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Here is how to fix corrupted PS4 database

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While playing on PS4, you may encounter the error “Database is corrupted. PS4 will restart" or "Damaged data - saved data cannot be loaded because it is damaged". In both cases, you will not be able to play games on PS4. However, there are workable fixes for this situation, and you can get rid of the errors that have occurred right now on your PS4

How to deal with this issue?


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1. Corrupted database

A PS4 database is essential for the organized collection of data related to your device. If your database is corrupted, you will notice the following symptoms:

  • PS4 automatically reboots.
  • The game takes longer to load than usual.
  • The PS4 won't read the disc.
  • The game process stutters, slows down.

This situation can arise due to the following factors:

  • Virus attack.
  • Damage to the media.
  • Voltage drops.
  • Hardware failure.

To fix the damaged PS4 database, you will need to restore it. This can be done in Safe Mode:

1. First, turn off the console and hold the power button on the console until you hear two beeps, then your PS4 will boot into Safe Mode.

2. Next, connect your PS4 controller to your console using a USB cable and select "Restore Database". Wait for the process to complete.

If your database has been corrupted due to a hardware failure, you will have to fix the damaged hard drive or and initialize the PS4. That being said, you should be aware that initialization will restore the system defaults and delete all data in the system storage.

2. Corrupted data

If you suspect that the data on your PS4 is corrupted, you should notice the following symptoms:

  • While playing on PS4, the game screen turns black or the character cannot be loaded.
  • You get the message: "Unable to continue using the application, the data for the next application is damaged", "Damaged data - it is impossible to download the stored data, because they are damaged"
  • Error codes appear on the monitor, such as CE-37732-2 and NP-32062-3.

Damage to PS4 data occurs most often due to the following reasons:

  • problematic hard disk,
  • data corruption in a particular game that you recently installed,
  • incorrectly installed files,
  • system data corrupted.

Here's how you can fix this situation:

1. Remove corrupted data in the problematic game manually. To do this, go to Settings, open System Storage Management and select Saved Data. Then click on "Media Player", go to the Media player folder. Now select the damaged file and delete it.

2. Delete any downloaded and corrupted PS4 files and then re-download them.

To do this, on PS4, go to Notifications, then open Downloads and select content. Press the "OPTION" on your controller and remove the downloaded files. Then Re-upload the file.

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