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The Hard Disk's file system is corrupted and will be restored

Everytime I cut on my PS3, I keep getting the message "The Hard Disk's file system is corrupted and will be restored." My only option from this point is to select ok, my only option by the way, and wait for it to restore my computer to 100%. When I press ok, a loading bar comes up. Once it gets to 100%, it goes back to the same message, and I have to do this over and over again, with no results.

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Apart from physically reformating the hard drive yourself (taking it out and loading it on laptop or desktop and format, at your own risk), there isn't much else you can do. If the console is still guaranteed then contact sony and they will send you a new one.
If you do format it your self when you replace it in your ps3 you will need to format it again using thier options.

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EVERYTIME I START MY PS3 I GET THAT LOOP!! I TRIED UPDATING TO 3.50 A WHILE BACK AND EVER SINCE IVE DONE EVERYTHING!! FORMATTED THE DISK, TRIED INSTALLING OLDER VERSIONS AND NEWER FIRMWARE!! PLEASE HELP ME...


My guess is you're in the start-up loop, where every time you start your PS3 you get a message about a corrupted hard disk with only the option to restart. Restarting just brings you back to that message, however.

You could attempt to boot up the PS3 in safe mode and restore the file system (should delete any corrupted data). Describing how to start up your PS3 in safe mode would just be confusing, so instead here's a link to the official page on the PS3 Safe Mode feature.

Follow the instructions, and then I'd say try options 3 (Restore File System). If that doesn't work, try 4 or 5 (Rebuild Database or Restore PS3 System).

If all else fails, you could just replace the hard drive. The PS3 uses standard 2.5inch SATA laptop/notebook hard drives (5400 or 7200 RPM). They can be found online at any computer parts website; for example, Tigerdirect.

Hope it all works out!

Mar 22, 2011 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Playstation 3 (PS3) Console: Playstation 3 is saying that the hard disk file sy...


Guest

If you are getting the corrupted hard drive message the link below will help you address this.

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

Let me know if you have any more problems or queestions

Issken
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May 17, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Heard disk file system is corrupted and will be restored is the message but when you press ok it just runs then comes up with the same message


Guest

If the restore option for the PS3 is not working this means that you will need to pull the hard drive and format with a computer. The link below will help you do this.

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

Let me know if you have any more problems or questions

Issken
http://www.fixya.com/users/issken

May 15, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Hard disc corrupted


man Format it and 99% sure that this will not work so my advise after formating your HD and i HOPE that it works with u but if it didn't go to the nearest computer store and buy your self a brand new laptop Hard Disk and plug it in and thats it, just change the PS3 Hard Disk with a new one with ANY SIZE you want ok

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Everytime time i set my ps3 up it says your hard disk has corrupted restore after restore has done it tries to restart then just says one agaian your hard drive has corrupted and keep going through the...


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If you are getting the corrupted hard drive message this means that you have corrupted data on your hard drive. The link below will help you address this.

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

Let me know if you have any more problems or questions

Issken
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Mar 09, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Hard disk file is corrupted


chris_louise

If you are getting the corrupted drive message and the built in PS3 options are not fixing the drive then you will have to pull the drive and format it externally with a computer. The link below will help you do this.

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

Let me know if you have any more problems or questions

Issken
http://www.fixya.com/users/issken

Sep 06, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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My PS3's hard disk file system is corrupted


There is an alternate way to restore your HDD. Turn off your system and when u see the red light, hold the power button in front until you hear a total of 4 beeps (1 alone, 1 alone, 2 together). It usually works on second try. it should show a screen and say hook up controller with a usb cord. Then it should show i think 6 options. Choose the restore option. it should work.

Hope it works and wish you all the best!
P.S.- I just got the 80010514 error on my ps3 and my ps3 games dont work anymore :(

Jan 07, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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THE HARD DISK'S FILE SYSTEM IS CORRUPTED AND WILL BE RESTORED


hold in the power button until you hear 2 beeps. might not work the first time. if no 2 beeps repeat power button again or until 2 beeps. go to restore hard disc and click on it. you will lose anything saved on the hard disc but fixes it 75% of the time. did it myself this morning.

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