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Dec 26 2012
By: Gojet-64 GT Silver 2188 posts
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I'm back on GT5! No data lost!

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As some of you know, my PS3 hard drive suffered a failure a few days back. I genuinely feared that all of my irreplaceable data was gone forever.

 

However, thanks to an over-priced piece of software called HDD Regenerator, I was able to fix the hard drive with no data lost! Everything is still intact.

 

I posted the full story, and how to fix your hard drive, here.

 

It was a very stressful 5 days for me. I'm glad it's over. I hope no one has to lose their valuable, irreplaceable data.

 

Merry-late-Christmas!


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Dec 26, 2012
No doubt a very happy new year! That's freakin' awesome - thanks for posting it!
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Dec 26, 2012

Nice to hear about the good outcome, and available (be it pricey) solution.   MastrGT should be able to add your resolution to his arsenal of list of way to fix problems.

 

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Dec 26, 2012

That is wonderful news! For me, saving the data is better than a Christmas gift!

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Dec 27, 2012

glad you got it working. make a backup quick! can;t trust that thing anymore

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Jan 20, 2013

Gojet, I gave Tunernaut at TPRA the link to your fix for his PS3, and it worked perfectly when he fired it back up.

 

He sends his thanks.


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Jan 20, 2013

That's great! Glad they got their PS3 working again.


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Jan 23, 2013

Glad you got it fixed Goget! 

 

This place would suck without ya...  :smileyhappy:

 

I deleted my updates for GT to free up some space for a download.

 

Now I gotta redownload the updates... hopefully nothing goes wrong.

 

PS: Still rocking the sig ya made for me!

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Jan 25, 2013

Yeah, even though you got that drive working again, if it failed once it's probably not long for another one to happen.  Def replace the HDD and copy your stuff over!  At least copy all your saves to SD or USB for now :smileyhappy:  Glad to hear good news!

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