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Ps3 And downloading movies online

When trying to download movies online with my PS3 i get a message saying insert storage media to destanation drive??
why can`t they be saved to the hard drive?

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You do not have enough space left on your hard drive... try buying an external hard drive or deleting some music/demos/games then try...
hope this helps, if so please rate...thanks

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I try to download stuff off the internet but it keeps saying connect storage media at the save destination what does this mean


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When i try to download something it says connect storage media to save destination what does that mean and what can i do to download stuff without that coming up


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Every time its gets to 62% is says an error with (8002F997) ive tired the method by swiching the media sever to disable but that didnt work. what eles do i do


Error code "8002F997" means your PS3 is having issues updating your system software directly via internet. As a workaround you'll use external storage media, such as a USB thumb drive, to transfer the software to your PS3

1. Requirements

- A USB cable (not necessary if using a USB thumb drive)
- A PC with Internet access
- Storage media or a USB Mass Storage device such as a USB flash drive

2. Downloading and saving the software

- Plug in your USB drive to your computer, and create a folder on the storage media in which to save the update data. Create a folder named "PS3" on the storage media/USB device. Within the PS3 folder, create a folder named "UPDATE".

- Download the update data from

http://dus01.ps3.update.playstation.net/update/ps3/image/us/2011_0310_91ee193a2fa921a6fce780fc40236e3b/PS3UPDAT.PUP

and save it in the "UPDATE" folder.

Note:

Be sure to save the update data as noted below. If the data is not saved in the correct way, the PS3 will not recognize the update data. The folder name must be in all uppercase letters.

-> Location: Save in the "PS3" folder > "UPDATE" folder
-> File name: Save as file name "PS3UPDAT.PUP".

3. Updating the PS3 software

Note:

Do not turn off the PS3, or remove the USB drive, during the software update!

- Insert the USB drive/storage media into the PS3
- On your PS3, from Home Menu (second icon from the left) -> System Update ->Select [Update via Storage Media].

The system automatically searches for and finds the update data saved on the storage media or USB device.


http://us.playstation.com/support/systemupdates/ps3/pc_update/index.htm

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What is connect storage media at save destination on ps3


File formats that the PS3 doesn't recognize as something that it can play can only be saved to a USB storage device, or a memory card. You can't download anything to the PS3 hard drive via the browser that you couldn't copy to it from a USB storage device. That is what the error message means. You have to connect an external storage device, because the PS3 won't store this file format on the internal drive. This protects the integrity of the system. If you connect a USB drive or memory card (you will need a USB adapter for the memory card if you don't have a launch PS3), then you can download anything that you want using the PS3 web browser.

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It basically means two things:

1. You cannot save that file onto the PS3 hard drive through the PS3 Operating System (therefore, asks you for a different storage media to save it on).

2. You cannot run that software through the PS3 Operating System.

So what needs to be done is to get a storage device like an external hard drive or a flash drive to save the movie on.

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Need to download firefox to my ps3


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Internet Connection


then you have to update the ps3's firmware.
Use a computer and go here and click the bar that says "download now".
when you are done downloading, save the file on a flash drive (also called thumb/USB drive), compact flash, SD card or memory stick. it must be at least have 140MB free space.
On the storage, copy the file you downloaded in the \PS3\Update folder.
Insert the media in the ps3 via usb or card reader.
On the Ps3, under "Settings", go to "System Update".
select "Update via storage media".
click ok to start the upate. Follow the directions.

After its done, now try to change your network settings.

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Download issues


check if there anything wrong with the console or the hard drive.

Apr 22, 2008 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Updating PS3 .PUP file


Update data download procedure
  1. Create a folder on the storage media in which to save the update data.
    Using a PC, create a folder named “PS3” on the storage media or USB device. Within the PS3 folder, create a folder named “UPDATE”.
    pc_update_clip_diagram_us.jpg
  2. Download the update data and save it in the UPDATE folder created in step 1.
    btn_download_up.jpg
Notice Be sure to save the update data as noted below. If the data is not saved in the correct way, the PS3™ system will not recognize the update data. The folder name must be in all uppercase letters.
  • Location: Save in the “PS3” folder > “UPDATE” folder
  • File name: Save as file name “PS3UPDAT.PUP”.
Update procedure Notices
  • Do not turn off the PS3™ system or remove the storage media or USB device during an update. If an update is cancelled before completion, the system software may become damaged, and the system may require servicing or exchange.
  • The power button on the PS3™ system front is not active during an update.
  1. Insert the storage media or USB device that contains the update data in the PS3™ system.
  2. From the home menu, select icn_settings.gif (Settings) > icn_ntwkupdate.gif (System Update), and then press the x_button.gif button.

    sysupdate.jpg
  3. Select [Update via Storage Media], and then press the x_button.gif button.

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    The system automatically searches for and finds the update data saved on the storage media or USB device.
  4. Start the update data.

    network_update.jpg
    Press the x_button.gif button to start the update data. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the update.
  5. Confirm that the update was successful.
    After the update has been completed, go to icn_settings.gif (Settings) > icn_ps3_systemsettings.gif (System Settings) > [System Information]. If the System Software field displays the version number of the update, the update was successful.
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