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Ps3 problems Haven't had my ps3 for even a year yet.so can I restore harddrive to original or would I have to buy a harddrive ? I have no warranty.and what would something like that cost?

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The hard drive? less than $100. you would have to open your ps3 up and take out the original. then you have to get the new one and put it in place of the original. the ps3 *may* format the drive for you, but you might have to plug the new drive into a computer and format it. probably fat32, but it may be a specialized format. search around on google for details. the hard drive you can pick up off the internet from tiger direct or you can take a look for one at the source or circuit city.

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Diskboot failure insert system disk


What was the problem in the first place? Why are you trying to restore the computer?

Or reading wrong; do you mean the computer will not start? Boot?

Primer:
Disk Boot. -> The bootstrap files on the harddrive.
Bootstrap <- Make it easier to understand?

The basic Windows files.

Can't access restoration on the harddrive with F11? Quite common.
I mean, how crazy is that? Let's put the restoration files, (Basic Windows files), on the harddrive? So if the harddrive goes bad?????

Suggest you use the Restoration Disk.

{Pre-built computer manufacturers were packing the Restoration Disk/s with the computer. As time went by the manufacturers saw the users were not using the disk/s, or loosing them.

Didn't want to use, because of fearing computer damage if they error, or didn't even want to try.

Okay. Put the restoration files on the harddrive, then.
Have the new owner make a BACKUP, when the owner turns the computer on for the first time.
Save a few cents without providing the disk for each computer.
(Take a few cents times 50,000 computers, or more)

Hardly anyone makes a backup disk, when the computer is turned on for the first time. If the harddrive goes bad you cannot access the restoration files.

Computer manufacturers have gone back to packing the restoration disk, with the computer }

What?
Don't have the Restoration Disk? (I won't say anything about not making a backup disk. Could be failure time with it, also)

Go to the back of the computer tower, or up on the side. Write down the Serial Number. It's in the white Service Tag. S/N = Serial Number
(NO, do not post it on the internet. Only to an authorized HP representative)

Call HP Support.
In the USA call 1-800-474-6836
24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
The Restoration Disk is free. The shipping and handling is not.
$17 for a 5 to 7 day ship. $24 for a 2 to 3 day ship.

For other countries use HP Worldwide Support,

http://welcome.hp.com/country/w1/en/support.html

Do I think the Restoration Disk will repair the problem?
Dunno. Don't know what the original problem was. You haven't stated it yet.

Post back in a Comment.
Regards,
joecoolvette

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Well my ps3 is saying that my hard disk files has been corrupted and restored and when i try to restor it it restors and restarts and does it agian


The harddrive in your ps3 has died. You need to purchase a new one, the ps3 takes a simple Laptop 2.5inch harddrive. These can be purchased for around $35 for an 80gb harddrive.

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You're suffering the infamous Yellow light of death. supposedly (from what I've heard) the heating compound inside the system that protects it's innards from the massive amount of heat the system generates breaks down over the years of use.

You can try and fix it yourself, there are plenty of tutorials for that on the internet but most people end up destroying their system and Sony wont even touch it after you've broken the seals even if you pay them.

At this point you're going to need to get your system replaced. it's about $160 USD and you get a new (refurbished to new condition) system with a 1 year warranty. Hopefully you've backed up your content to an external drive. if you upgraded to a new internal harddrive, remove it and replace it with the original drive. When you get the box in the mail from them with all the paper work make sure to let them know on the sheet that a game is stuck inthe system. Also when you get your replacement system you'll need to make sure to call sony and get the original system removed from your account because it will take away from your 5 download slots since you couldnt deactivate it yourself with this problem.

Sorry about your issue and good luck.

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you are going to have to go to System Settings and Restore PS3, this will delete everything but it will start you out fresh and brand new like when you boght your ps3.

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You can restore your PS3's harddrive by loading your console into Safe Mode.

Choose option 5 'Restore PS3 System' to restore all default settings and reformat the harddrive.

I hope that helps.
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Sony PS3 Safe Mode

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This error has been dubed as the Virus error by PS3 users. The hard drive needs to be completely wiped. You can do this by doing the full system restore. (Yea, the one that takes 10 hours) One or more of your files may be corrupted with a very small but lethal file that affects the PS3 but may not affect your PC. If all else fails, try a different hard drive. I hope this helps you. Good luck and happy gaming!!

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You can back up ANYTHING you wish to keep via the backup utility what I'm about to tell you to do will essentially erase your harddrive. After backing up any data you wish to keep, restore your PS3 system and to a FULL ( not quick ) format of your harddrive ( this will probably take a couple of hours ). After that, if it still doesn't work call SONY.

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

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