Hi, MY son's PS3 hit a supposed hard disk corruption. The PS3 recovery process did not work syaing that there was still disk or file corruption. I bought and installed a new 2.5 HDD - WD Scorpio Blue 500Gb and ran the recovery process. Still getting the same error. I have downloaded the 3.41 media from Sony on to a USB drive and used the Recovery Panel. Still no joy - says "The system software cannot be run correctly....Connect storage media that contains ..... 3.431 or later and then press START and SELECT ..." I have done this several times only to end up back at the same message. I have also tried 3 diffenent USB drives, 2 HDD's and several downloads. Has anyone encountered this before or know of the way forward?