Question about Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

1 Answer

Software Update Error

I am currently trying to update Burnout: Paradise City on my PS3 via the automatic update service, but I constantly have the following error: The system prompts me upon startup that I must update the Burnout software, it then cycles my video settings, quirk of my 42" 1080p LCD I would imagine, then tries to initiate a download. The screen promtply goes blank, the PS3 stays on, the controls do not respond such that I can see anything on screen, and it does not go away. I left it like this for three hours. It is connected to the internet through a wireless network but can update system software perfectly. I noticed this issue a while back with Rock Band, but it went away the next time I connected my console to the internet, no idea how. Any assistance is greatly appreciated and rewarded with candy*.

*Disclaimer: Candy subject to FDA approval before shipment. Shipment may be delayed due to the fact that it is internet candy, are you silly enough to have candy shipped to you from an anonymous person on the in-tard-net? May contain bleach or other household cleaning products, consume at own risk.

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 2 Answers

I have just recently purchased my PS3 but what the problem sounds like is a link failure. I work on computers for a living and have seen this problem alot when the link wasn't fully developed or is missing critical information. I would try surfing the internet with your PS3 and going to the games web site to get the download or some other 3rd party website and try downloading it and installing it that way. You can find almost anything with a serach engine, so if you don't know a direct website then try that.

If that doesn't work ask some of your friends if they have ever updated that game, because I have noticed that after some of the PS3's firmware updates some older games will not update because a conflict in information.

hope that helps!!
p.s. my favorite candy is reeces lol

Posted on May 22, 2008

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

My ps3 wont quit teling me unable to update online game data error code 923.22-7.6.5


Error 80710723 PS3 won't update any of my games. - Page ...

community.us.playstation.com > ... > Consoles & Peripherals

PlayStation
Sep 8, 2013 - 10 posts
Re: Error 80710723 PS3 won't update any of my games. ... Then I tried and thinking it would stop( and it was a long download time) I decided to leave ... that is what exactly is happening to me i own a regular ps3 slim, after i ...

Games won't update? - PlayStation Nation - GameSpot

www.gamespot.com/forums/.../games-wont-update-26202278/

GameSpotMy games won't update (Burnout to 1.1 and Warhawk to 1.2)... I am signed in to ... If anyone knows it'd be nice to tell me whats going on. .... My ps3 every time i try to play a game online it asks me to update the game as it found new software.

3 November Black Ops 3 Update Problems & Fixes


Dec 25, 2015 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

1 Answer

Ps3 error 8002fb27


this particular error is caused by corrupted data easiest way around this will be to install the update via a usb flash stick.

you can download the update here http://uk.playstation.com/ps3/support/system-software/detail/item541668/Update-features-%28ver-4-31%29/

this link will explain how to update via a Usb stick http://www.ps3news.com/forums/ps3-guides-tutorials/how-install-ps3-firmware-memory-stick-99095.html

Please only use the first to download the firmware only ever trust official sources.

Dec 04, 2012 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

1 Answer

Every time its gets to 62% is says an error with (8002F997) ive tired the method by swiching the media sever to disable but that didnt work. what eles do i do


Error code "8002F997" means your PS3 is having issues updating your system software directly via internet. As a workaround you'll use external storage media, such as a USB thumb drive, to transfer the software to your PS3

1. Requirements

- A USB cable (not necessary if using a USB thumb drive)
- A PC with Internet access
- Storage media or a USB Mass Storage device such as a USB flash drive

2. Downloading and saving the software

- Plug in your USB drive to your computer, and create a folder on the storage media in which to save the update data. Create a folder named "PS3" on the storage media/USB device. Within the PS3 folder, create a folder named "UPDATE".

- Download the update data from

http://dus01.ps3.update.playstation.net/update/ps3/image/us/2011_0310_91ee193a2fa921a6fce780fc40236e3b/PS3UPDAT.PUP

and save it in the "UPDATE" folder.

Note:

Be sure to save the update data as noted below. If the data is not saved in the correct way, the PS3 will not recognize the update data. The folder name must be in all uppercase letters.

-> Location: Save in the "PS3" folder > "UPDATE" folder
-> File name: Save as file name "PS3UPDAT.PUP".

3. Updating the PS3 software

Note:

Do not turn off the PS3, or remove the USB drive, during the software update!

- Insert the USB drive/storage media into the PS3
- On your PS3, from Home Menu (second icon from the left) -> System Update ->Select [Update via Storage Media].

The system automatically searches for and finds the update data saved on the storage media or USB device.


http://us.playstation.com/support/systemupdates/ps3/pc_update/index.htm

Mar 24, 2011 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

1 Answer

I Keep Receiving Error 80029C77 When I Try The Latest Update For MyPS3


I received this today and first I downloaded the update via the web on your computer to a USB flash drive. Once downloaded create the folders PS3 and the folder UPDATE within PS3. PS3\UPDATE. Move downloaded file into the UPDATE folder. (folders must be in CAPS). Then when the unit is off press and hold the power button until it beeps 3 times. A menu should come up on the screen. Select the option that states update system software (I believe its 6). The unit will update via the flash drive. After that the unit will restart and should be updated and working. 

Jul 27, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

1 Answer

8002ad23 error code with no router


8002AD23 Found to be related to a connection issue Check to make sure firewall is off to see if that helps. (possibly network/update error) .

Jul 12, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

1 Answer

Ps3 locking up


yes, this must be a problem with your blu-ray reader . did you try to run another bluray disc game ?

you should try:
  • restoring system settings
  • reinstalling possible game files.
  • look for possible game updates
  • reinstalling sony firmware (re-update via USB)
if nothing of this works, you should take the system to a support centre for verify possible hardware damage .

Jul 25, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

1 Answer

X-Box 360 Burnout Paradise - Burnout Bike update


Okay, I figured it out myself, if anyone has this problem, with the new update you should get dynamic weather and bikes with day-to-night play. If not, for me it didn't get the update all the way, so I had to re-download update v1.7. To make sure you have the update, when you start the game it should have "Burnout Paradise" in a blue logo type, before the update it was red, and you will have the choice to change from cars to bikes.

Apr 06, 2009 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

1 Answer

PS3 Refuses To Play Certain Games


do we really need the Sony PS3 2.43 update to fix the current 2.42?

Sep 19, 2008 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

1 Answer

Updating PS3 .PUP file


Update data download procedure
  1. Create a folder on the storage media in which to save the update data.
    Using a PC, create a folder named “PS3” on the storage media or USB device. Within the PS3 folder, create a folder named “UPDATE”.
    pc_update_clip_diagram_us.jpg
  2. Download the update data and save it in the UPDATE folder created in step 1.
    btn_download_up.jpg
Notice Be sure to save the update data as noted below. If the data is not saved in the correct way, the PS3™ system will not recognize the update data. The folder name must be in all uppercase letters.
  • Location: Save in the “PS3” folder > “UPDATE” folder
  • File name: Save as file name “PS3UPDAT.PUP”.
Update procedure Notices
  • Do not turn off the PS3™ system or remove the storage media or USB device during an update. If an update is cancelled before completion, the system software may become damaged, and the system may require servicing or exchange.
  • The power button on the PS3™ system front is not active during an update.
  1. Insert the storage media or USB device that contains the update data in the PS3™ system.
  2. From the home menu, select icn_settings.gif (Settings) > icn_ntwkupdate.gif (System Update), and then press the x_button.gif button.

    sysupdate.jpg
  3. Select [Update via Storage Media], and then press the x_button.gif button.

    viamedia.jpg
    The system automatically searches for and finds the update data saved on the storage media or USB device.
  4. Start the update data.

    network_update.jpg
    Press the x_button.gif button to start the update data. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the update.
  5. Confirm that the update was successful.
    After the update has been completed, go to icn_settings.gif (Settings) > icn_ps3_systemsettings.gif (System Settings) > [System Information]. If the System Software field displays the version number of the update, the update was successful.
Hint

Mar 30, 2008 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

Not finding what you are looking for?
Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console Logo

132 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Sony Video Game Consoles Experts

Iron
Iron

Level 3 Expert

3018 Answers

Troy Gorman
Troy Gorman

Level 3 Expert

508 Answers

Marc
Marc

Level 2 Expert

68 Answers

Are you a Sony Video Game Console Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...