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What do I do when trying to play a Blu-ray movie and the following information comes up on the screen? To play this BD you must renew the encryption key. Perform a system software update to renew the encryption key.

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Other than renewing the encryption key, you can also try ripping Blu-ray to MP4 to play the Blu-ray movie on your PS3. With the right program, you can easily have your Blu-ray collection ripped. And as you know, PS3 can play videos from USB sticks, so you can rip Blu-ray to say, MP4 and then put the MP4 movies to your flash drive and play them on your PS3. If you need, here's how to rip Blu-ray to MP4 for your reference: How to Rip and Convert Blu ray to MP4 with Blu ray to MP4 Converter

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Have you tried performing a ssystem update? Go to the settings menu and 'system update' should be the first option on the list, then just follow the on-screen instructions

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I need to renew my ps3 BD encryption key to watch blue ray movie


Some newer blu ray discs require that your system be updated to view the movie. This is due to a security "encryption" set by various movie companies. (they are trying to prevent people from copying their movies).
If your PS3 is connected to the internet this should be done automatically when trying to view the movie.
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It says... to play this BD, you must renew the encryption key. perform a system software update to renew the encryption key.


If you have internet access,go there download the update to your computer. Then download the update with the encryption key to a usb thumb drive.Then on the usb port of PS 3 install the updates there.

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You may have to renew the AACS encryption key to play content such as movies on commercially available BD video software (BD-ROM). If a message indicating that the encryption key needs to be renewed is displayed, update the system software to the latest version. The encryption key will then be automatically renewed.
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. There may also be other times when the key has to be renewed. in the manual

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Yes it does have wireless internet. Go to the beginning of the cross bar menu, where system update is. and scroll down, you will see network options.

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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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How do I perform a system software update to renew


Here is a link to Sony's instructions on how to update:
http://manuals.playstation.net/document/en/ps3/current/settings/update.html

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How do i do this to play this bd, you must renew the encryption key. perform a system software update to renew the encryption key.


Do you know if your PS3 has been updated to the most current firmware? In your XMB on your ps3 go to settings.. The very top option is system update. Click it and it will ask you to select a method. Update via internet. Go through this you should be good to go. Sometimes the key just has to be renewed, they usually expire 12-18 mos. Heres a link to the manual..
http://manuals.playstation.net/document/en/ps3/current/video/aacs.html

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