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PS3 won't update games

I put in one of my games and it says, " latest update for this software has been found." so i start to download it, but like 7% through it freezes and says, "an error occurred during the download the download operation." I don't know whats wrong, can someone please help me? =(

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  • tacoe32 Dec 08, 2008

    i have the same problem do i need a new hardrive


  • S381 Jan 02, 2009

    I have the same problem, I am wondering if it is the router settings or something. It works fine with the system updates and playstation store.

  • SWE XinzatyAMP
    SWE XinzatyAMP Sep 04, 2013

    it's the router but i tried to see if it works if i turn off the router and the start it again but it does not work :/ so there is something else, Help!

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I found a solution that fixed the problem for me on the playstation.com blogs. http://boardsus.playstation.com/playstation/board/message?board.id=psnetwork&message.id=128436&query.id=845#M128436

Go to your router's setup page usually 192.168.1.1 and go the the ADMINISTRATION tab and check the option disable UPnP.

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This could be a problem with your hard drive or just a slow internet connection. If using wireless, move you ps3 a bit closer to the router and make sure the router is higher then the PS3. I that still doesn't work then try a different hard drive. Hope this helps. Thanks,

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Go into settings and disable media server the same thing happend to me but now it's working

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SOURCE: Problem with update install

download the update to flash drive using your pc then plug it into your ps3 and install it that way.(may take 2 or 3 trys).

Posted on Apr 09, 2009

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SOURCE: ps3 update data version 1.02 wont download to play

Delete all game data then turn off media servers. It will then download the update

Posted on Dec 31, 2009

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SOURCE: my ps3 says error occured during operation

Hello,

your PS3 is freezing simply because your console is affected by heat, so you have to cool it down.

If the freezing continues even after cooling down, you can follow the steps below:

To stop the PS3 from Freezing, you could begin by putting off your console and wait for 20 minutes. After that, put it back on.

Check if there's any loose cables. If there is, put them back in.

If the freezing continues after taking the above step, you can follow the link below as a guide on how to fix the problem.

http://www.squidoo.com/PS3-Repair-Guide

You can also try the steps below. Its from PlayStation Forum:

1. Turn off Playstation®3.
2. Hold the power button down; the system will turn on and turn off once again.
3. Once the System has been shutdown, re-press you finger until you hear 2 consecutive beeps
4. When you hear the 2 beeps take finger off power button.
5. You will be prompted to plug in your controller via USB and then hit the PS button
6. The Recovery menu will pop up.

The current Recovery Menu supports:
• Restart System: Restarts the PLAYSTATION®3 System.
• Restore Default Settings: Reset all system settings back to default.
• Restore File System: Checks for corrupt/missing system files.
• Rebuild Database: Rebuilds the OS for the PLAYSTATION®3.
• Restore PS3 System: Fresh restore; Deletes everything and starts from Scratch.
• System Update: Update the PLAYSTATION®3 System

If the above steps still does not solve the problem, then I think will have to update your Ps3.

Update your PS3 (in the settings menu the 1st option).

Go on the internet browser on the PS3 then go on the menu press triangle then on one of them there are delete cookies and the delete the others as
well as cookies.

You could also try this as well: put the PS3 on then press the eject button (with no disc in) then hold it and switch the PS3 off at the back with
your finger on the eject button still holding it, then put it back on and the fan test should be working this may cool it down. It might be over heating.

But if your problem is not still solved, then maybe you should call sony for further assistance.

I wish you good luck.

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SOURCE: ps3 update operationhad an error

Should be in the fuse box or next to it.

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SOURCE: ps3 says a technical error has occured during

that happens to me on every update but what you have to do is be patient and try it a few times untill it does it all and i would recommend doing it during the night when your sleeping can get very boring during the day

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