The error reads "The hard disks' file system is corrupted and will be restored." Then I click "OK" and it begins restoration, but when it's finished it restarts the system and gives me the same message....over and over. What do I do?
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Re: Playstation 3 hard drive problem
Hi mate, your hd is broke, you could phone sony if its under warranty and they should replace it, or you can upgrade your hd to a 250 gb one, its very simple to do and the price of the unit is about 40 pound or about 80 dollars. Seagate is the best make to use, just google it.
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If you are getting the corrupted hard drive message and the Playstation 3's repair does not repair the drive then you may need to format the drive with a computer. The link below will help you do this. Note if you still have trouble with the drive then you may need to replace the drive as it is having hardware problems.
Ok, it appears that your hard drive in your PS3 is corrupt and needs to be reformatted. You can get an external hard drive enclosure and do it yourself. You would have to take the hard drive out of your PS3 and put it in the external hard drive enclosure and plug that into a computer with the supplied USB cable and format it. From what I'm reading out there, the external hard drive enclosure has to be for SATA 2.5" hard drive. You could probably replace the hard drive with a larger one just as easy if you wanted to. If you don't feel comfortable with any of this, then its probably repair shop time. I hope this helps.moreover,,Use your recovery disc to reinstall your operating system. This should clean up your hard drive and restore any missing or corrupt files.