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Re: My ps3 is sayin corrupt data when i restore it the...
The reason that is happening is because the hard drive has bad sectors on it and is going bad. Best thing to do is to buy a new SATA hard drive to put into the system and then do a quick format on it and that will fix the problem.
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If the Data is corrupted, then push and hold the PS3 power button down until you hear it beep twice. This will boot it up into Restore Mode.
From Restore Mode, you will want to Restore PS3 System. Unfortunately, this will reformat the system causing you to lose any of your saved data. However, it will restore the system back to a working condition again.
My suggestion is that next time you attempt to jailbreak your PS3, back up the hard drive first. This way if something goes wrong you won't lose your saves or achievements. :)
Sounds like you have corrupt data somewhere when you changed your id. The sky player is still new to PS3 and I still see complaints of problems its about 50-50. The only thing I can say to do is a system restore. NOTE: A system restore will delete your saved game data. I recommend backing up your machine onto a usb flash drive.
Be sure to folleow these instructions to the letter, you could damage your PS3 if you choose the wrong option! I do not take any responsibility! Please proceed at your own risk! If you read and follow the instructions exactly you should not loose any data! Feel free to ask questions if you are confused so you don’t make a mistake!! Sorry, I had to say it, I don’t want anyone mad at me if they make a mistake, don’t back up their data and erase it, and then blame me…
The current version of the ps3 firmware has a “recovery console”. You access it by
1. Start with having the system in standby (redlight is on)
2. Hold the power button down; the system will turn on and turn off once again.
3. Press and hold the power button again and keep holding, it will beep as it turns on and then it will double beep. When you hear the double beeps immediately take your finger off the power button (if your system turns off before you get a double beep just try again and hold the button, it should double beep the 2nd time you try)
4. You will be prompted to plug in your controller via USB and then hit the PS button
You will now have a screen with these options
1. Restart System: Restarts the PLAYSTATION®3 System. 2. Restore Default Settings: Reset all system settings back to default. CHOOSE THIS ONE 3.Restore File System: Checks for corrupt/missing system files. 4. Rebuild Database: Rebuilds the OS for the PLAYSTATION®3. 5. Restore PS3 System: Fresh restore; Deletes everything and starts from Scratch. 6. System Update: Update the PLAYSTATION®3 System
IT IS VERY IMPORTANT THAT YOU DO NOT CHOOSE THE WRONG OPTION HERE OR YOU WILL LOSE ALL YOUR DATA. The one that fixed my blu-ray drive isoption 3: RESTORE FILE SYSTEM
I REPEAT CHOOSE RESTORE FILE SYSTEM
After this, it is going to restart and bring up a screen reading something like “you have Corrupted System Data. Your PS will now replace this data” Then you choose continue and that should be it.
This option reinstalls the system files and drivers inside the PS3 with the original ones that are stored on your hard drive. In this case, it replaced a corrupted driver for the blu ray drive thus fixing my issue and hopefully yours!! This option will only replace all system files thus saving you from loosing any data that’s stored on your hard drive. Again this option does nothing to your hard drive it reads a file from the drive and rewrites it to the PS3 system.
Here is a video of the recovery screen. www.youtube.com/watch?v=m0SPmkV-jco If you want a more technical understanding of what this is really doing continue reading. DO NOT NEED TO READ THIS TO COMPLETE REPAIR. The PS3 does not boot from your hard drive as a computer does. It has a flash memory like a cell phone that stores all system files and system firmware updates that you get when the PS3 updates. This is why reformatting your hard drive will not fix your problem, none of the system files are stored on your hard drive (ex. XMB, system firmware, etc.) nor do they run from the drive. However, your hard drive does contain a full backup of your SYSTEM files and thus when you choose option 3: RESTORE FILE SYSTEM it rewrites the original system files from your drive (which aren’t corrupted) back to the flash memory, which is corrupt, thus solving the problem.
1. Plug in the USB drive that contains the data. 2. On the XMB go to Settings then System Settings 3. Go to Back Up Utility like before but 4. Choose Restore rather than Back Up 5. The PS3 does the rest
You can have the PS3 delete the data file from the USB drive by choosing Delete Backup Data.
If you are getting the corrupted drive message and the built in PS3 options are not fixing the drive then you will have to pull the drive and format it externally with a computer. The link below will help you do this.
Just keep clicking "OK". I think it's restoring each of your save files one by one. I've had the same problem recently, but after a while it will just start up again with all your wonderful data restored to its former glory.
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