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PS3 update problems

While trying to update the ps3 to v 2.50 I keep getting the message "error encountered" and some 800 code. It downloads to 70%, then displays the error code. When trying to update from usb port the error that is displayed says "corrupt data". I don't want to update but the playstation network requires it. Help

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    cableguy5020 Oct 23, 2008

    I am having the same issue as iafarmerken.. .PS3 error code 8002F997. I have tried to roll the settings back to default, tried to update with a thumbdrive (per Sony's instructions), and used a compact flash card to try to update. My PS3 stops the update process at 69-70% as well. Currently trying to use the format utility to reformat the hard drive :( Any other input or suggestions would be great

  • iafarmerken Oct 23, 2008

    I found the problem. Just reading around on the net about this problem a few people suggested unplugging everything .....including PS3, modem, router, computer.....everything for about 15 min. I did this and plugged everything in and tried to update again and bam!!!!!! Problem solved. Why this helps?....I think it is a dns issue conflicting with the download that corrupts the data on the ps3 update as well as when I tried to do it on the USB flash drive. This may not work for everyone but it did for me. Thanks for all the help you guys give out.

    iafarmerken


  • Its Mr47
    Its Mr47 May 11, 2010

    Did you reset your PS3 by holding down the front power button for 10 seconds? That should make the Play Station revert back to the last settings/Os that worked.



    Hope that helps

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Thanks guys, I got it fixed! I unplugged the power from the PS3 for at least 30 minutes, and to be safe i rebooted my router. I was then able to download and install the 2.5 update!

Thanks again!

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Hello!!
Ok, no matter how you try to install the firmware it will always write it to the hard drive first before install. Now if it gives you the 800 error while downloading it's your hard drive and it may need to be re-formatted or replaced. If you get an error during installation, then therewas a misplaced piece of code during the download and it needs to be downloaded again.

BTW, the power button default reset is ONLY for the Video output settings.

Hope this helps. Good luck and happy gaming!!

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1. So what I did was I swapped the laptop HDD into the PS3, it won't be able to read the HDD but it will allow you to enter the recovery menu now.
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