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What does error message 80029987 mean when I am trying to play a DVD on my PS3?

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SOURCE: PS3 80 GB - Error Code 8002991

Hi tomdonnatim,

If your PS3 is brand new, you most likely have to update the system's software to a more current version in order to properly play many Blu-Ray discs.

In order to update your PS3 system:
Go to the home menu, move to the "Settings" tab (the 2nd tab from the far left), scroll down to "System Update". It takes about 5 minutes to download and fully download the update, but it should solve the problem.

More information on the system update can be found below:

http://www.us.playstation.com/ps3/about/systemupdate

Posted on Nov 20, 2008

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Not the awnser you want but Not all PS3 can play the PS2 games. you can look here to see if yours does.

http://playstation.custhelp.com/cgi-bin/playstation.cfg/php/enduser/std_adp.php?p_faqid=232&p_sid=kXpucUsj

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Posted on Mar 16, 2009

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Hi tomdonnatim,

If your PS3 is brand new, you most likely have to update the system's software to a more current version in order to properly play many Blu-Ray discs.

In order to update your PS3 system:
Go to the home menu, move to the "Settings" tab (the 2nd tab from the far left), scroll down to "System Update". It takes about 5 minutes to download and fully download the update, but it should solve the problem.

More information on the system update can be found below:

http://www.us.playstation.com/ps3/about/systemupdate

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