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My playstation 3 keeps restoring itself how do i fix it

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Now y it happen to me becuse your harddisk is corrupted and that u need a new harddisk

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Playstation 3 keeps saying system corrupt and must be restored but just keeps doing it


I do not know if it will fix your problem but it is a harmless option. There is a "Restore default settings" in "System Settings". So if any corruption has happen accidentally to the system settings then that option should just put them all back to how it was when brand new. It may remove any changes you or anyone else made which you would have to re do if you still want them. But at least you could do that on a working system. There is also immediatly below "Restore default settings" an option to "Restore PS3 System". I am not too sure about the second option as it says it Formats and restores. So that option may restore but you may lose your own stored files as it formats and usually formatting removes non system files. So the first option looks the best.

Oct 30, 2013 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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I have a Playstation 3. Starting tonight, everytime I put in NBA 2K11 the game will load to the main screen and ask me to press start. Everytime I press start me game freezes and I have to restart my...


Yes it will delete all your saved data.

You want to keep the data, so you need an external storage device (memory card, flash drive and so on). Copy the data on the device. If anything happens to the PS3, you still have your data on the device. When you restore the PS3, you can put back the data.

Keep us posted.

Jul 03, 2011 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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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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Each time i turn it on it reads.The hard disc file is currupted and will be restored it then tries to restore itself but then starts all over again


Hello this is a common problem with the sony Playstation 3.
Here is a simple solution to your problem. Go to settings, format hard disk. Then go to system settings, and choose the option full format. this will take a approximately 3-4 hours to complete. Any further questions please feel free to ask. Thanks for using fix ya.

Dec 07, 2010 | 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

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

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On my playstation 3 im trying to play socom u.s navy seals confrontation.I have to install it and it doesnt even say 1 it say error code 80710723. What does that mean and how can i fix it.


If you receive an eight digit 800 series error code, there may be a few solutions.

Update the System Software.

Visit Playstation 3 System Software Update to download and install the most recent version.

To check what version of the System Software is currently installed on your PLAYSTATION 3:

1. From the XMB home menu, go to (Settings) > (System Settings) > [System Information].

2. The system will display the System Software version number.


Power-Cycle all Network Equipment

Power-cycle means to turn the networking devices OFF (i.e., unplug it from the power source), and then to turn it back ON after a set period of time. This will allow the network devices to refresh its settings.

Please power-cycle ALL of your network equipment, including any wireless access points, routers, Voice Over IP (VOIP) modems, and broadband modems for two (2) full minutes. After 2 minutes, you can turn on (or plug in) your equipment.


Check Your Enviroment

  • Make sure to allow adequate ventilation to flow from the PLAYSTATION 3's vents (i.e., avoid obstructing the vents with long/shaggy carpet, inadequate airflow from cramped entertainment cabinet setups, etc.).

  • Make sure to keep the PLAYSTATION 3 away from excessive dust, smoke, steam, extreme temperatures, humidity, or direct sunlight.

  • See the PLAYSTATION 3 system Safety and Support manual for full details on Safety Precautions and Use and Handling (manual included with the PLAYSTATION 3 system and available for download from PLAYSTATION 3 Manuals)

Restore Default Settings

During certain troubleshooting situations, it may be necessary to restore all of the PLAYSTATION 3 system settings back to their original "default" configuration.

  1. From the XMB home menu, go to (Settings) > (System Settings) > [Restore Default Settings].

  2. Once you select [Restore Default Settings], you will see a list of settings that will be restored. Scroll through them and press the (X) button to restore the settings.

  3. After the operation is complete, you will see the initial setup screen that appeared the first time you turned on the PLAYSTATION 3.
    You will need to go through the initial setup screen before you can use the PLAYSTATION 3.
IMPORTANT
The Restore Default Settings feature will erase any previously saved settings and restore all of the following settings to the default:
  • BD/DVD Settings
  • Music Settings
  • Chat Settings
  • System Settings
  • Date and Time Settings
  • Accessory Settings
  • Display Settings
  • Sound Settings
  • Security Settings
  • Network Settings
  • Internet Browser Settings
Also, do not confuse "Restore Default Settings" with the "Restore PS3 System" option (the next option down on the menu). The "Restore PS3 System" will not only restore the default settings, but it will also delete all hard disk content (You will lose all saved content from your PS3 system's hard drive if you use "Restore PS3 System.

Hope this helps.

Jun 22, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Hard disk failure


replace the hard drive an problem fix

Jun 07, 2009 | Sony PlayStation® 3 (60 GB) Console

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Error


You need to Mail it into Customer Support.
Call Sony Customer Support and Ask to Mail Console.
Then you will get a box in the mail
Stick your PS3 with the Cables in the box, and mail it back.
Within a week, it will be mailed back out to you all fixed and ready to go.
Hope this Helped.

Jul 12, 2008 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Data Corruption


Just keep clicking "OK". I think it's restoring each of your save files one by one. I've had the same problem recently, but after a while it will just start up again with all your wonderful data restored to its former glory.

Jun 04, 2008 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Playstation 3


a patch is getting released tomorrow from sony to download and they told me it would fix all disc reading problems. hope this helps you

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