Question about Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console
I turn on a game I won't to play and I have to sign in to go online, I sign in, but it says that an update was found and I need to download it to go on. I hit ok but the thing does not download at all, it always stops at 2 % then says an error has ocurred that I signed out and it signs me out everytime I try to download the update data! SOMEONE PLEASE HELP!!!!!
Disable the media servers. It works. I didnt believe it but it does every time.
Posted on Jan 11, 2010
Update it via storage media. Do that by going to the playstation website and put your flash drive in. Then create a folder and name it PS3 and create a folder and name it UPDATE and put that folder in PS3. There is a button on the website that downloads update data. When that is done, put that data in the UPDATE folder. Then put the flash drive in the ps3 and go to system update and chose update via storage media.
Posted on Apr 25, 2009
I too have a similar problem. It does not simply stop at 2% every time. Once it got to 65% then said: Error: A connection to the server could not be established. Sometimes it gets to 40-something % then says the error, or sometimes less than twenty %. I have tried downloading to a memory stick but that has the same problem. It does a bit, freezes for a while, then gives up. What can I do to solve this? My PS3 is just over a year old, so no free replacement. If anybody has had this problem and conquered it, please share your solution.
Posted on Dec 21, 2009
I'll tell you what, I was having the same poroblem and all I did was shut my ps3 off from the back switch(wich i never use) instead of the front touch button. And then I reset my wireless router and it worked!!
Posted on Mar 30, 2010
I believe this has to be a network configuration problem, because I've had the same problem on 2 different PS3's. A launch model 60 GB and and slim 120 GB. It will take 6 to 12 tries and finally download the entire update. I would say it completes about 99% of the time if it makes it past 50%. I don't know what the deal is.
Posted on Feb 17, 2010
Mine wont work i am installing ufc undisputed and wont reach after 0% and continues to go up in minutes on how longs left of installment it really gets annoying because i have the most recent update
Posted on Dec 30, 2009
You can try going into the settings menu and selecting system update. I do know that the updates can take a long time to download and then you have to wait for it to install. I would also suggest connecting via an ethernet cable instead of wirelessly.
Posted on Jan 10, 2009
I am having the same problem but i am currently downloading the update so i will post if it works
Posted on Dec 26, 2009
For me, everything is set up with a static IP in my house. Everything else works fine and I know what is assigned to which number. I have put in the settings like 5-6 times, so I tried a dynamic IP setup and it worked fine.
Posted on Dec 14, 2012
Hey! I tried all of those but that did not solve it so i was suspecting the Google DNS acting weirdly nowadays so I input my ISP's own DNS servers instead of the 188.8.131.52 stuff , it is fixed.
If that does not solve it, try deactivating and re-activating your ps3 system.(Cause maybe you deactivated all of them from the web interface and did not reactivate your curent system.
if that worked, drop me an email to give thanks. firstname.lastname@example.org
Posted on Oct 20, 2012
MAKE SURE THAT IF YOURE RUNNING WIFI THAT YOU HAVE A GOOD SIGNAL AND RESET THE WIRELESS SETTINGS.
OTHER THAN THAT, IF YOU HAVE AN ETHERNET CABLE, MAKE SURE THAT YOURE RUNNING WIRED INTERNET RATHER THAN WIFI.
ITS A PROBLEM BUT THAT SEEMED TO WORK FOR ME
(caps were deliberate, it can be a common problem)
Posted on Jun 05, 2012
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