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Ratchet and clank ps3

When the game starts up a screen comes on saying: Your HDD has insufficient space. You need 419 mb available for the initial setup.

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  • mahw709 Aug 25, 2008

    Having the same issue. I have a new 80 gb ps3 with nothing to delete. Is there a way to fix this without being connected to the internet(unable to get a router for internet conn. until a couple of weeks)

    Thanks

  • bonniegoymer Dec 08, 2008

    my computer is saying i do not have enough memory on a 80gb playstation 3,to play rachet and clank yet its a brand new computer with a brand new game please help

  • s_kloster222 Dec 19, 2008

    Brand new PS 3. saying I do not have enough free space and need 419 MB - even installing the initial components wouldn't take up 80GB!
    Please help


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I finally bought my router from amazon ($45) which enabled me to sign up for playstation network. From there I downloaded a free trial game and deleted it which allows you to play ratchet and clank. I am not very computer savy so it took me a bit to get the playstation online via the router. After playing the game for a week I can honestly say that it was worth all the trouble. One of the all time great games especially if you have kids. Using a wireless router seems to be the only way to overcome your situation. I wasn't thrilled about having to buy it after the money I spent on the PS3 but at least I am now connected to the Playstation network and can download Ratchett and Clank part II (can't remember title).

Posted on Sep 19, 2008

I have a brand new ps3 just out of the box never been used b4 and i am having the same problem with the same game but i have nothing to delete any ideas?

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Hello.
You will need to make free space on your hard drive. If there is a game you beat and do not need the info anymore, go to game data ande delete anything that has to do with that game. Also delete and pictures, videos, or demos that you do not need anymopre. Most of these newer games need to install information on your hard drive in order to run smoother and faster on your game console.

I hope this helps. Good luck to you!!

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You can clear up the old user data by deleting it from the GAME menu. Check Game Data Folder.

If there are games that you've never played before or games that you aren't going to play anymore go ahead and delete the files.

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For some reason this software has a glitch that won't allow it to load unless you delete one of your profiles from any game. I deleted/transfered to stick a 132 MB profile from Saints row II and it loaded. I didn't need to delete 419 MB as it stated. The game loaded and plays perfectly now. I see that even a new virgin system with zero profiles does the same thing. I guess you need to download any profile of any size and delete it before you can load this one. It should have been worked out before the game was released. I am sure that there were more than a few unhappy kids Christmas morning due to this. Thank you anyway.

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this is a known big in the game , i listed the report below

We have identified a data loading issue with PS3 and Ratchet & Clank Tools of Destruction, which may affect users who boot the game up for the first time.

During the pre-game set-up procedure, game data is automatically saved to the PS3 HDD. It has been found that, on occasion, this data fails to copy to the HDD, with an on-scree message claiming that there is insufficient space to do so - despite the fact that there is in fact enough free space on the drive.

ACTION: For every 4GB of HDD space, there is a 540MB range that will cause the game to display a message indicating that there is insufficient space to create game data. This message will therefore occur when the following amount of free space is on the HDD:

- 4010-4550MB;
- 8010-8550MB;
- 12010-12550MB;
- at every subsequent 4GB interval (i.e 16010-16550MB, etc)

If the PS3 HDD is within any of these ranges when booting without game data created, this message will appear. After game data is created, this will never appear, so if a user doesnt encounter it at first, they never will. Any users who do receive this message will need to either delete data from or save data to the HDD, so that the amount of free space no longer lies within the range detailed above

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