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I just started to try to play a blue ray and it is telling me renew the encryption key. i do not have internet.

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HI....

Check with the Sony PS3 website ( obviously not at home though)

http://us.playstation.com/support/?s=ps3#ps3

If this helps please rate my help...Thanks

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