Sony Playstation 3 Console

Recovery Menu

  1. Turn off Playstation 3.
  2. Hold The power button down; The system will turn on and turn off once again.
  3. Once the System has been shutdown, re-press you finger until you hear 2 consecutive beeps
  4. When you hear the 2 beeps take finger off power button.
  5. You will be prompted to plug in your controller via USB and then hit the PS button
  6. The Recovery menu will pop up.

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 and then run a full Format via System > Format. (This will take some time!!)

Reset PlayStation 3 Video Output

  1. Turn off the power to your PS3
  2. Turn it back on again
  3. Whilst turning it on hold down the power button until you see something on the screen.

This will completely reset the video output of your PlayStation 3 to the factory default output, once done you can then go into the PlayStation 3's video settings and configure them to your liking.