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Blank sreen with writing saying .cannot start cannot find correct hard drive,. game console is a ps3

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You can try first removing the hard drive for a few minutes that put it back in then check if you will still have the same error, you can also try to put a new hard drive and see if that one will work fine..

Hope that helps.........

Posted on Aug 07, 2008

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It seems that you got a harddisk problem on your PS3, try to remove the HDD and put it back again... but if the unit was under warranty its better not to touch anything on the parts..

let me know

Posted on Aug 07, 2008

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