Question about Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console
On start up screen show cannot start, incorrect hard drive the hard drive as never been changed or even touched
Your harddrive may be failing, When you turn on the PS3 the harddrives parttion sector is read ...this is where info for your desktop and icons is kept. if your hardrive has bad sectors it will result in an erratic mannner such as what you are describing. goto a local gamestop or friend and get another harddrive. insert it into your ps3 and see if that works...but remember all info get deleted off the hardrive
Posted on Nov 13, 2008
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When you replace your hard drive, you
will need to have the latest firmware on a
usb stick. Download the firmware from
the playstation official website onto a usb
stick. Once prompted by your system you
will need to insert the usb stick into the
You will need 2.5" Sata Hard
If this doesn't work, you WILL need to send it in to SONY and not a 3rd party technician.
FYI: Over the hundreds of PS3's we have repaired, this issue is one we cannot solve.
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