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My PS3 wont allow me to download anything to the harddrive.

I'm not sure if its just not allowed, but i can't seem to be able to put anything from my psp or thumbdrive onto my ps3. I cant even download videos from PSN or other places to the harddrive to watch. Im curious if this is my harddrive or something else. the error code given is: 8003041C. Firmware is current and the harddrive has space. Ive restored it and done everything i can think of, thanks in advance for any help.

Ben A.

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  • scotta01 May 11, 2010

    How old is your PS3?

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This error has been dubed as the Virus error by PS3 users. The hard drive needs to be completely wiped. You can do this by doing the full system restore. (Yea, the one that takes 10 hours) One or more of your files may be corrupted with a very small but lethal file that affects the PS3 but may not affect your PC. If all else fails, try a different hard drive. I hope this helps you. Good luck and happy gaming!!

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  • maxe-nini Jun 28, 2011

    What is the best site to download latest video games into my ps3 hd or its not possibel and what programes I need to make it possible coz I don't know anything I just see some people download latest games help plzzzzzz what to download and from where any links I don't know really lol is it important to have usb? And if I download all programes I need will I be able to download any game from the psn? Thanks hope some one reply my long question

  • Wes Sydenstricker
    Wes Sydenstricker Jun 29, 2011

    The only place you can legally download games to your PS3 is at the Playstation Store. Thank you.

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