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I accidently reset my hard disk format how do i get my all my game data and all my other data can you please tell me how

I accidently reset my ps3 hard disk format and lost all my hard work on it can you please tell me how to get all my game data and other data back please? reply as soon as possible please

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You CAN get a lot of it back. This is not a complete disaster. You can sign back into the PlayStation Store & re-download all your purchased games, add-ons, demos & trophies. So, that's a plus. As for your music, pix & game "save points", they're all gone. This has happened to the best of us. (myself, included!) You have to "back-up" your saved data. I use my ipod for this. It's a great use for all my unused ipod mem. Hopefully this helped a little. Good luck, bro

Posted on May 19, 2009

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Ther is no way to restore your data im sorry when u format u permanently delete all info on disk

Posted on May 18, 2009

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as what youve said, you already formatted it and yet it still says there is a corrupt system file.

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Best this to do is a PS3 full reset, but make sure you back up your game data
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1. Take disk out.
2. Back Up save data.
3. Back up general data using PS3s backup Utility.
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Now to do the ps3 reset

Hard Reset procedure for the PS3 (from Sony CS). Be sure to backup your settings/games saves by doing a System > Backup on your PS3 or you may lose your game saves! Also, this is a last resort procedure prior to exchanging/returning to sony.
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4. Restore your backup you made prior to doing factory/hard reset (optional, if you created a backup).

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