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my ps3 is turning on by itself and i don't know why,

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User Info: magiceddie05

magiceddie05
3 years ago#1
so i was watching tv earlier and my ps3 out of nowhere just turned on by itself. i was reading up that if you have psplus it will turn on for automatic updates and what not. but i don't have that service right now. my only other thing is that my charge cable that was plugged into the controller caused it to turn on.

User Info: Darkstorm16

Darkstorm16
3 years ago#2
For some reason I keep wanting to think it's possessed. Maybe something's pressing the power button on your controller?
PS Plus is one of the best video game rental service.

User Info: yoshi006

yoshi006
3 years ago#3
My PS3 has turned on by itself on multiple occasions, long before I got PS+. The only possible explanation is that both our PS3s are possessed.
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User Info: SignusZeriel

SignusZeriel
3 years ago#4
I've had it come on by schedule with my PS+.

I also had it come on on its own sometimes whenever I so much as graze the controller. I've also had it come on when plugging it into my PC. Stupid oversight THERE, Sony.
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User Info: jammies

jammies
3 years ago#5
Do you have a PS3 remote? They made a horrible decision in making it turn your PS3 on by the press of any button. My cats used to step on it and turn the system on until I started keeping it under the chair or couch.
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User Info: Darkstorm16

Darkstorm16
3 years ago#6
jammies posted...
Do you have a PS3 remote? They made a horrible decision in making it turn your PS3 on by the press of any button. My cats used to step on it and turn the system on until I started keeping it under the chair or couch.


For some reason I just laughed badly at this lol
PS Plus is one of the best video game rental service.

User Info: JONlCS

JONlCS
3 years ago#7
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User Info: archizzy

archizzy
3 years ago#8
Disable remote play.
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User Info: Kylo_Ren_

Kylo_Ren_
3 years ago#9
Sounds like my wife.
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User Info: archizzy

archizzy
3 years ago#10
SignusZeriel posted...
I've had it come on by schedule with my PS+.

I also had it come on on its own sometimes whenever I so much as graze the controller. I've also had it come on when plugging it into my PC. Stupid oversight THERE, Sony.


Most people that have that happen have used their DS3 with motion joy on their PC. If you choose the "disconnect" option after using motion joy you won't run into this when plugging in/unplugging from a PC.

I've used my PC to charge my controllers for 6 years now and never had this happen once.
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