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Scroll until you find the Saved Data Utility (PS3). Once you're in the Saved Data Utility, find the Call of Duty: Black Ops file. You will lose all of your campaign progress, along with the names of your custom classes, but all of your classes should be the same, and no online progress should be lost.
Now, back in the XMB in the Games, find the Game Data Utility. Once everything is deleted, go ahead and reload Black Ops on your PS3.
For further troubleshooting tips and steps you can take to avoid future game interruptions, choose your platform below.
If you receive either of these error messages, simply restart the game and attempt to play again.
This is similar to the later Play Station 4 console which also has two APIs, the low level GNM and the higher level GNMX.