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How do I renew my encryption code for my PS3? I connected my phone line to the back of my ps3, but it didnt help me connect to resolve this very frustrating issue...they sell u the ps3, and hype as an amazing blue ray player, and then the encryption key expires...what a pain in the _ _ _! Anyway, I will be grateful to anyone who helps me fix this problem.

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I have a ps3 as well, mine does not have have a phone jack, but it does have an ethernet jack. I am hoping that yours is the same. If you connect it to your internet via an ethernet jack, the key should update when you go to the system settings.

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