1. fossda

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    I tried the delete the game data for GT5, but instead of disappearing, it changed to 'Corrupted File'. When I try to delete this, it just says 'The system storage cannot be accessed.' When I try any of the options in safe mode, it just says 'Preparing...' forever. When I try to back it up to an external hard drive, it says 'Preparing' and then throws up an error message. Everything else works fine. Please help!
     
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    Rebooted the system, trying to restore the file system, been stuck at 6% for hours :(
     
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    Turned the system off, rebooted it in safe mode, selected option 2 (restore system setting) but now THAT's taking forever, did it over an hour ago
     
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    Might be a bad hard drive might need to get a new hard drive if you can't get anything else to work, even a new hard drive isn't guaranteed to fix it, if it is part of the nand on the console.
     
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    but i don't want to lose all my data :( and every time i try to backup to an external hard drive, it comes up with an error.
     
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    That seems really weird does your PS3 even work still or does it go into safe mode every time?
     
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    When I start it up normally, it doesn't go into safe mode, it just comes up with the 'The file system is corrupted and will be restored.' screen. When I press x, it does it, but now freezes at 16%
     
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    I see, I really don't know what to tell you, the only thing I know to do is to call Sony, and see what they can do, like I said you might have messed with the NAND accidentally, and caused a semi-brick on your PS3. Sorry :(
     
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    It was working fine a few days ago, except for a few minor problems. Then when I put in safe mode to try to get rid of the corrupted file, I couldn't get it to work again :(
     
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    Is it a fat or slim model?
     
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    250gb slim.
     
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    Ok it sounds like either 2 issues, one it is a faulty HDD and you will need to replace the HDD or two you semi-bricked you nand and you'll have to send it to Sony to be unbricked, those are just my guesses they could be wrong since I can't actually look at you console. Sorry about your issue.
     
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    Last time I had the issue, as I said in my previous thread, I somehow managed to fix it by starting it up normally XD, I now firmly regret trying to delete that corrupted file in the first place, it was working fine before...
     
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    Tried it again now, now stuck at 6% :(
     
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    Tried it again yesterday morning, by the evening it had got up to over 40%, and I left it on overnight, but when I checked it this morning, it had turned off by itself sometime in the night... and when I turned it back on, it went back to the original error screen. Maybe it crashed sometime in the night, I don't know...
     
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