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Error message: hard drive corruption

I keep getting a hard drive corruption message when i turn on the ps3. I press ok for it to "solve" the problem, but the same message keeps coming up. What to do?

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  • kabuz Jun 16, 2008

    ma ps3 keeps showin me that ma hard drive is corrupted, when i try 2 restore, same stuff keep popin ^. tried formating da hard drive on ma laptop but da pc only detectd 1gb out of a 40gb hard drive n it needed at least 1.2gb 2 commence formatig. hit me up wit some solutions pleaseeeeeeeee

  • myrwo6 Jun 18, 2008

    I have the same paradox, I like to call it. My HDD wreaks corruption, system tries to correct, the system shuts down then reboots, and we start the circle all over again. You know, it;s stuff like this as to why we have mental institutions. I think I'll go shave my eyebrows off now if you'll excuse me.

  • Anonymous Jun 23, 2008

    THE SYSTEM CANNOT BE RESTARTED THE SYSTEM PARTITION OF THE HARD DISK MUST BE FORMATED AND YOU MUST REINSTALL THE SYSTEM SOFTWARE.

  • Anonymous Aug 02, 2008

    when i turn on my ps3 it says " the hard disk's file system is corrupted and will be restored " but i press (x) and it says dont turn off the system and that then it automaticly restarts after and it does it again

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You should try formating your hard disk. And if you still get the same message and you dont have warranty you should change the hard drive. But maybe is because you didnt update the firmware but maybe is not that.

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Is your ps3 still under its warranty, if it wont sort it when you hit ok, then it sounds like a ****for the pro's. Phone them up(you can get there number from their website) explain the problems your having and they will either send you a replacement or offer to fix yours. Unfortunately i think you have lost all your game saves, unless they offer to repair it, then maybe it'll be still there when you get it back. Hope this helps.

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The PS3 hard disk's file system is corrupted and it doesn't restore when i press 'ok'; it keeps repeating the same message. what do i do?


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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

Let me know if you have any more problems or questions

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"The Hard Disk's file system is corrupted and will be restored"


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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

Let me know if you have any more problems or questions

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Yes my playstation 3 is saying hard disk needs to be rebuilt and it only says ok so i click ok another message pops up and says hard **** not found hard disk data will be deleted and lets you selesct ok or...


you could try to remove the hard drive then boot up, then put the hard drive back in and boot and see if that helps or you can try to rebuild the file system and database.

To get to ps3 recovery console to rebuild the database or the file system(neither will format the hard drive), when the ps3 is in standby mode(red light) press and hold the power button till you hear a double beep.

Most of the time the double beep comes after the ps3 beeps once then twice then turns red again when red again release and press again real fast and hold,... this time you will here a "beep" then " double beep beep" then you release and you will have the options to rebuild the database or the file system. basicly keep holding power button from standby till you here a double beep, if it shuts down try again, once you get the hang of it its easy.

if rebuild database and file system doesnt work then you may have to choose yes on the reformat option but it will wont hurt the ps3 itself just anything you have saved on it.

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Corrupted file system.


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Hard disk's file system is corrupted.


Most likely your hard drive is completely corrupted. It could be as simple as a new Hard Drive replacement or as complicated as a motherboard issue.

Check out ccgamingonline.com
They give you free estimates for your broken system.

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My ps3's hard drive is corrupted HELP!!


sharbaby
 
If you are getting the corrupted drive message on your Playstation 3 this means you have corrupted data on your hard drive. The link below will help you fix the problem with the corrupted data. Note if you still have trouble then you will need to replace the hard drive as there is something wrong with it.

http://www.fixya.com/support/r4853494-fix_playstation_3_corrupted_hard_drive

Let me know if you have any more problems or question

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Hard Drive Corrupted?


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http://www.fixya.com/support/r4853494-fix_playstation_3_corrupted_hard_drive

Let me know if you have any more problems or questions

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