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PS3 freezes before HDD reformat

My son downloaded a game before that caused the PS3 to freeze, but we were able to reformat (Full format) the HDD and all was good again. It's happened again, but now the console freezes before it actually begins the formatting process. It says it's calculating the format time, sits for a few minutes, then freezes every time, without fail. We've tried dozens of times, with various combinations of formatting options selected, but it always freezes.

Can you help us?

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The problem is with the hard Drive. You can try connecting the drive to a computer and then format it. If that doesnt work, you need to replace the drive.

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Hows the warranty? you could possibly get it replaced or repaired, you possibly have a problem with the hard drive.

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That sounds like your hard drive is done now. I would recommend replacing the hard drive. If you need further assistance or need help locating a professional if you are unable to perform this yourself let me know. Please take a moment to accept and rate my solution accordingly.
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Posted on Nov 26, 2008

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