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Hard disk file system is corrupted

Games states hard disk file system is corrupted, system attemps to restore but goes back to the same message, please help

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  • Anonymous Dec 04, 2008

    i unplugged my ps3 and i tried to plug it in and start it up and it says the system hard disk is corrupted and it wont let system restore

  • Anonymous Feb 20, 2009

    i have the same problem - keep getting the message "The hard disk's file system is corrupted and will be restored" when i select for restoring to begin it restores itself and comes back with the same message.



    Somebody said to turn it on and off at the mains about 6 times leaving braks in between and that should work but i keep getting the same message!



    my warranty has ended and i dont want to pay a fortune to get it fixed.



    i will try unplugging it for 24 hours

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You might want to invest in an external USB hard drive for the PS3. They sell for around $100.00, I've seen them at Best Buy. Try this, unplug all the cords from the PS3 for 24 hours. This same thing happened to me recently, because my 6 year old son thought he could just turn it off using the switch in back instead of logging off, and shutting down the unit the correct way. After I hooked the unit back up the message disappeared, however backing up your hard drive is the ideal thing to do. I hope this advice helps.

Posted on Aug 25, 2008

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