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My ps3 is telling me that the hard drive is corrupted and it will restore. when i press ok it loads up, restarts and tells me the same thing.

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If that's the case there is a good possibility that your PS3's hard drive is developing bad sectors. You can take it out and test it on a PC given that you have a good hard drive test utility such as Tufftest and that you have a SATA capable system not to mention feeling comfortable performing the tasks. Also you can try to replace the hard drive with a new one, it uses standard 2.5 inch SATA laptop hard drive.

Here's a quick guide to replace an existing hard drive.

http://asia.cnet.com/digitalliving/tips/0,3800004921,62032875,00.htm

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Ok tried to do hard reset.....now it doesn't want


need a little more info ie: what have you tried ?

Restart your computer
During the boot process you will see on the screen to press a certain key to enter setup

Press and hold that key during the boot up process to enter BIOS using the arrow keys load failsafe defaults or load optimized defaults press escape then press f10 to save to cmos to restart if this fails to fix the problem

During the boot process tap the f8 button three times this will boot into safe mode where the only things working will be your mouse and keyboard enabling you to attempt to repair your computer

you could select the option start at last known configuration that worked this will tell what file has been corrupted or missing you might be able to work your way through problem if you are unable to find a solution

restart back into safe mode you might need to select your operating system to load into safe mode

click start control panel administration tools computer management in the left panel events + to expand then system you will see all errors in right panel right click select properties this will tell you what has occurred and the time it occurred

you might use the system restore to restore your system to an earlier time
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hope this helps you

Oct 29, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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When you turn on playstation 3 it says the hard disks file system is corrupted and will be restored,and when i press ok it starts loading to restore but dose not restore.


mickdesmond7

Unfortunately this means that the data on the drive is corrupted or the drive its self is bad. The link below tell you how to fix the issue.

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

Aug 28, 2011 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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When I turn my PS3 on, it says hard disk file system is corrupted and will be restored, I press OK, it gets all the way to 100%, then it restarts and tells me the same thing. What do I do?


Your HARD DRIVE (aka: Hard Disk), located on the left side of the unit, has crashed. You will need to replace the HD.

When you replace your hard drive, you will need to have the latest firmware on a

usb stick. Download the firmware from the playstation official website onto a usb

stick. Once prompted by your system you will need to insert the usb stick into the

PS3. Good luck..



You will need 2.5" Sata Hard Drive.

Jan 24, 2011 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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What do i do when it says hard disc system is corrupted on my ps3


Ok try to follow these steps in order to restore your hard disks structure again.

Step 1. Turn the PS3 off into standby mode (red light on)

Step 2. Press and hold the power button. It will beep as soon as you press it, then beep again 5 seconds later and then beep once more and turn off. When the console turns off, release the power button.

Step 3. Press and hold the power button again. It will beep when you first press it, then beep 5 seconds later, then there will be 2 quick beeps together. When you hear these 2 quick beeps release the power button.

Step 4. The PS3 will start up asking you to connect a PS3 connector via USB and press the PS button. Do this and then go onto the next step.

Step 5. A menu will then load. Choose option 3 "Restore File System". The PS3 will restart and may report that your hard drive is corrupt, ignore this and click on "OK" to continue. Let the PS3 do its thing and hopefully when it restarts all will be well again.

If this procedure does not work, follow steps 1-4 again but on step 5 choose option 4. If this does not work try again but with option 5.

If none of these procedures work then I am afraid it looks like your hard drive may have become faulty. This will mean you will have to purchase a new one.

I hope this helps and thank you for using FixYa

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

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My ps3 has stopped working! It says: "Cannot start. Correct hard disk not found." Please, please, please can you help??? Many thanks, Mark & Michelle


Ouch, Bad news Mark and Michelle. This is a fatal error on the hard drive. Basically, the hard drive needs to be replaced :( Sorry

Aug 12, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Asks me to When I run my recovery disk that Acer sent me this is what occurs, System disk runs and loads fine I F12 as instructed by Acer and then wait Asks what language I want instruction in I choose...


Either you DVD is corrupt, OR the DVD reader is not working correctly. It seems the reason the restore failed, is that it "Thinks" the Hard Drive is corrupt, too corrupt to replace the OS on...
The only thing to try now, is to get a Windows install DVD, put DVD in drive and boot from the DVD, then try to install with that, when you get to installing and it asks if you want to Format, do so, format Full NTFS. Then try to proceed to installing. If this too fails then you will need to replace your hard Drive, quite a simple matter.

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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

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My ps3 tells me the hard disk is corrupted


Sounds like you might need a new hard drive. You could try to disconnect it and reconnecting it, but usually it does not fix the problem. just remember you need a 2.5 sata hard drive (might be a good thing, if you ever wanted more hard drive space).




Dec 13, 2008 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Hard Drive Corrupted?


pkennedy624

If you are getting the corrupted drive message and the built in PS3 options are fixing the drive then you will have to pull the drive and format it 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

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