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    Question [UnAnswered] How to reset your ps3

    How do you reset your ps3 so that the video setting are back to normal?

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    What exectly does you mean?

    Do you have a ps3 in hdmi mode but dont have a hd tv so you cant get anything displayed on a normal rgb tv?
    Or is youre meaning simply like you wrote?

    Than just go to system settings and reset youre PS3...

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    PS3 - How to do a factory / hard reset

    1. Power Off the PS3 via the power switch in back and power back on w/switch.

    2. Hold Power Button on the Front until you hear 3 beeps.

    3. Then go through the initial setup

    From http://www.tech-recipes.com/rx/2265/...ory_hard_reset

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    Why you dont post the whole story? I think it will be informative for all of us they dont know this.
    Well, i had some major problems w/my PS3 recently locking up and not playing any games/movies. After calling Customer Support, they suggested that i do a hard reset. This did seem to solve my problems, so here is the procedure per Sony CS. I would consider this a last resort troubleshooting procedure.

    Be sure to backup your settings/games saves by doing a System > Backup on your PS3 or you may lose your game saves! Also, this is a last resort procedure prior to exchanging/returning to sony.

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    Cool

    Quote Originally Posted by onelargeprawn View Post
    PS3 - How to do a factory / hard reset

    1. Power Off the PS3 via the power switch in back and power back on w/switch.

    2. Hold Power Button on the Front until you hear 3 beeps.

    3. Then go through the initial setup

    From http://www.tech-recipes.com/rx/2265/...ory_hard_reset
    Thatīs one more to learn, i didnīt know this one.

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    Yeah, I spent one time at a friends blindly trying to reset the video settings to drop the resolution down. It worked, but took a while. This will be very handy for when I have to do that again.

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    I had trouble with the video settings on mine and I just powered off and hooked up through the AV cable instead of the HDMI cable then swithed off and swapped backt o HDMI and the screen came back. I think if it detecs a display connected in a different way to how it is configured it is smart enough to switch. That was with Firmware 2.40.

    Thanks for posting the reset trick though will have to file in my memory banks.

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    i reset with the pad myself.

 


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