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PS3 80 Need to delete all on hardrive. PS3 40 Desire to transfer all gaming information to the PS3 80 after hardrive is clear. Then after transferring my info from PS3 40 to PS3 80 I'd like to delete/clear all information from PS3 40. End results would be playing PS3 80 with present game levels I have on PS3 40.

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The best and really only way to transfer games from one ps3 to another is to get a portable thumb (usb) drive and save the games to it. Next save the games on the new ps3.

To wipe your account info from the other ps3, all you need to do is delete the user. You don't have to worry about personal information because that is not stored on the console. The information is all stored online.

If this helps, please rate me...thanks

Posted on Jan 13, 2009

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    Dont just delete the user... Disable the account on the ps3 in order to free up an account slot on your psnid, bevause only a certain number of systems can be activated to use your content

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Actually, you can back up all the information on a storage device. This takes a while, but it is more comprehensive. Once it is backed up, re-install it on your new PS3.

Posted on Jan 30, 2009

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