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    [UnAnswered] Bricked after Firmware Upgrade

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    Hi !!

    I update my 40Gb PS3 to 2.30 Firm some weeks ago. During the upgrade, i see that the progress bar stoped at 60%, and then the PS3 reboot.

    After that, i can't play any game, downloaded demos, BR Discs, etc.

    When you try to start a game, you see the PS3 logo, and after, a black screen, no errors, nothing happens.... You must reboot it.

    I can play mp3, movies from HDD, and so on, but NO game seems to run.

    Today i update to 2.35, thinking that a new update, will be able to fix it, but i was wrong. I see the same, stop at 60% and reboot ....

    Now, i have a 2.35 PS3 that dont play any game.

    I have read some users having the same issue, and taking back the PS3 to sony in warranty, but my one hasn't ...

    Any ideas ? What can i do ?

    Thanks in advance.

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    insert one Ps2 Game or Ps1, if loads your ps3 died with the custum error of reading disks.

    Your Ps3 must go to $ony for repair, because, at the moment dont have any fix for that

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    Try other ps3 disk but that does not solve the problem

    Man, until now i had 3 Ps3īs because the the others died with this error

    Good luck

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    First, thanks for your answer.

    It dont read any disks. But the problem, is that dont play any downloaded demo from the store, so the problem ins't the Disc Read ...

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    When you put original Ps3 game it loads???

    Make a full format (take long time) of your HDD or try other HDD to see if it works, dont forget to copy the save games and others things to a pen or anything.

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    Have you tried the hard disk swap but using retail firmwares instead of debug?

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    Quote Originally Posted by IanJ View Post
    Have you tried the hard disk swap but using retail firmwares instead of debug?
    Actually, it has 2.35, so i havent test any debug firmware.

    I will try another HDD tomorrow, but i think the problem is in the firmware, and the HDD change probably dont solve the problem.

    Perhaps a debug firm could work, but at the moment i can't test it.

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    format your hard drive in windows, then put in your ps3 system, and wait 5 minutes press x button and then post in screen a message for format your ps3 system.

 
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