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Not readin blu-ray

When we put in a new blu ray disk this weekend, the play station told me that i needed to download a new encryption key in order for the disk to play. Is this normal?

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Yes this is normal hackers are learning how to build programs that can copy movies so they are trying to come up with new ways to fix this issue by doing so they have created a new standard that hackers will learn and use

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PS3 has a AACS (Advanced Access Control System) is a copyright-protection technology that is used on Blu-ray Discs. The copyrighted content is protected by setting an encryption key on both the disc and the device used to play the disc.

An AACS encryption key expires in 12 to 18 months and must be renewed, so no matter if you have a new PS3 or using it already make sure you keep upgrading your PS3 firmware regularly.

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Select Settings -> System Update, Download the latest update data from the Internet. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the operation.

You also perform this system update via a storage media, Use update data saved on a disc, Memory Stick™ or other media. Download the update data from a Web site using a PC

Hope this helps, Wishing you happy holidays and happy Gaming, do remember to rate my solution

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PS3 has a AACS (Advanced Access Control System) is a copyright-protection technology that is used on Blu-ray Discs. The copyrighted content is protected by setting an encryption key on both the disc and the device used to play the disc.

An AACS encryption key expires in 12 to 18 months and must be renewed, so no matter if you have a new PS3 or using it already make sure you keep upgrading your PS3 firmware regularly.

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There are two ways to update as listed below:

* Update via Internet
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Download the update data directly to the system from the Internet. The latest update is automatically downloaded.

Select Settings -> System Update, Download the latest update data from the Internet. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the operation.

You also perform this system update via a storage media, Use update data saved on a disc, Memory Stick™ or other media. Download the update data from a Web site using a PC

Hope this helps, Wishing you happy holidays and happy Gaming

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Silly anti priacy stuff. Doesnt even stop the pirates...

You just need to get the update, through it on a usb stick and update your ps3. Here is a link to the update and instructions. Hope it helps.

http://www.us.playstation.com/Support/SystemUpdates/PS3/pc_update.html

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Its explained on this page:

http://manuals.playstation.net/document/en/ps3/2_60/video/aacs.html

On that page click on the link that says "update the system software".

On the next page it will explain to you the different ways to upgrade the software on your ps3.

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