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Playstation needs to be rebuilt

I played my ps3 after coming back from school and than had a nap after waking up i decided to put on the ps3 as it was starting up there was a message on the screen saying that the ps3 had to be rebuilt when i clicked okay there was another message saying that it had to be formatted i clicked okay it started formatting but the percentage was still on zero i waited and waited but it was still on zero i left the console on for three days but it still didn't move one bit, i ask if you could help me with my problem thankyou

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Hi,

Possibly hardware, a hard drive issue. You may want to consider confirming. Should this be the case, this page may be of help

Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.

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This could be a firmware problem. Initially, what you can try is to unplug the power cable from your PS3, unplug the jacks as well. Leave it off and unplugged for about 10 minutes. Then plug it back in then try to turn it on. If the same problem persists, you can try to reflash the firmware of your unit. You can download it from Sony's website together with the instruction.

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