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I have a PS3 slim I purchased in November 2010. I have never had a problem with it until last night when I received the message "Cannot start. The correct hard disk was not found." Any help with this? I've searched everywhere on the internet and all I have found was how to fix the old PS3's. Thanks.

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You have to take hard drive out and format it. you will lose all your saves, but it will start working again.

Posted on Mar 22, 2011

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  • trodri7 Mar 22, 2011

    OK I took the hard drive out. Exactly what do you mean by formatting it? I don't mind losing all the stuff I had saved, I just really want my PS3 to work again.

  • Mando Mojica
    Mando Mojica Mar 22, 2011

    if you know somebody that has a slim also, put it in there ps3 and format.

  • trodri7 Mar 22, 2011

    OK. I have several friends who have one. So, just insert my Hard Disk Drive and how do you format it? Sorry for asking so many questions. I'm just not familiar with all this stuff.

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    Mando Mojica Mar 22, 2011

    go to hard disk options will say format. on main screen will confirm and warn that you will lose all info.



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