Question about Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console
My ps3 shows hard disk database needs to be rebuild and each time i try to do this it tells me i need to format the hard disk but i when i try to format the hard disk drive its just shows formatting do not turn off system, i left it on like that for 4hours but nothing seems to be work, the screen just stays the same....Please help me anybody.
I have a problem with ps3 Cannot start the correct hard disk was not found. can any one help me on this.
Posted on Apr 13, 2008
You have a faulty hd.
time to change it for a new one.
this will be the only choice.
Posted on Dec 31, 2007
My ps3 rebuilted it hard drive why did this happen?
Posted on Jan 08, 2008
I have warhawk and just got the omega dawn booster which i worked for money for yesterday....... and my system says hard disk erro must be rebuilt or something to that effect and it says all data will be lost but i hope the pack wont be disabled if it is some crazy shit is gonna go down in this house
Posted on Jan 03, 2008
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Enter Safe Mode and select "Restore File System". "Restore File System" will attempt to repair damaged files on the hard drive. If this does not work, try the next step.
2. Rebuild Database
Enter Safe Mode and select "Rebuild Data Base". "Rebuild Data Base" will erase messages, playlists, changes made on [Information] screens, trimming information for pictures in [Photo], video thumbnails, video playback history and video resume information. Then attempt to rebuild the PlayStation 3 database. The content that is erased will not be recoverable. If this doesn't work, try the next step.
3. Restore PS3 System
Please note this will erase all content on the hard drive and will not be recoverable.
Enter Safe Mode and select "Restore PS3 System". "Restore PS3 System" will restore the default settings and will format the hard drive. If this doesn't work, try the next step.
4. Re-seat the hard drive
If you have replaced the hard drive in the PlayStation 3, make sure it was installed properly. If the hard drive is not seated correctly, it may cause problems.
5. Try another hard drive (if possible)
There may be an issue with the hard drive that is installed. Try replacing the hard drive with another one.
Feb 10, 2011 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console
on Dec 06, 2009 | Video Game Consoles
Firstly don't worry, your HDD has become corrupted which is quite common if you don't switch your PS3 off properly.
Its difficult to say whether you'll lose any data or not, but if you rebuild the database your HDD should be fixed. If it gives you an option to rebuild the database then choose it.
If it doesn't then access the recovery menu and choose option 3 as described in the thread below.
Any further questions feel free to ask.
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