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My PS3 turned itself on and off.. Kind of weird, no?

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User Info: krakoon

krakoon
5 years ago#1
I'm just sitting here on my laptop, on my couch. My (60 gig) PS3 just turned on, by itself.

My first thought was the controllers, which are on the other side of the room. The were both off. My Harmony One remote was under a blanket.

I started to get confused, but then my PS3 then shut itself off, making things even more confusing.

If it was a controller magically activating the PS button, I could understand. But the dang thing shut itself off.

I do not have a PSP/remote play enabled.

Any thoughts?

Thanks

User Info: nocturnized

nocturnized
5 years ago#2
Playstation Plus, maybe?
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User Info: ACitizenOfEarth

ACitizenOfEarth
5 years ago#3
My computer does the same thing. I think they might be communicating.
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User Info: ShinAkuma777

ShinAkuma777
5 years ago#4
its possessed or someone is outside your house ****ing with your ps3 though i thought they fixed that

not sure though had a friend do that to me
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User Info: Thermador446

Thermador446
5 years ago#5
nocturnized posted...
Playstation Plus, maybe?

That would make sense, as long as you have PS+
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User Info: krakoon

krakoon
5 years ago#6
I do have PS+ . Does the system run updates on it's own or something? I never have noticed this before :p

User Info: k_adsl123

k_adsl123
5 years ago#7
No big deal, it's just become self-aware.

Go find a pit of molten metal to chuck it in and you should be alright
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User Info: TehRYNOL

TehRYNOL
5 years ago#8
The newest update has made PS+ users not have to download **** for yourself. So I guess the PS3 will update itself without you having to do anything. I don't have PS+ but I'd assume that's how things work.
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User Info: archizzy

archizzy
5 years ago#9
You probably have automatic updates turned on and have that particular time picked out.

Settings > System Settings > Automatic Update
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User Info: krakoon

krakoon
5 years ago#10
Yeah, I think you guys nailed it. That's a relief. Recently reapplied thermal paste to my old 60 gig and replaced the stock 15 blade fan with a 19 blade fan. My PS3 is damn near silent again, and I don't want to part with it anytime soon. I see no way in how any of that would be related, and the PlayStation Plus updates is in fact set for that time.

Thanks
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