Vain Ziler of Final Smash takes a look at the infamous error code that plagues many PS3 gamers.
What many ps3 gamers? I've never seen that error code, might aswell just be only you. There are so many different error codes.
Never saw it and hope I never do
Hyperbole. It fuels many of the news articles out there today. See what I did there? :p Anyway, article is helpful and I appreciate helpful articles when I can get em.
A quick google or youtube search will show just exactly how wide spread an issue this actually is.
No, it just shows you that people have gotten it, and even then it amounts to very little. People who have never received it aren't going to talk about it online.
That error code looks like all the other error codes ive seen on the PS3, means nothin to me
I've never gotten it, thank god. The only thing that's wrong with my PS3 is that it won't read DVD's.. it used to, but i guess now it can't. No idea why, and i don't really mind it since i don't want movies in DVD format, unless i'm streaming it from my computer to my PS3.
only error Ive had with my console is when Ive turned it on, everything seems fine until i start a game, and i get a moving purple vertical line from the top to the bottom of the screen, its about two inches in from the edge, and theres all this other messy transparent pixely stuff in the middle of the screen, anyone else had this problem? Ive found unplugging from the wall makes it go away, but it comes back every now and then, i got a brand new replacement unit, but it does the same thing, i would love to know what it is.
It might be unstable voltage from your power outlet. Try using a voltage regulator. It might help.
yeah i kinda thought about the voltage thing, i got a proper surge protector, but i heard regulators are different? ill look into it :) oh and bubble for the reply!
My Ps3 never has issues going online. TRUE STORY
better get the soda and water and put it on the console so you can be these guys and complain oh and use a dvd lens cleaner. I two have had 0 issues except for the crapy browser.
I've had 2 PS3s break, once it trapped my MGS4 when I was in shadow moses doing a perfect run on normal mode. Needless to say i was pissed off
Got that code on my first PS3. Means the Blu-Ray diode is done for.
yeah i agree with istanbull. friend of mine had a dead disc drive on his ps3 and it never said that. all it said was a error had occurred, or that the file type could not be played. if anything, YLOD is whats been plaguing ps3 the most out of anything.
My friend has this code. Think I'll have to give the second option a try for him. Don't think the blu ray is dead as I think he can play blu rays.
never had this happen to me before, never even seeen it before. if i had seen it, i wouldnt need a year of research to read the sentence above the error code though. "an error occured during the start operation." - ok well, what happens during the start operation? something is loaded, either from a disk or from the hdd. either the loader is broken and a reinstall is needed, the hdd or disk reader is broken and hint hint, its not the hdd (youre using it to get to where youre at) and if i could use the disk drive for things that arent games than its the loader and its just a reinstall. boom 1 years work in 2 mins
Yeah, because if it doesn't happen to you, that definitely means it's not widespread. Fucking self-centered pricks.
LMAO so true. It's like YLOD doesn't exist along with blu-ray failure.
@ NarooN. Thank you. I had my Blu-ray drive die on my 60gig launch PS3. I called Sony and they said it was going to $150 to fix. A day or two later someone posted the same thing on here, everyone beat him to death and called him a liar. I posted I had the same problem and it was in fact $150 for Sony to fix it, then had all the fanboys jumping on me screaming liar. It was like I slapped baby Jesus in front of them. The thing is, if the Blu-ray drives dieing wasn't a problem. Then why would there be page after page on the internet on it, and PS3 Blu-ray repair kits on eBay?
"It was like I slapped baby Jesus in front of them." Lol, bubbles to you.
Yep! I bought my first PS3 in Feb. 2008, and I bought GTAIV a few months later. Next thing I know, in April 2008, while playing GTAIV, the Blu-Ray disc drive died on me. Luckily I was still in warranty, but the fact that it died not even three months into the system's lifespan was evidence enough that the PS3 isn't indestructible like most fanboys believe. That same PS3 finally died on me with the YLOD in Dec. 2010. I paid $499 for that system, and I expected it to last a long-ass time, not a mere two+ years. Rather than paying $150 to Sony, I plan on eventually just paying Gopher Mods (gophermods.com or something) to fix it for just $80 with free shipping. They also fix BD drive failure and a bunch of other problems for other systems.
Weird, mine died from GTAIV also. I thought that I had heard something from a friend later, that the game was doing that to the 60gigs. I should look that up. Its at least two of us with incredibly bad luck then huh? The little independent new and used game shop next to my house fixed mine for $90. I didn't want to spend the $150 either after the stinger of what I paid new for it. The original 360 Pro system I bought died twice but it was fixed for free, still a pain in the ass though. But the cool thing was after the 3rd time. They gave me the option of spending $99 on a new in the box Elite. So I did take them up on that. Bigger HD and HDMI.The Elite hasn't gone down either. My 360 has died more, but MS always helped me. So they both have their pluses ans minuses.
I recall around that time that GTAIV was killing a lot of 360's and PS3's. We both still had some pretty bad luck though, haha.
i wonder if this is similar to to the red screen of death? thats what my 1st ps3 got
ps3 has lots of probs not as strong as were led to believe.
Well just in case anyone HAS had issues and want s help.... I never got this error. Mine said corrupted data or something. Demos nearly always failed at 14% install. After a while PSN games wouldnt install. Seem downloads of a few 100 meg were ok, but anything bigger failed. I thought it was corrupting while DL'ing so I found router settings online, got new asdl filter splitters, nothing worked. There are restore and rebuilding file utilities in the PS3 safemode, but before I tried anything drastic, I decided just do a heap of housekeeping. My 250GB was nearly full and I had demos going right back to launch. I had heaps of crap I never used. I dont know which demo it was, but once I cleaned up I have never had the error again and every install has worked. Hope this helps someone.
ther somthing going on...mi 60g ps3 that i pay500$ is now dead ,im out of warranty so the options are pay pay pay fuck that. i pay a lot when i bouth that ps3, sony says the give me a refurbish 120gslim and i sill got to give them mi 60g ps3 and 99u$D, they must b crazy, relly just going to wait until a 99 price drop or hope for some luck, and ty very much sony, for messing whit your fan base .fuck them i still got PC.. css atw
cant remember if ive ever gotten this error or not
Ive had this happen to me but it was an easy fix. I just ordered a new laser off of ebay and replaced it myself. Works like a charm and no problems since ive replaced it. I think the reason it crapped out was because i used to move it around a lot for cleaning/vacuuming. I just dust it off with a microfiber cloth now. I figure that the less you move something around the less likely it will fail. I still have my working fat ps2 because of this theory.
So the fatty get the ylod and the slim the cheap bluray drive? oh god, 360 and ps3 are the same. Weak hardware these years, weak hardware....
The fat line PS3 is affected by this issue as well.
Oh really? Crap.
im ready for a new generation. i dont want spend 299 for a ps3 now.
I had it after downloading the heros demo it wouldn't install, and it left a corrupted folder on my ps3. Had to format hdd as it wouldn't let me delete corrupted folder.
well, my ps3 died so i'll be getting a slim in a couple of weeks.
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