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Left it overnight but to no avail. It's better to be prepared just in case. How do I get this error message to stop coming up ever again? I would suggest though - to make this complete - that there is a small section on how to format a drive to FAT32 in Windows Vista or 7. weblink

So i searched and searched for answers. If you have a large USB2 drive (over 32gb) and are annoyed that windows will not format it to fat32 (exfat does not work in PS3), then follow this PDF guide Joined: Aug 25, 2002 Messages: 13,726 Likes Received: 101 Trophy Points: 103 Updated mine to a Samsung spinpoint m6 320gb, which is around 60£ here in Denmark, properly lower in UK Sometimes restarting will fix this error, but it seems to only come up at random.

My Ps3 Says Cannot Start The Correct Hard Disk Was Not Found

Sydkrieg 212,731 views 3:46 How to Upgrade a Fat PS3 Hard Drive - Duration: 6:16. The previous 2 times I have left the PS3 running for at least an hour but it never completes. THANKYOU, THANKYOU, THANKYOU! Grrrrrr 13 July 2014 at 18:51 Apple Repairer said...

Bernard · 9 years ago 0 Thumbs up 0 Thumbs down Comment Add a comment Submit · just now Report Abuse this happens once you eliminate your own hard disk drive. I right click it, I click Initialize, and it gives me an error saying Incorrect Function.So I can't turn it on, I can't format, I can't do anything with this. but the safe mod did not work also after doing this my ps3 would not turn off from front. Ps3 Firmware This feature is not available right now.

Awesome thread, thanks a ton! If the HDD is corrupted not much to do there and if you try to save the files...and the files were messed up it's a dead end. User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging (Lite) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2016 DragonByte Technologies Ltd. More about the author Joined: Aug 25, 2002 Messages: 13,726 Likes Received: 101 Trophy Points: 103 The only known 500gb to fit is the Samsung M6, I'm using the 320gb version, works great!

HardwareHeaven, Jun 28, 2008 #1 kris23 Going Insane..... Hope this helps some people who are finding old guides via google and they are not detailing the additional steps for the newest and larger PS3 firmwares. reseal the unit, put in HDMI or video lead and power lead. 8: turn unit on. Sign in Share More Report Need to report the video?

Ps3 Cannot Start The Appropriate System Storage Was Not Found

Mine does the exact same thing at least once or twice a month. Except my scorpio blue is 250 gig, plz email me at [email protected] 5 November 2011 at 22:13 Anonymous said... My Ps3 Says Cannot Start The Correct Hard Disk Was Not Found Searching weeks yet, though very few seem to have that problem and noone seems to care :| Thanks very much in advanceClick to expand... Ps3 System Storage Cannot Be Accessed I hope...

You need to first click start> right click on the computer> than left click on manage>left click on disk management> a screen will pop up telling you you need to initialze http://rss4medics.com/cannot-start/ps3-cannot-start-correct-hard-drive.php Any suggestion? thx guys soo much this is the most reliable community of gamers that i have ever used thx guys Report Message 8 of 10 (8,096 Views) Reply 0 Likes kevinbomb123 Monster Have not done, but will try ASAP (from what i read online): 1.)Jumper shunt 2.) Vacuuming the HDD hole thingy And lastly, if all else fails 3.)Buying a SATA 2.5 enclosing Ps3 Hard Drive Replacement

This is very very easy to do! If anyone has them please let me know, much appreciated :love: PS3 remote play with Pc Today, 02:04 AM ModerrFokker619 I know best way to do an nand is off board follow format instructions and let the unit get the PUP firmware update data from external USB drive/flash card 9: once you set up with new HD, plug in the backup data check over here George_83Apr 1, 2016, 3:21 AM In Win 10- Goto Disk management when you see the drive you need to initialize, right click on icon "Disk 2" select initialize then right click

The Playstationowners manualeven contains details about this process. OliumenJun 19, 2011, 2:44 AM I switched it to a SATA 2 port ( Yes I used the Jumper Pin to lower its speed to 3.0Gb/s so it would work on Report Message 3 of 10 (8,096 Views) Reply 0 Likes potatobreath Treasure Hunter Registered: 12/16/2008 Offline 7785 posts 05-21-2012 08:28 PM User Info potatobreath ADD AS A FRIEND Re: Help

I've followed all the steps provided and now for the 3rd time am stuck on the Formatting...

USB/PS3/UPDATE Do this now and press START and SELECT. Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... the correct hard disk was not found? Anything is better than nothing, thank you for trying to help me.

In searching for others that have had a problem similar to this, everything I've found seems to suggest that formatting the new HD should only take around 5 minutes tops. Official Tumblr n00b friendly 2K/3K/4K info. If the system cannot be restarted, the system partition of the hard disk must be reformatted and you must reinstall the system software.Connect storage media that contains update date of version this content So yeah RMA.

Thanks you a million for this COMPLETE guide to upgrading. Reason I ask is that i wish to play my HD files which are often 6-8gb. Last edited: Oct 29, 2008 Swarve, Oct 28, 2008 #14 iambecoming New Member Joined: Nov 13, 2008 Messages: 1 Likes Received: 0 Trophy Points: 0 I'm currently having a new problem This is by far the best guide on the topic.1.

I dragged the backup data out of the PS3 folder on the USB hard drive then back in when it eventually updated. I got mine from Anitec, see link below: http://www.anitec.ca/product/10299/seaga... Should I report it? will this void my warrenty if i take out the blu screw and replace hard drive.

says "cannot start correct hard disk not found" Options Mark as New Bookmark Subscribe Subscribe to RSS Feed Highlight Print Email to a Friend Report May 21, 2012 your PS3 isnt I am now going to try that. Don't say I didn't warn you. Backup to USB HDD with more free space than your current PS3 HDD usage.3.

share|improve this answer answered Jul 27 '10 at 16:19 stsquad 27516 Very interesting. i was not logged in or anything and my ps3 slim froze when hovering over play online in mw2 at very main menu. Restoringmy 250gb drive to the replacement 650gb drive took 5 hours 30 mins!