Video Game Console Repair Questions? Ask a Technician ASAP
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lets perform a hard reset-
Power Off the PS3 via the power switch in back .
After that hold Power Button on the front until you hear 3 beeps.
Then go through the initial setup and then run a full Format via System > Format.You may need to have our AV cables ready if your using HDMI (in case HDMI isn't detected after initial reset).
By doing hard reset you will lose your game saves and settings
Tell me if it makes any difference to your problem.
Are you there ?
it has 6 options wich do i chose
What are the options listed ?
1 restart system 2restore default settings 3 restore file system 4rebuild database 5restore ps3 system 6system update
Please select restore default settings
says the same thing again
Could you please specify the exact error ?
the hard disk drive corruptedd and will be restored
It verifies that the hard disk has gone bad.
First of all we will have take out the hardisk and then format it via PC.
If formatting helps then its alright else we will have to replace the hard disk
First you have to take out the hard disk from the PS3.
Please follow this link to see the video (how to open ps3 hardisk) - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-B1mQ21XXLE
After that put it into a 2.5" SATA External Enclosure
Then connect it to your computer and then using swissknife software format it to FAT32 .Please follow this link to download and intall swissknife -
After that again putback the harddisk ........then you are all set.
You can buy a 2.5" SATA External Enclosure from walmart,amazon etc.
still undre warranty
In that case the best bet will be to send it to sony to get it repaired for free.
should i send to sony
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