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      PlayStation 3 Repair - Software Failure/System Restore

      Item Code: 142198

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      Manufacturer's Description

      The Symptoms:

      1. You turn the PlayStation on.
      2. It boots to an error message, and you see a progress bar while the console attmept to restore the system.
      3. The console resets however the same message appears again.
      4. This repeats over and over.

      Note: Common after attempting a firmware upgrade - usually due to a currupted download.


      The Fault:

      The system software has become damaged, and the systems automated backup has failed to fix the problem.


      The Cause:

      Many things can cause the system software to become damaged:

      • Data degradation via a bad firmware upgrade - often caused be a corrupted download.
      • Powering down the console while the status indicator is on, either by intention or accident, power surge or blackout.
      • Physical damage to the internal hard drive (via wear and tear or dropping of the console)
        IMPORTANT: This repair covers the reinstallation of the system software, however it does not cover the cost of a new hard drive if the cause of this issue is a faulty hard drive, please see 'PS3 Hard Drive Upgrades' in that case.


      The Repair:

      We first attempt to repair the damaged software as a means to avoid loss of data, however if this fails we must completely wipe and re-write the hard drive and all data will be lost. Data backup is not possible post failure on the PlayStation 3, which is why the PlayStation 3 has a 'Data Backup Utility' which we recomment customers use often. We also include the following:

      • A 6 Month Warranty on the repair!
      • Full service: cleaning of all internal parts and removing all dust to improve air circulation.


      Our repair service has a 5 working day turnaround.

      Item Code 142198
      Product Type .Service
      Packaged Weight 0 Kg
      Release Date Saturday, 1st January 2011
      MPN REPPS37

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