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I lost my hard drive which I had not backed up recently on my old 40GB ps3 which was not backed up (my own fault) so I had to start fresh on my new ps3 and was looking for a little assistance from some of my fellow GT5 fans. I am hoping to find someone who can let me use one of their chapparal 2j Fan cars to beat the historical races which have been irritating me to death (Cote d'Azure in specific). Any help would be greatly appreciated guys feel free to add me on psn Tmoethay Thank You in advance and maybe we can race a few laps some time  

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I lost my hard drive which I had not backed up recently on my old 40GB ps3 which was not backed up (my own fault) so I had to start fresh on my new ps3 and was looking for a little assistance from some of my fellow GT5 fans. I am hoping to find someone who can let me use one of their chapparal 2j Fan cars to beat the historical races which have been irritating me to death (Cote d'Azure in specific). Any help would be greatly appreciated guys feel free to add me on psn Tmoethay Thank You in advance and maybe we can race a few laps some time  


Welcome to the Playstation Forums.

Sorry to hear of your misfortune, sounds like you know now to backup. Great Idea.

 

Anyway, I've added you to my PKR_SWERVGRIFFIN account, where I have a Chapparal 2J on share, as well as the Ferrari 330P4, the Ford GT40 Mark IV , and the Miura. there is also a Pickup on there for the Truck races. Let me know if you need any other cars added, I'll switch some cars out for you.

 

Good luck in your rebuilding, and once again, Welcome to the Forum.

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Thank you very much Swerv that is a huge help! I have been registered for a few years on here now and poke around every once in a while and have always seen the will to help and am now on the receiving end of it!

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This may sound odd but how do you backup your ps3? Just wondering if I can use a external hard drive or is there another way?
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You can use a external hard drive, USB stick or PS+ to back up your game.  Look at the "Help" if you have a problem in the blue stickie at the top of the forum page. 

If it ain't broke, I haven't fixed it yet.
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This may sound odd but how do you backup your ps3? Just wondering if I can use a external hard drive or is there another way?

This will depend on exactly how much of your PS3 that you want to back-up.

 

Do you want to back up everything or just your progress files?

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I'm not really sure, I have been thinking about it lately cause I have the old 80gb that I purchased back in 2008 and I'm worried that it is getting kinda old and I would really hate for it to crash or quit and I loose everything, in your opinion what all would I need to backup and save so that if It were to crash I could put everything on a new one
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All you really need is your actual gamesave file. You will have to re-install Gran Turismo 5 anyway, so it's not all that important to back up the installed files. Also, any Replays you might want, but that's about it.  

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Your progress files are gold, since they contain the results of all of your playing effort.

 

DLC that you paid for should all be waiting for you to download again, although there may be limits on how many times you can do that (not sure).

 

Otherwise, go through your hard drive inventory and sort it out, save what you want delete what you don't need, then maintain your archives properly from that point on.

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Cool thanks for the help guys I appreciate it
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