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24 Jul 2012
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system storage was not found

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My sons' ps3 just stopped working,when switched on the screen message is"cannot start the appropiate system storage was not found" and its making a clicking noise,,can someone help please?

 

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Re: system storage was not found

Try taking out and re-inserting the hard drive.
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Re: system storage was not found

take out the HDD and put it back in and try it again...hope i helped

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EffenMills wrote:

My sons' ps3 just stopped working,when switched on the screen message is"cannot start the appropiate system storage was not found" and its making a clicking noise,,can someone help please?

 


Hi EffenMills,

 

Out of interest is this the original HDD that came with the console or an upgraded one?

 

Rabid



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its the original one, and i already tried taking it out and putting it back in, also my friend says he can fix it i guess reformat it, is this possible? my only concern is that it doesn't work and i have to pay more money to fix it, please help Smiley Happy

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i already did that Smiley Happy
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hey, i got the same problem i was playing then suddenly it froze when i tried turning it off and back on it said cant start  appropriate system storage wasnt found......i took my HDD out and back it  and it still not working ...please someone help me

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