Question about Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console
The PS3 said that storage files were corrupted. When I go to safe mode to try to restart, reset defaults, or rebuild data files, I can get to the safe mode menu list and can select one of the items, but once it starts on the item, selected it won't do anything (just seems to be"preparing" for over an hour). What other options do I have to restore or rebuild the data files to remove corrupted data?
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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i am having the same problem also this will keep happening to, all you could do is to call sony so you can send it to them and they will send you a new one in about a week,there is another way to fix it but very complicated i suggest sending it in
Posted on May 10, 2008
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 :(
Posted on Jan 07, 2009
This is happening because your console is not recognizing the HDD (hard drive) for what ever reason. The corrupted files are about to do damage to your console, and a PS3 will not turn on if it thinks further damage will occur. Here are two things you can do;
1. Try accessing the HDD reset menu. Here's how you do this: With a solid red light showing, hold down both the power & eject buttons. You're going to hear a single beep, then a double beep. Once you hear the double beep, release both buttons. You'll get a message on your TV saying "connect your controller using USB". Following all the instructions will lead you to a 6 item menu. You are going to choose number 3. If that option doesn't work, pick number 6. BE WARNED!!! Number 6 will delete ALL of your saved memory! I know that really sucks, but this may be the only way to save your console short of repair. You can "back-up" your saved data using a "USB storage device" Like a memory stick or even your iPod.
If none of this works, or the console just won't let you do the "double button" thing, it'll need to be repaired. You can contact PSR repairs at www.psr1.com. They are really great! They do both warranty & non-warranty repair work for a very decent price. I hope I helped. Good luck, Indra!
Posted on May 30, 2009
SOURCE: ps3 hard drive corrupted??
Access the PS3 recovery menu
1. Turn off Playstation®3.
2. Hold The power button down; The system will turn on and turn off once again.
3. Once the System has been shutdown, re-press you finger until you hear 2 consecutive beeps
4. When you hear the 2 beeps take finger off power button.
5. You will be promted to plug in your controller via usb and then hit the PS button
6. The Recovery menu will pop up.
..I did this and i got my ps3 Back !! :)
be patient and wait for those beeps.. they are important
Posted on Jun 26, 2009
SOURCE: On our PS3 corrupt data message
Replace the hard drive as the data may be in a bad sector. I would suggest you use the sony method of carrying this out and not doing it yourself as it can viod the warranty or if you want to just purchase another hard drive.
the data is in a bad area of the disk and thus cannot be recovered. Now you can try something cleaver by take out the hard drive and run spinright on it you can get spin right at www.grc.com now i know for a fact spin right does repair corupted data by moving it out of the bad sector.
Replace the disc itself these people at www.videogamerepair.com witch I found in our directory does save this kinda stuff.
So your pretty much have two choices here.
Thanks and I do hope this was Very Helpful to you!
Posted on Dec 15, 2009
Tips for a great answer:
urn off the PS3 by flipping the power switch on the back of the system.
Turn the power switch back to the "on" position.
Hold the power button while the PS3 is powering up until you hear three beeps. These signal that the PS3 has received the manual system reset command.
Prompt through the initial setup menu to continue resetting the PS3.
Select "Format" from the system menu to format and finish a complete system reset for the PS3.
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1. Place you finger on the on/off sensor leave it their until you console turns off then take you finger off the sensor.
2. Place your finger back on the on/off sensor leave it their until you hear 2 consecutive beeps then take your finger off.
3. Once the safe mode screen comes on select the option PS3 SYSTEM RESTORE.
NOTE: A PS3 system restore will delete all data except the OS. I recommend backing up your console onto a USB flash drive if possible.
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