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PS3 saying disc corrupted, restore

So It restarts itself and still says the same thing all the time

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  • fLiPsKiLLs Apr 30, 2008

    i've had the same exact problem...after waiting to play the long awaited gta4 it finally arrived last night and i was going through and playing it just fine until i died and then the ps3 was loading for about 7-10 minutes...that is when i decided to try and reset the system by holding down the power button for 10 seconds as the psONE button on the sixasis controller was not responding.

    when it reloaded the message on screen read "disc corrupted" and notified me that i must reformat my ps3. So i clicked the option to reformat and after 2 minutes of reformating it would not play/load any more games, cds dvds. Even if i turn on and off the system settings to allow auto loading. Please help as i am trying to contact sony on the phone as i am typing!!!!



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thank you for your comment. I have a few questions...the ps3 i own is definitely within its warranty as it was bought in november 2007 and i still have the receipt with me. The thing is i bought it in the u.s. and now i brought it with me to the u.k. as i am now living here. Does that void the warranty at all? Also if i was to send the whole unit out, does sony pay for the shipment of the unit? I think if i was to go with the hard drive route they would send a prepaid package for me to put the one in my current ps3 in right??? thank you if you could just clear that up i'd appreciate it....

Posted on Apr 30, 2008


You must either replace your hard drive or send it back to sony. If sending your unit back to sony, make sure your warranty is within the proper date and you must have your reciept. I believe if you go the hard drive route you can replace it for under 100 dollars and you will have a lot more memory.

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