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Help me when i switch on my ps3 it says connot start the correct hard **** has not beeb found.

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Unfortunately Sony will not let you open your ps3 and deal with the problem yourself and that really sucks because I had the same exact problem. So all you can do is if you still have your warranty(usually one year unless you bought an extension) go to the following website and have f**** Sony repair your system. https://service.us.playstation.com/online-request.asp




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Every time i put the ps3 on it comes up connot start the correct hard disk has not bein found


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If you are having trouble with your hard drive being detected this is a sign that there could be corrupted data on the hard drive or actually something wrong with the hard drive. The link will take you formating the if needed. If you still have trouble then the problem is with the hard drive its self.

http://www.fixya.com/support/r4853494-fix_playstation_3_corrupted_hard_drive

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2) The hard drive spins and the PS3 firmware is looking for the "files" on the hard drive for start-up
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