All Games Gone from PS4 System Menu "Other" Folder Exsists Instead How to Either Get My Game Back or Delete "Other" Folder ... FW 9.00 Goldhen

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hmm, not sure what the problem could be unless the rebuilding of the database erased them. I'm not sure how to correct this if the script doesn't work. you could try the tbl_appinfo to see if anything is listed, but I doubt it.
 
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hmm, not sure what the problem could be unless the rebuilding of the database erased them. I'm not sure how to correct this if the script doesn't work. you could try the tbl_appinfo to see if anything is listed, but I doubt it.
we tried we failed ... well worth a shot i have no idea how or why ?? all the same you said i can Format and keep my games on my EXT HD ..which is good enough for me after my wife completes her game that's exactly what i will do ...unless some other hack /or tool happens i guess i should be happy that 2tb of games work and i somehow lost 500 gigs ..i can live with that ..still very strange .. thanks again for trying man very much appreciated ......... at least i can put this to bed for now its been 2 days of trying .....
Format & Fresh start i guess
 
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I thought rebuilding the database didn't work? the problem is that someone said that the script to get the games back doesn't work on 9.00. you could try rebuilding the database, then reinstalling a game, unless you've already tried it. all games will disappear, but you can get your external games back by plugging in the drive after deploying hen.
 
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I think OP needed to backup the app.db BEFORE the rebuild database, not after. Otherwise the app.db will not show the games because the PS4 just shows what app.db shows. So the only fix is the python script, and however you manage to get your games back start backing up that app.db often I do it every time I add or delete a game because of this scenario that you're going through now. Because if you have a properly backed up app.db when the games are showing and everything is normal not when they've disappeared, all you have to do is copy it back to the system_data/priv/mms and logout of the account you're on (don't even have to reboot) and your games will appear exactly as they did when you backed up the app.db.
 
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I know. I was wondering if the app.db contained the games that were messed up. they're obviously being detected by the system, but the category is wrong.
 
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Also the python script is more difficult somewhat and you won't be able to delete your games until you edit the app.db to be able to remove them.

It's imperative everyone backups their app.db unfortunately probably 90% don't realize it.
 
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There's also no benefit to formatting. You've already rebuild the database which should have fixed whatever issues you were having. Formatting will only erase the games permanently. They're still there until you format, just need to do python script.
 
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There's also no benefit to formatting. You've already rebuild the database which should have fixed whatever issues you were having. Formatting will only erase the games permanently. They're still there until you format, just need to do python script.
He said it didn't work, reinstalling the game should've worked, but it didn't.
 
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I hadn't read the whole thread honestly. But he is saying they are locked in the Other folder? Did you create a "Other folder" and they're in there and just locked? Then you need to do the exploit. Otherwise that makes no sense.
 
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I hadn't read the whole thread honestly. But he is saying they are locked in the Other folder? Did you create a "Other folder" and they're in there and just locked? Then you need to do the exploit. Otherwise that makes no sense.
tbh, after his last post, I'm a bit confused with what he's actually done. I heard from someone that the script doesn't work on 9.00. it was in KiiWii's thread. it messed up some things like it had sort priority changed to 0 instead of 100 somehow.
 
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I thought rebuilding the database didn't work? the problem is that someone said that the script to get the games back doesn't work on 9.00. you could try rebuilding the database, then reinstalling a game, unless you've already tried it. all games will disappear, but you can get your external games back by plugging in the drive after deploying hen.
yeah that seems to be the only way for me now ( Format ) as long as i can keep my games on EXT HD im completely fine with that .... still tho i must wait my wife is nearly finished A Sackboy Adventure .... once thats done its on Format & Start Again
 

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tbh, after his last post, I'm a bit confused with what he's actually done. I heard from someone that the script doesn't work on 9.00. it was in KiiWii's thread. it messed up some things like it had sort priority changed to 0 instead of 100 somehow.
i actually read that too .. i guess im kinda fukt LOL
 

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I hadn't read the whole thread honestly. But he is saying they are locked in the Other folder? Did you create a "Other folder" and they're in there and just locked? Then you need to do the exploit. Otherwise that makes no sense.
it really makes no sense ? > but it really is that way if you Google this is been a quite a lot of this random " Other " Folder ?
 

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There's also no benefit to formatting. You've already rebuild the database which should have fixed whatever issues you were having. Formatting will only erase the games permanently. They're still there until you format, just need to do python script.
me and Godreborn tired this yesturday no luck i wish i could im not looking forward to grabbing 500 gigs of games again ... but alas the OCD Monster won't accept them being gone !
 
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