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Re: Hard disc corrupted on my p3
If you are getting the corrupted drive message this means that you have corrupted data on the hard drive or there is something wrong with the drive its self. The link below will help you address the corrupted data.
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Has it asked you to reformat the hard disc? If you have tried that and it still doesn't work then you may need a new hard drive.
Don't worry, for $20-$50 (US) you should be able to fix it. Without knowing what happened before that it's hard to say. But my best guess is that the hard drive is internally damaged in some way. Just take off the small panel on the left side, remove the screw, use the little handle and gently pull to the right then out. It should be a Seagate SATA hard drive 20, 40, 60, or 80GB. Just buy a new one from your local store or online. Make sure that you mark the bad one before you get the new one near it so you don't get tem mixed up. Then remove the 4 little screws on the mountinng cage, switch hard drives, install back into PS3 and it will give you the format screen again. Click yes and it will format, turn off, back on, and you should be all set!!
If the PS3's built in repair will not fix the issue then you will need to pull the hard drive and format it on a computer. The link below will take you through the process. Note if you still have trouble then there is something wrong with the hard drive and you will need to replace it.
This is due to a hardware conflict.
The system drivers on the hard drive are for the old mother board and devices,You will have to reinstall OS while it is install on the new mother board,The computer cannot boot to a drive that is loaded to another system unless all the devices and drive are identical.
yes of course it will handle a 40gb hard drive..your P3 will handle a hard disk up to 60gb...coz i have a friend, his using a P3-700MHz,512mb, 64mb video card and barracuda 80gb hard disk=.)..to make it sure..bring your P3 to the computer shop so you can also know if your P3 is handle a 40-60gb hard drive..thanks..