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Hi there,

If you are able to access the PS3 XMB, then you likely need to reformat it. I would suggest you backup your PS3 if possible before doing this, as reformatting it will cause you to lose all saved states.
http://www.ehow.com/how_6925351_back-data-before-reformatting-hdd.html
Then you need to reformat it. You can do this by going into the system settings and selecting Format Utility.
This should hopefully fix your PS3 problem. Hope this helps.

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hey ash,

ps3 Hard drive needs to be manually reformatted and checked for bad sectors.

as what youve said, you already formatted it and yet it still says there is a corrupt system file.

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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

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If you are gettting the corrupted drive message this means that you have corrupted data on your hard drive. The link below will help you address this. If you still have trouble then most likely you will need to replace the hard drive.

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

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If you are getting the corrupted hard drive message this means that you have corrupted data on your hard drive. The link below will help you address this.

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

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If you are getting the corrupted drive message on your Playstation 3 this means you have corrupted data on your hard drive. The link below will help you fix the problem with the corrupted data. Note if you still have trouble then you will need to replace the hard drive as there is something wrong with it.

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

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If your ps3 is still under warranty, call Sony and they will have to fix it.

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