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I tried updating my ps3 to the recent 2.36 update, it downloaded, and i agreed with the terms and everything. When it was time for installing the download, it stops at 29 percent, and teling me that there was an error. The code was (8002F157). So what does that mean, and how can i fix my ps3, since now when i restart it, it just goes back to updating the intall, but stops everytime at 29%?

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    shanexu3 Apr 19, 2009

    I tried updating my ps3 to 2.70 and now it just gives me a code 8002f157. it will not work

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Hey davefearon,

If you are unable to get back to the Playstation 3 dashboard, your console may be stuck in an installation loop. Unfortunately, this typically means that you would need to contact Sony to arrange physical repairs on your PS3.

On the other hand, if you can get back to the PS3 dashboard, you may want to try updating the console using your PC and a USB flash drive instead. You should be able to find instructions on how to do so in your owner's manual, or can visit Sony's support website by clicking on the link I've provided below.

http://www.us.playstation.com/PS3/About/SystemUpdate/pc_update.html#update_PC

Hope this helps you out.

Sincerely,
Aaron
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Posted on Jun 18, 2008

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