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If you are getting a hard drive detection error message then one of 2 things have happened ether the master boot record on the hard drive got corrupted or the drive has gone bad. The link below will take you through formatting the drive with your computer. If this does not fix the problem 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 question

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