Cant restore system

Discussion in 'PS3 - Hacking & Homebrew' started by rikumax25!, Feb 11, 2017.

  1. rikumax25!
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    rikumax25! Keyblade Wielder

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    A friend just asked about console that he just formatted, he says the settings said he was on 4.78.

    What happened:
    Rebooted the console, when it started again he got this screen:
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    after that he was asked to format, but doesnt help out
    anything he can do?
     
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    This system must've been a hardmod, e3 downgrade, and/or cfw failure messing up the flash data. Was that his first time turning on the console then restarting?
     
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    No, he was playing beforehand
     
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    Hardware failure seems like the problem. The NOR/NAND chip doesn't just get messed up randomly. If he tried to update it won't let him?
     
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    NO, fails in the middle of the process
     
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    Try a new hdd and/or try one or two other firmwares (make sure to try 3.55).

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    Tell me the outcome once he does both things. Do them one at a time and separately.
     
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    Will do.