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Hi, how old is your ps3? if its less than a few years I would think about getting on the PS3 website http://uk.playstation.com/help-support/ps3/
with your model/serial number if its still under warranty you should get a replacement.
If its old and not under warranty it isn't that hard to replace a ps3 HD
It even tells yuo how to do it in your PS3 manual
Any 2.5" internal sata drive should do, and they are not that expensive
If you have lost your ps3 manual here is another guide on changing hard drive http://vgstrategies.about.com/od/ps3cheatsandcodes/ss/PS3HDDUpgrade.htm
good luck

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It looks like you have real trouble with PS3 HDD corruption, I advise you to watch this short explanation video and follow the rules to make sure you fix the problem.

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here's some ideas:
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I fixed my ps3!! All you need is a friend with a ps3!! Swap the hdd's and boot up your friends ps3, format the hdd, put it back in your ps3 and you may need to format it again.
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I tried to fix my friend's PS3 HDD that way in mine...it still gave an error every time he booted up his PS3. At that point I stuck the PS3 HDD in my laptop, booted from a Windows CD and fully formatted it that way...stuck it back in his machine...used it to format....finally got his stuff going. Took a little extra time but no problems since.

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You could be facing a lens related issue or corrupted firmware problem
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1. Update your firmware (if you aren't running the latest already). Yup, this overwrites some of system software that may have been corrupted.

2. First, back up your game saves, and any music you have on your HDD. Format that puppy!! Yup, again this fixes corrupted files on the HDD by forcing the PS3 to rewrite them.

3. Try cleaning the blu-ray drive lens with a Blu Ray Lens Cleaner

If the above steps do not work please send it to Sony Customer Service for Repairs

Let me know if this helped by rating my solution.

Wish you Happy Holidays and Happy Gaming

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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
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