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I've got a ps3, it's got demonstration mode. How can I get rid of this mode?

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This is what i've found
"I successfully updated my legitimately-purchased "demo" PS3 via Ethernet to demonstration firmware 2.10 after entering the password "5202". However, please note that this is STILL demonstration firmware and must be unlocked at EVERY power-on. (Oddly, the password changed to 2464 after the update.)

Even then, many features, including the PlayStation Store and folding@home, are blocked!! After exhaustive research and effort, including replacing and rezeroing the hard drive (no effect), attempting to update via CF and Memory Stick ("No Valid Update info found"), and physical examination of the logic board itself for a reset button or removable jumper (no such luck), I concluded that there is no practical way to do it. The Samsung NAND flash firmware chip is soldered, not socketed, so essentially not replaceable without extremely delicate work (assuming one could find a replacement chip anyway!)."
You cant really do anything at this point. return it to the store and get a refund.

Posted on Aug 07, 2008

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TAKE IT BACK TO THE PAWN AND TELL THEM THEY SOLD YOU A **** UNIT!

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