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Update on PS3 Error 8001050F or Txt_ps3trophy_error

Sony have just confirmed the following in relation to this bug or error as experienced from 1st March 2010.

1) This current bug has just been confirmed as confined to Playstation Fat consoles and PS3 Slims are not effected by this error.

2) The problem is caused by a bug in the clock functionality incorporated into the PS3 Fat system which has caused a 'Roll Back in the Date'.

3) The date of the PS3 system may be re-set to Jan 1, 2000.

4) The consequences of this are as follows;

- PS3 Fat cannot synchronise trophies because of this clock error which in turn causes games to fail to load or crash during gameplay. This applies equally to both online and offline gameplay i.e. any games that have trophies are likely to be effected by this even when offline.

- Console can browse on the internet but will not connect to PSN.

- Time and data cannot be reset on the system.

- Users are unable to play back certain rental videos downloaded from the
PlayStation Store before the expiration date occurs.

- Error messages are displayed as outlined in the title of this Tip - also the console may display 'Failed to install trophies. Please exit your game.'

SONY are advising anyone experiencing this problem not to use the PS3 system until the issue is resolved. This is expected to be resolved within the next 24 Hours (1st to 2nd March 2010). This is due to the possibility of corrupted data causing errors in functionality and not being able to restore saved data or recording obtained trophies.

02 March 2010 Final Update: Panic over - all is well again

If this update has helped please do leave a vote for it. Many thanks.

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PS3 800105F the fact.

the ps3s resynced on march 1st. the ps3's set their date back to 1999 for some reason its fixed now

Mar 02, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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PS3 Error 8001050F or Txt_ps3trophy_error

my ps3 is also saying error 8001050f when can we find out when it will work again (roughly)

Mar 01, 2010 | Video Game Consoles & Games

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cant sign in to psn

If you see an error #8001020F you have run up against the current global issue with the Playstation Network. Most PS3 games will check the trophy status online before they load whether you are actually playing online or not. Sony is aware of the issue and is working on it. They have not released an ETA at this time. Sony is currently updating their Twitter page with their progress. You can check the following link for updates:


Mar 01, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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error code 80029564

This seems to be related to the PSN network server side issues from what I;ve read from last time this happened.



There is a worldwide issue which Sony are fully aware of which is affecting
all old model PS3's, The new slimline PS3's are not affected.

Due to an internal clock failure on the units they are not syncronsing with the
network time on the PSN's end. Causing error-8001050F

There is no official ETA although at 16:58 GMT today (1st March) Sony released a
statement stating they should have the problem resolved within 24 hours and have
advised all PS3 users experiencing issues NOT to use their PS3 until they
advise the issue is resolved as it could result in loss of functionality and
further damage.

For up to date informaton see:


Many thanks

Pete McDowell
Geek2Door Ltd

Feb 21, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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