Question about Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console
My ps3 hard drive is corrupted how do I fix it
Formate your hard and recover those again by using a recovery software :P
Posted on Sep 08, 2008
All you need is a friend with a ps3!! Swap the hdd's and boot up your friends ps3, format the hdd, put it back in your ps3 and you may need to format it again.
Posted on Aug 10, 2008
You should try formating your hard disk. And if you still get the same message and you dont have warranty you should change the hard drive. But maybe is because you didnt update the firmware but maybe is not that.
Posted on Mar 10, 2008
SOURCE: my ps3 hard drive is
I see that you are getting the message saying hard disk is corrupted. The cause of the issue might be due to various reasons. to isolate and resolve the issue, I recommend you to perform the steps given in the below link:
If your not able to resolve the issue by your self
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Posted on Apr 12, 2008
SOURCE: ps3 hard drive corrupted??
Had the same problem. I removed my HDD and reformatted it with my PC
using a SATA 2.5 USB hard disk caddy (you can get one at Best Buy). Had to do it 's twice but it worked so far.
Posted on Aug 08, 2008
there are bad sectors on the hard drive which is why it keeps restoring cause it can never read all the info properly.
My suggestion would be to get a new 80 gig hard drive, put it in there, reformat it and youll have a great working system.
Posted on Jun 28, 2009
NO, there is NOTHING you can do. The drive is encrypted by the PS3.
The ONLY thing you can do is replace the hard drive with a new drive and keep the old drive somewhere safe until the PS3 is hacked.
Posted on Nov 20, 2009
SOURCE: On our PS3 corrupt data message
Replace the hard drive as the data may be in a bad sector. I would suggest you use the sony method of carrying this out and not doing it yourself as it can viod the warranty or if you want to just purchase another hard drive.
the data is in a bad area of the disk and thus cannot be recovered. Now you can try something cleaver by take out the hard drive and run spinright on it you can get spin right at www.grc.com now i know for a fact spin right does repair corupted data by moving it out of the bad sector.
Replace the disc itself these people at www.videogamerepair.com witch I found in our directory does save this kinda stuff.
So your pretty much have two choices here.
Thanks and I do hope this was Very Helpful to you!
Posted on Dec 15, 2009
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