This tutorial will teach you how to access PlayStation 3's Recovery Mode. The Recovery mode can fix many of the PS3's error codes*,
corrupted firmware data*,
corrupted system files*
and more Today.
______PS3 Recovery Mode Menu_______
2.Restore Default Settings
(Restores ALL PS3 settings)
- Sign-in ID and password for PlayStation®Network
- Bookmarks, history and settings added under (Internet Browser)
- Information about the image set as wallpaper under (Photo)
- Terms added using (Settings) - (System Settings) [Add/Edit Term], or predictive terms "learned" by the on-screen keyboard
- Keyboard or mouse settings under (Settings) (Accessory Settings)
- Voice changer settings under (Settings) (Accessory Settings) - [Voice Changer]
- Theme, color, background and font settings under (Settings) - (Theme Settings)
NOTICE : This option does delete profile sign in information Email and passwords but activations for downloaded content remains.
3.Restore File System
(Restores the PS3's Firmware's File System to Original state)
4.Rebuild Database (Restores the PS3's Database all Pics,Music,Video and games directory's, File names are returned to default OS is rebuilt)
5.Restore PS3 System
When you perform this operation, all data on the hard disk will be deleted. Also, the system software will be restored to its default settings. Be careful not to accidentally delete important data as the changes cannot be undone. Data loss or corruption is the responsibility of the user.
6.System Update (Update the PS3's firmware or reflash the current firmware)
Follow instruction's on the site below for proper filing of the firmware data Requires a SD card,USB pen drive or memory stick.
Find the latest update here - http://us.playstation.com/support/sys...
OLDER PS3 FIRMWARES CAN BE FOUND HERE-
Q1: Can this repair my corrupted save game file?
A1: No this can not repair,restore or resurrect a broken or corrupted save game file this happens mostly when a user turns off the console while the game is running,saving an/or reading from the HDD
DO NOT Turn off the PlayStation 3 while the Orange Light Indicator on the front of the console is blinking it is reading or writing to the HDD and can cause your save file to corrupt and it cannot be restored in less you created a backup
maintain a habit of properly shutting down your PlayStation 3 console to reduce the chances of getting a corrupted save file follow this link to learn how to properly shut down your console- http://manuals.playstation.net/docume...
Also keep a good habit of backing up your saved games learn how here-
Q2: Can this fix the YLOD?
A2: No it cannot the recovery Mode is Inaccessible
The YLOD is a hardware malfunction follow this link to the Unofficial YLOD info/FAQ Thread - http://boardsus.playstation.com/plays...
If you have the YLOD Contact Sony or if you feel as if you can temporarily fix it yourself follow this tutorial-
Q3: My PS3 will not read my blu-ray disk can this help?
A3: No this can not repair disk read errors This is a Hardware problem where the blu-ray laser malfunctions it would be best for you to contact Sony for repairs but if you feel you can replace it yourself follow this link -
Q4: I cannot access the recovery mode what am i doing wrong?
A4: I cannot access the recovery mode.
You have a Pre- 2.50 Firmware Installed
(Firmware released before October 2008)
Q5: Where did you get that White Dual shock 3 Controller?
A5: I purchased it from ebay back in Feb 2008. It's a Import from Japan the white used to be a Japanese Only Color until march of this year it's no available in the united states. If you want to purchase one click here-
LIST OF ERROR CODES-
I do not provide any guarantee and will not be held responsible for any damages to your console while performing these techniques. You understand by following these instructions in this tutorial that you accept any and all responsibility for what occurs. In the very unlikely event that damages will occur.
Use at your own risk.