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My ps3's hard drive is corrupted

It says it will be restored but it keeps freezing at 18% I dont know wat to do please help

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  • Anonymous Dec 23, 2008

    I bought a hard drive and still have the same problem. I have called playstaion and they only want my money ($150 to ship to them and hopefully get it fixed).  Please help! 

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Hello. There is an internal malfunction with your hard drive and it needs to be replaced. Just carefuly remove the old one and buy one just like it (some brands will not work with the PS3). Thank you!

Posted on Dec 06, 2008

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If you have to replace the hard drive in your ps3 as long as you use the same psn info meaning your email address and password to log on to the ps3 network the games you have already purchased are saved on the ps3 server all you have to do is download them again you will not be charged anymore money for you have already paid for..Cheers hope this info helps nikki
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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

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Keep getting amessage saying hard disc corrupted.


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Corrupt files


If you can get to it without it freezing use the System Restore function under:

System->Settings>Restore PS3

If you can't get to it because of freezing you should put your hard drive into another PS3. It will see it as a new drive and prompt you to format it. Afterwards put it back into your PS3 and it will do the same thing again.

It doesn't matter which PS3 yours or the one you put your hard drive into, they're all the same as far as the process goes.


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My hard drive is corrupted playstation 3


u will need new hard drive installed in it one u got is bad when it says this

Oct 06, 2008 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Hard disk file corrupted and will be restored


Do you mean Hard drive? what size do you have? I suggest a new hd... check out your ps3 book and it will show you how to install a new hd... cost is cheap dont send to sony they will charge you 3-4x the price. If you need more help Ill give you a step by step!

If you dont want to deal with it let me know I buy broken ps3's!

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Contact Sony if it is still under warranty-Otherwise you will need to buy another hard drive. The installation process is really easy.

http://gizmodo.com/gadgets/home-entertainment/playstation-3-disk-too-small-swap-it-out-for-a-monster-drive-216612.php

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My ps3 hard drive is corrupted and a screen comes up saying the hard disk is corrupted it can be restored and then restarts and that screen keeps on coming up i want to know how to fix that problem


I see that you are getting the message saying hard disk is corrupted. The cause of the issue might be due to various reasons. to isolate and resolve the issue, I recommend you to perform the steps given in the below link:

http://www.ps3forums.com/archive/index.php/t-41928.html


If your not able to resolve the issue by your self
Please contact SCEA Consumer Services for technical assistance with a PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system.


SCEA Consumer Services
1-800-345-SONY (7669)
Monday - Saturday 6:00 AM - 8:00 PM PST
Sunday 7:00 - AM 6:30 PM PST


Please get back to me with observations and results because it is important that I resolve your issue in a timely manner. I would like to add that we value your precious time and would be here round the clock to serve you


Sincerely,

Geovanny
Sony Total Care

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