Question about Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console
My guess is you're in the start-up loop, where every time you start your PS3 you get a message about a corrupted hard disk with only the option to restart. Restarting just brings you back to that message, however.
You could attempt to boot up the PS3 in safe mode and restore the file system (should delete any corrupted data). Describing how to start up your PS3 in safe mode would just be confusing, so instead here's a link to the official page on the PS3 Safe Mode feature.
Follow the instructions, and then I'd say try options 3 (Restore File System). If that doesn't work, try 4 or 5 (Rebuild Database or Restore PS3 System).
If all else fails, you could just replace the hard drive. The PS3 uses standard 2.5inch SATA laptop/notebook hard drives (5400 or 7200 RPM). They can be found online at any computer parts website; for example, Tigerdirect.
Hope it all works out!
Posted on Mar 22, 2011
First of all if it has that yellow light that comes up it means it has had a hardware malfunction so in order to fix that there are many videos on youtube that require thermal oil buy in order to do that you will have to break the warrenty seal on the ps3 which voids any warrenty and your stuck with it soo you dont have many options here. Sorry
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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