Updated 10 September 2015

8002995C PS3 Error Code

The PlayStation 3 system is having issues writing to the hard disk drive.



  • Go to Safe Mode and select [Rebuild Database]. Click here to learn how to access Safe Mode.
  • If the problem persists, you can reformat the PlayStation 3 hard disk drive. Please note this will erase all data from the hard disk drive. Click here to learn how to back up your data.
  • To reformat your hard drive, go to Settings > [System Settings] > [Restore PS3 System].
  • If the problem persists, visit eu.playstation.com/contact to contact Customer Support.
  • For more tips and hints on using your PlayStation system, visit our technical support forums at community.eu.playstation.com.