to Carrefour (Dubai, UAE) and also got it back after a month...It worked fine for a week, but then the problem started again by the time which my warranty had expired. Any help would be much appreciated!
on 12-01-2013 01:26 AM
on 12-01-2013 07:22 AM
Hi there "strangeplaice"...thanks for getting back....Ive tried holding button for long but it doesnt beep...only if the button is sometimes not jammed, then the second beep comes and PS3 turns off ..but that is only rarely...mostly the button sensor is jammed or the system is jammed/stuck i guess...
on 12-01-2013 11:36 PM
If the system isn't even giving you a power beep, then I'd consider sending it in for repair, or buying a replacement. A refurb is £150 out of warranty, or free if your console is less than a year old.
You can find the Customer Support, whom can arrange this for you here.
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