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    Long story short: PS3 broken. :mad:

    I have had a corrupted hard disk before, but a system restore has usually rectified that issue. However, recently, games have been freezing and I receive the alert upon start up, "hard disk is corrupted." Now, even after system restores and other reformats, the problem persists.

    I know that this is a result, probably, of turning the PS3 off by the switch at the back and not selecting the appropriate log off option, but is there any way to fix this without buying a new PS3?

    Or am I truly screwed? :mad:
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    Damn, I feel for you

    I had something similar happening to me 1 year ago, but I called sony and they swapped my ps3 for a new one.
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    Could you not just replace the hard drive?
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    (Original post by dhr90)
    Could you not just replace the hard drive?
    No idea how to And I think I remember reading that swapping the hard drive doesn't always work...but it might.
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    (Original post by INTJ)
    No idea how to And I think I remember reading that swapping the hard drive doesn't always work...but it might.
    I believe swapping any HDD will mean you have to format it, and lose all the data on there.
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    Youtube it i had an similar problem
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    Get an xbox 360?

    Seriously though just buy a new HDD, they're cheap enough now (:
    My brother bought a new HDD for his and i'm 90% sure the PS3 installed the software onto it after he had changed it.
    GOOGLE.
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    There's a good chance the hard drive is knackered. No harm in trying a replacement.
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    (Original post by Zakky)
    I believe swapping any HDD will mean you have to format it, and lose all the data on there.
    I've accepted that I would have to lose all my Demon's Souls progress, but the formatting still hasn't worked. Perhaps I'll just need a new PS3 Doesn't even seem worth getting one.
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    (Original post by INTJ)
    Long story short: PS3 broken. :mad:

    I have had a corrupted hard disk before, but a system restore has usually rectified that issue. However, recently, games have been freezing and I receive the alert upon start up, "hard disk is corrupted." Now, even after system restores and other reformats, the problem persists.

    I know that this is a result, probably, of turning the PS3 off by the switch at the back and not selecting the appropriate log off option, but is there any way to fix this without buying a new PS3?

    Or am I truly screwed? :mad:
    Ah damn this is a genuine tragedy.

    Lets protest.
 
 
 
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