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PS3 My PS3 came up and said, "Hard Disk Drive Error, Do you wish to solve this problem, It will delete all data on hard disk drive!!!! please help

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    cannot start hard disk error

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Ur hdd is corrupted and to play or use ps3 further you can send to sony to fix for warranty or buy another hdd of any size.

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My son has been playing on gran turismo 5 and suddenly the ps3 is saying there is not enough space on the hard drive. Despite deleting data it is still saying the same thing. Error message is...


The message should tell you exactly how much free space you need to free up on your hard drive. GT5 takes up an atrocious amount of hard disk space, and it just gets worse with each new patch. How much hard disk space do you currently have free?

Sep 25, 2011 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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PS3's connected by either AV or HDMI port, and the error appear: "cannot start correct hard disk not found"


Hi logan86,

Do you have an Hard Disk inside your PS3? if you do then try reformatting your hardrive again to a FAT32 format. To do so, when your ps3 console is turned off remove the hard-drive and connect it to a PC. Then use this software: http://www.ridgecrop.demon.co.uk/index.htm?guiformat.htm to format it to a FAT32 format and after that connect it back into the PS3.

Warning: This will result in the loss of all data on your hard-drive but it's the only chance of using that hard-drive again.

Hope this helped!

-Luchen

Mar 08, 2011 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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When i turn on my ps3 its telling me that the hard disk is corupt, how do i solve this?


fiona_elleme

If you are getting a corrupted hard disk messsage on your PS3 this means that you have some bad data on the hard drive or the drive is bad. The link below will help you address this issue. If you still have trouble then you will need to replace the hard drive.

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

Let me know if you have any more problems or questions

Issken
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Nov 08, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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My PS3 display's the following message when i turn it on..."The hard disk's database will be rebuilt" - When i click 'ok' it displays "Rebuilding the database, do not turn off the system." - Immediately...


s_kounou

If the hard drive is hanging on the format the drive table may have just gottten corrupted. This can happen with a computer but the operating system can fix this usually. The link below will take you through connecting the hard drive to your computer and using it to format the drive. If the computer hangs on the format and/or you still have trouble with the drive then there is something wrong with the drive and you will have to replace it.

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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Jun 30, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Ps3 hard disk file is corrupted


This problem always happen when you switch off your console while it is saving data or reading data from the HDD, so your HDD file system damaged, in order to solve this problem you need an external SATA 2.5 hard disk case, extract your PS3 hard drive and insert it in the SATA 2.5 case, plug your hard dist to a computer, you will find that the whale hard disk is unallocated, so format it with FAT32 or NTFS using your computer, after that return your hard disk to your PS3 console, now, your PS3 console will recognize it, and it will ask you to format it, say YES!!... congratulation your PS3 console is working now

BUT REMEMBER THAT YOU WILL LOSE ALL YOUR DATA IN THE HARD DISK INCLUDING YOUR SAVES, IMAGES, MOVIES AND ALL YOUR STUFF

Mar 27, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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I get message sayn hard drive is corrupt


Try entering Recovery Mode.
Then choose "Restore File System".
If that doesn't work, re-enter Recovery Mode and choose "Rebuild Database".
If that doesn't work, you may have to re-enter Recovery Mode and choose "Restore PS3 System". This will delete all of your data, but it may solve the problem.
If all else fails, replace your hard disk drive.

Mar 20, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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The following message is displayed: "System hard disk file system is corrupted." What does this mean.


It means that your hard disk drive needs to be reformatted. You get this error when the system shut off while data is being saved on the hard disk drive.

Nov 27, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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When we start the system we get message "This hard disk file system is corrupted and will be restored". If we hit O.K. it start to restore but nothing happens after that.


This problem always happen when you switch off your console while it is saving data or reading data from the HDD, so your HDD file system damaged, in order to solve this problem you need an external SATA 2.5 hard disk case, extract your PS3 hard drive and insert it in the SATA 2.5 case, plug your hard disk to a computer, you will find that the whale hard disk is unallocated, so format it with FAT32 or NTFS using your computer, after that return your hard disk to your PS3 console, now, your PS3 console will recognize it, and it will ask you to format it, say YES!!... congratulation your PS3 console is working now

BUT REMEMBER THAT YOU WILL LOSE ALL YOUR DATA IN THE HARD DISK INCLUDING YOUR SAVES, IMAGES, MOVIES AND ALL YOUR STUFF


If the above solution does not work you would have to buy a new HDD for your PS3

Nov 19, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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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.

Sep 22, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Ps3 error hard disk corrupted how do i solve


u have to beleve me on this one it works
1)u wont like this delete your hard drive
2)remove hard drive from PS3
3)put hard drive in freezer for 30 mins
4)it will work unless theres a more severe problem
5)do not do this unless warenty is expiered then lust use warenty to get a new one

Sep 12, 2008 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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