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Deativate ps3 I have 2 Ps3's. When I rent a movie from the recent Ps3. It tells me to deactivate the other ps3 in order to view it on the new Ps3. Do I have to do this everytime.

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You can only have one ps3 activated for video at a time. use one console and download all your videos on it. dont switch back and forth. you'll start getting drm issues and it'll just be a pain in teh ***. or just create a new psn account on the other console and activate it for video. you can only donwload your movies once anyway.

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I recently joined Netflix for a monthly fee and I have watched some movies via streaming. Can I also order DVD's by mail to view on my DVD player?

Yes, you should be able to pay a little more to buy the ability to rent DVDs from their service.

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How to remove DRM protection from iTunes movie rentals to MP4

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How to Enjoy HD Movies on PS3 Freely

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My ps3 won't play the new fast and furious 6 blu ray

I tried renting another copy and same thing. I tried updating my system, same thing. I changed my BD internet connection from allow to confirm and selected no once I started the movie and it worked. Hope I helped you!

Dec 15, 2013 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Activation Problem

1) Please visit the SEN website (below) and login with your PSN credentials
2) On the Home tab (which will load after login) you should see devices and activation in the top left (below the Home icon). Click "Playstation Systems" here.
3) If you see the message "You have reached the maximum number of PlayStation 3 Systems for Video (1)." you may have to contact Sony directly, but first deactivating and reactivating is worth a shot (do not worry, unless you are trying to scam the system there is no reason deactivating and reactivating a legitimate device should cause an issue). Skip to Step 5 if this is the case. Continue to Step 4 if no PS3 system is present.
4) If no PS3 system is showing in this list, click "Activate a Playstation System" and follow the steps listed there on your PS3.
5) If it is in fact showing a PS3 system and you either have the message that you have the max systems for video or no messages at all, then click the icon that looks like a PS3, this system may have a nickname assigned by you, if not it will be labeled "My PS3 System" as that is the default.
6) Click "Deactivate" and follow the steps if any, then click "Return to Devices" if applicable (if you are already on the devices screen now, please disregard.
7) Click "Activate a Playstation System" and follow the steps there on your PS3.
8) If your PS3 system is still not allowing you to view videos, music, or stream, then look at the bottom right for the small text "customer support" beneath "help". Click "customer support".
9) Click the "Contact Us" tab in the right middle of the screen.
10) Scroll to the bottom and choose to either contact via phone or email. Describe the problem you are having activating your PS3 for video and they should be able to manually reset the activations and allow you to activate your PS3 system once and for all.

May 24, 2013 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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How to deactivate a ps3 sistem

Unfortunately, after the firmware version 3.01 PSN limited the activated accounts to only 3 systems. That sucks i know, but they are trying to discourage hackers, and that is the only reason they did it. I never heard of activating one without deactivating the other. But you should be able to go to PSN customer support and let them know, and sometimes they can help. Does your old system freeze on that screen when you first turn it on? You can do a manual update from a usb memory card with the firmware downloaded from PSN. I hope this helps. Good luck.

Feb 23, 2013 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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I cant deactivate old ps3 and i cant activate my new ps3

you need to call sony for a 1 time account deactivation
remember this always
1 activation for video 5 activations for game
after this you will need to send a system in for service in order to get a deactivation in the future

Oct 21, 2011 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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How do u deactivate a 2go account

i want to deactivate my 2go account

Apr 26, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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I need to renew my ps3 BD encryption key to watch blue ray movie

Some newer blu ray discs require that your system be updated to view the movie. This is due to a security "encryption" set by various movie companies. (they are trying to prevent people from copying their movies).
If your PS3 is connected to the internet this should be done automatically when trying to view the movie.
hope it helps
~good luck!

Mar 13, 2011 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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