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My playstation 3 is saying on the screen when i switch it on (THE HARD DISK'S FILE IS CORRUPTED AND WILL BE RESTORED)and then when i try to restore it it seems to look like it is restoring but after it loads the restore bar it reset's and says the same again please HELP!!!. many thanks mr swallow

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Your hard drive is / has crashed.

You'll need to swap it out with a new one.

Here's a guide.

ANY 500gb SATA 2.5 drive will work. Best Buy is selling a 320gb Western Digital right now for $49.99

Hope this info helps ;)

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Ps3 says hard file disk corrupted and has to be restored but it just keeps doing this and has restored like 15 times and has not fixed itself. what can i do


1. Restore File System

Enter Safe Mode and select "Restore File System". "Restore File System" will attempt to repair damaged files on the hard drive. If this does not work, try the next step.


2. Rebuild Database

Enter Safe Mode and select "Rebuild Data Base". "Rebuild Data Base" will erase messages, playlists, changes made on [Information] screens, trimming information for pictures in [Photo], video thumbnails, video playback history and video resume information. Then attempt to rebuild the PlayStation 3 database. The content that is erased will not be recoverable. If this doesn't work, try the next step.


3. Restore PS3 System

Please note this will erase all content on the hard drive and will not be recoverable.

Enter Safe Mode and select "Restore PS3 System". "Restore PS3 System" will restore the default settings and will format the hard drive. If this doesn't work, try the next step.


4. Re-seat the hard drive

If you have replaced the hard drive in the PlayStation 3, make sure it was installed properly. If the hard drive is not seated correctly, it may cause problems.


5. Try another hard drive (if possible)

There may be an issue with the hard drive that is installed. Try replacing the hard drive with another one.




Feb 10, 2011 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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On screen - the hard disk file system is corrupted and will be restored playstation 3


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If you are getting the corrupted drive message this means that you have corrupted data on the hard drive or there is something wrong with the hard drive. If you have tried the built in repair options and they do not work then you will need to format the hard drive with an externally with a computer. The link below will help you do this.

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

Let me know if you have any more problems or questions.

Issken
http://www.fixya.com/users/issken

Jan 15, 2011 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Playstation 3 (PS3) Console: Playstation 3 is saying that the hard disk file sy...


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If you are getting the corrupted hard drive message the link below will help you address this.

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

Let me know if you have any more problems or queestions

Issken
http://www.fixya.com/users/issken

May 17, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Hard disk file system corrupt


Bad sector or MBR on Hard drive needs replacing

Mar 21, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Hard Disk Corrupted


you need to send the ps3 to sony so they can reset the hard drive and format the system

Dec 11, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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PS3 stuck on screen saying hard disk corrupted


Hi

Please refer to this link for ways to troubleshoot the hard drive and sometimes if you are lucky you can recover the problem - however if these solutions fail the unit will have to be sent in for repair I am afraid.

Check out this link
http://playstation.custhelp.com/cgi-bin/playstation.cfg/php/enduser/std_adp.php?p_faqid=441&p_sid=LcojCxNj

Thanks for using FixYa.

Nov 21, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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He hard disk's file sys is corrupted and wil not restore!


Instead of doing the restore first, do the full format matey, then go through restore

Feb 17, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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My PS3's hard disk file system is corrupted


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 :(

Jan 07, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Playsation 3 stuck on screen


the hd is dead and need to be replaced, not a really hard task to do, you can even check youtube for videos showing how to do it.

replaced my 60gb for a 120gb drive

Nov 25, 2007 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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