For this guide there are a few requirements, all of which you should own or you would not be looking here. A storage media device, either a USB flash drive or a Memory Stick, SD Memory Card, or Compact Flash card.Play Station 3 console- Any model works, as all models have Memory Card readers and USB ports. On that storage media, you will need at least 150MB of free space.

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This Step 7 is a belt and braces follow through to ensure that you’ve properly set up your system in respect of the main settings, as listed below, that cause many of the problems.

To get started on checking your PS3 settings, click on the links below: 1.

Make sure therefore, all your game settings, including audio and video settings, are set correctly.

If you are following through this 7 step Quick Repair Guide, you will have already performed a “Restore Default Settings” during the Safe Mode and Reboot procedure (Step 6) which will have restored settings to basic “straight out of the box” settings.

If you update your PS3 system, the system software version will be 4.75 and the following features will be updated.

In order to download PS3 system software version 4.75, you will need a minimum 200MB of free space on either the PS3 Hard Disk Drive (System Update) or on removable storage media (PC Update).

We encourage you to check this page from time to time for system software updates and to always maintain your system to use the latest version of the system software.

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Move the downloaded firmware file into the UPDATE folder. From the Xross Media Bar, head over to Settings and finally to System Update.

Press X on your controller to move to the next step.

So, review the the sections that are relevant to you.