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This issue caused major problems for me. I reformatted the drive/os twice and was about to put this in the trash as I could not update firmware nor get game updates. I went hard wire as well as wireless. I powered down everything overnite as some fixes suggested. I down loaded onto a USB thumb drive several times all failing to the grand 8002F997. All to no avail. I tried one last thing I hopped onto a local wi-fi that was free and not password protected. Bada Bing, firmware took, game updates took and I am downloading all the previous games I purchased online. Funny thing is that I do not have a problem playing online games on my network ?!?!?!?!
Posted on Jan 31, 2010
SOURCE: when updating my ps3 i
8002F997 - Trying to Update the Firmware, copying to a file and installing from a USB
If you where trying to update using a USB drive, then redownload the file to the USB and try again. If you where trying to update while connected online with your PS3 console, then just try updating once again.
Posted on Dec 14, 2010
SOURCE: cant complete update 8002F997
Make sure your wireless network is online and that you have put the wireless network key in properly as well, so then proceed to what should, I have no problem with mine cause it updates when I need to activate to the prompts.
Posted on Feb 21, 2011
SOURCE: I updated my PS3 to
- This error is caused by an issue with updating the PlayStation 3 firmware by USB drive. Ensure there are no problems with the USB drive. Download the firmware update to the USB drive again to ensure the firmware file is not corrupt. Try the installation of the firmware again. If all else fails, update firmware over the network.
Posted on Sep 15, 2011
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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