PS3 bad .pkg install

Discussion in 'PS3 - Hacking & Homebrew' started by SickPuppy, Dec 7, 2012.

  1. SickPuppy
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    I've had a bad .pkg install to my PS3, and now there is an unknown folder displayed in the games section of my xmb. I tried using the triangle but there is no option to delete it. Does anybody know where I can look on the internal hdd to find it so I can remove it manually?
     
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    Unfortunately, what you see on the xmb is built into a single file (they are like shortcuts to the actual information). What happened is that you have a entry in this XMB file that does not refer to a correct physical location on the harddrive.

    You should be able to go into recovery mode and rebuild the database which should fix it.
     
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    That sound over my head, I've never rebuilt anything PS3 wise. Is it complicated?
     
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    nvm, I googled it and it seems simple. Just one question though, will rebuilding the database remove cfw? That wasn't mentioned in the post I read.

    edit - everything went ok, cfw still intact and the offending unknown folder has been removed, thanks for the help.
     
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    Glad I can help, I didn't want to make it seem that you had to actually do any work. It just rebuilds a couple of things including the xmb file
     
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    I spoke too soon, the rebuild moved the corrupted data folder inside another folder on the xmb, I really don't know where that folder came from, it was there after I installed a spoofer. Regardless, I'm updating my cfw kmeaw 3.55 to something more current, maybe that will take care of it.