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Error 80028f17 I recently bought Marvel vs. Capcom 2 for PS2 to play on the PS3 playstation. When I insert the disk into the PS3 it produces an error 80028f17. How can I fix this issue? Let me know. Thanks. J.

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  • Anonymous Apr 07, 2008

    I downloaded 2 games from Sony Store and cannot start them, keep getting error message 80028F17. Now i cant even load my other PS3 games from disc OR play blu ray discs, something seems to have corrupted the hard drive i think? I've e-mailed Sony but have had no reply yet!

  • Awat Jul 31, 2008

    I have the PS2 game Star Wars Battlefront 2 and I want to play it on my PS3. When I insert the disk, it says error (80028f17). How can I fix this problem? To fix the problem I googled 80028f17 and I found this link.

  • kyle09 Feb 17, 2009

    this first happened to me when I was playing soul calibur 4 that i rented from blockbuster. it sort of fixed itself after i tried loading discs of various formats: audio, ps2, ps1, dvd, blu-ray. It took about 30 minutes of restarting, ejecting, and trying new discs.

    now, 4 months later, it has happened again and nothing I do seems to be working. coincidentally, the problem started again when I was playing soul calibur 4 from blockbuster. Now, my ps3 only reads audio discs but any audio disc will start to skip when i go to the 3rd or 4th track. ps2, dvd, and blu-ray discs don't even appear on the menu. ps3 and psx games appear on the menu but give me the boot error 80028f17.

    from my experience, i believe there are some games that cause data errors on the ps3. i don't own any illegal copies of games and i've experienced the same problem with two different (authentic) copies of the same game.

    there has to be a way to fix this!

  • nick de vries Mar 18, 2009

    i've bought CoD5, played it for about 2-3 months and never i had issuea with the game... but now, it says error 80028f17, ant it wont recordnize the game... this game is a legal game, and it is in perfect state... my ps3 doesnt play any ps3 games anymore...:(

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2009

    i've got a little issue with my ps3... it says error (80028f17) and it wont recordnize any ps3 game... all my ps3 games are original from the store, and i've never had issues before... now it only plays PS2 games, ant it sucks big time :(

  • timgatlin Mar 20, 2009

    Downloaded Map Pack for Call of Duty 5 for the Playstation 3 and now get the Error(80028F17) when i try to boot or play the game. I was better off before trying to download. This sucks.

  • Anonymous Apr 05, 2009

    well my problem shoudnt happen then because i bought red alert from the ps3 STORE and now i see that damned error thing



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Error 80028f17 is a boot error and there is nothing you can really do about it, the disk is corrupted or burned (illegal copy) of the game. If it is legit, go back to the store and ask for another copy as it doesn't work.

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Hello mate, first of all is ur ps3 a 60gb? if not only 60gb ps3's can read ps2 games, but if u do have a 60gb, it can only read certain types of ps2 games, i know this because i had a ps3 and tried to play onimusha but it didnt work, but it worked for scarface, so it either u dont have a 60gb or that game doesnt work on ps3. Thanks

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