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My ps3 won't restore

My ps3 wont restore!!After the message hard disk file system is corrupted start restore comes up I start the restore and back to the same message.Please help me cant play games,Blu Ray,music or anything!

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    mental_boy Jan 19, 2013

    Mine is doing the same, Ill do the hdd menue restore or reboot ect, It will say preparing please wait... Then nothing

  • shakir Mar 28, 2013

    The only way to fix it is probaly to hold the ps3 button down (HAS TO BE OFF) then keep holding it until it turns off again then let go and then hold it again until you here to fast beeps let go then a menu will pop up showing a 1-5 options to fix it but you will lose your data.

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Ok so with mine I turn it on and it says something along the lines of the file system is corrupted. Restore now and it restores and restarts but it asks me to do it again and again etc. so mine is screwed I am going to have to send it in how you figure out if you need to send yours in is hold down the ps3 power button (MUST BE OFF FIRST) it will turn on just keep holding it until it turns off then do it again but this time while you’re holding it you’ll hear a beep and then 2 beeps after you hear the 2 beeps let go you’ll go into this thing called safe mode ok from here you’re going to press restore file system I think its option 3 it will say "preparing" ok now if it ends up taking more than an hour and it still says preparing unplug your ps3 and go back into safe mode and your
unfortunately going to have to press restore this will remove everything you have on the ps3(Saves, movies, music, etc.) now after you pick that option wait about 4 hours if it still says preparing then I hope you have the warranty cause you’re going to need a entirely new ps3 I have heard of there being a way to restore it with a cd but you will need to do some searching and talk to an expert in that stuff I wish you good luck

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    Ok so with mine i turn it on and it says blah blah is corrupted restore now and it restores and restarts but it asks me to do it again and again etc. so mine is screwed i am going to have to send it in how you figure out if you need to send yours in is hold down the ps3 power button (MUST BE OFF FIRST) it will turn on just keep holding it until it turns off then do it again but this time while your holding it youll hear a beep and then 2 beeps after you hear the 2 beeps let go youll go into this thing called safemode ok from here your going to press restore file system i think its option 3 it will say "preparing" ok now if it ends up taking more then an hour and it still says preaparing unplug your ps3 and go back into safemode and your unfortinutley going to have to press restore this will remove everything you have on the ps3(Saves, movies, music, etc.) now after you pickthat option wait about 4 hours if it still says preparing then i hope you have the warrinty cause your going to need a entirley new ps3 i have heard of there being a way to restore it with a cd but you will need to do some searching and talk to a expert in that stuff i wish you good luck

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I am having the same problem also this will keep happening to, all you could do is to call sony so you can send it to them and they will send you a new one in about a week,there is another way to fix it but very complicated i suggest sending it in

Posted on May 10, 2008

  • NiiCKNaaME Feb 13, 2011

    or you can simply just keep hitting restore...i did it and it worked for me

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You can fix it but you will lose what you had on the ps3's harddrive , take the hd out , you have to have sata connections on your computer you hook the ps3's hd to your motherboard ,unplug your hd and put a windows disk in get to the partion part and partion your ps3's hd , then unhook it and plug it back into your ps3 turn it on it should ask you to format say yes and it should work again

Posted on Nov 11, 2008

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This happened to my husbands PS3 also. He put it into another PS3 and reformatted it and then when he got home and put it back into his it asked him to reformat again and this did the trick. It's been working ever since. He called Sony and they wanted him to send back his hard drive and they would either fix or send him a "new" refurbished one for $150. I don't think so!!

Posted on May 25, 2008

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There is an alternate way to restore your HDD. Turn off your system and when u see the red light, hold the power button in front until you hear a total of 4 beeps (1 alone, 1 alone, 2 together). It usually works on second try. it should show a screen and say hook up controller with a usb cord. Then it should show i think 6 options. Choose the restore option. it should work.

Hope it works and wish you all the best!
P.S.- I just got the 80010514 error on my ps3 and my ps3 games dont work anymore :(

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This is happening because your console is not recognizing the HDD (hard drive) for what ever reason. The corrupted files are about to do damage to your console, and a PS3 will not turn on if it thinks further damage will occur. Here are two things you can do;
1. Try accessing the HDD reset menu. Here's how you do this: With a solid red light showing, hold down both the power & eject buttons. You're going to hear a single beep, then a double beep. Once you hear the double beep, release both buttons. You'll get a message on your TV saying "connect your controller using USB". Following all the instructions will lead you to a 6 item menu. You are going to choose number 3. If that option doesn't work, pick number 6. BE WARNED!!! Number 6 will delete ALL of your saved memory! I know that really sucks, but this may be the only way to save your console short of repair. You can "back-up" your saved data using a "USB storage device" Like a memory stick or even your iPod.
If none of this works, or the console just won't let you do the "double button" thing, it'll need to be repaired. You can contact PSR repairs at www.psr1.com. They are really great! They do both warranty & non-warranty repair work for a very decent price. I hope I helped. Good luck, Indra!

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