PS3 help! (in Off-topic)


Adios Muchachos April 14 2010 8:36 PM EDT

I have recently acquired a used PS3 without a hard drive... the old one was abused. I have since bought a hard drive for the PS3, it is 320 gb.

I need to know how to install the operating system for the PS3. I've tried the update but it's only an update not the full OS.

Alright CB community, I know we are all eggheads, do you know what to do?

Salketer [big bucks] April 14 2010 8:46 PM EDT

http://us.playstation.com/support/answer/index.htm?a_id=1189

You don't google much do you?

Eliteofdelete [Battle Royale] April 14 2010 8:47 PM EDT

Salk you should have used http://lmgtfy.com/.

Salketer [big bucks] April 14 2010 8:49 PM EDT

oh yeh, I forgot it existed.

Adios Muchachos April 14 2010 8:54 PM EDT

Been trying that guys

Underage Drinking [Battle Royale] April 14 2010 9:10 PM EDT

there was a recent update for the ps3(most recent 3.2 or soemthing). which will not allow you to have another OS on your ps3.

Underage Drinking [Battle Royale] April 14 2010 9:13 PM EDT

have you tried the recovery menu as well? it was introduced in update 2.5. look up youtube, videos on how to get to the ps3 recovery menu. this menu boots the ps3 using minimal resources.

Salketer [big bucks] April 14 2010 10:18 PM EDT

Sorry about that then...

I don't see any other ways to do it...

Adios Muchachos April 15 2010 12:52 PM EDT

i got it working, had to find a full os took a while but yeah
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