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It should be. I have it installed on my 60 and 40 SKU's and it's running fine. Not sure what the fuss is about.
The in-game XMB is nice to have but should have been there from the start. As for playing music while in-game, doesn't really do much for me. Overall it is a nice update, but long overdue.
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http://www.gamespot.com/news/6193304...stnews;title;0

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LOL if you are going to install this firmware. Just make sure you backed up everything (Backup in system settings).

I don't see A big deal anyways. I also backup everything before I do a system update
How is that going to help you if the system won't load in the first place after the update?
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lol... all this talk of the PS3 bricking is making me :turd: my pants.

i installed the update last night, all went well for me. dunno if it helped, but i downloaded the update on PC and then updated via my PSP. its the way i always do it.

if my PS3 dies i will be VERY upset.

EDIT: the firmware lies within the machine itself, right? so technically, if you do brick the PS3 and you want all your data, you can just remove the HDD right?
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What kinda error? Mine seems to be working fine with 2.40 lol.
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How is that going to help you if the system won't load in the first place after the update?
oh right damn. My mistake there (lol). Well I guess if you have a laptop with SATA connection you can try?
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My PS3 is fine also with 2.40....
    
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i was just going to say it but you beat me to it lol.
Yeah itll make no diffrence if backted up as once its been flashed its then a no go back situation.
Similar to Sony PSP but now as we all know its easy to downgrade ext.Wish the PS3 was the same.Only a matter of time.Strange this update tho as i was folding on ps3 last nite and usually if theres a new update out itll not let you fold or go to the store.
Couldnt have been online for long at all.Just wondering if those whove updated will have probs later on when another update comes out.If it reconizes it.Also the online shop may not also let you in as it may not reconize the firmware.
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post #19 of 32
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i was just going to say it but you beat me to it lol.
Yeah itll make no diffrence if backted up as once its been flashed its then a no go back situation.
Similar to Sony PSP but now as we all know its easy to downgrade ext.Wish the PS3 was the same.Only a matter of time.Strange this update tho as i was folding on ps3 last nite and usually if theres a new update out itll not let you fold or go to the store.
Couldnt have been online for long at all.Just wondering if those whove updated will have probs later on when another update comes out.If it reconizes it.Also the online shop may not also let you in as it may not reconize the firmware.
nah but what i meant was in terms of saving the data on your HDD, if you bricked your PS3, couldnt you just remove your HDD, and then once the PS3 is fixed, you'd have your data back yeah?

the firmware update shouldnt affect HDD data.
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nah but what i meant was in terms of saving the data on your HDD, if you bricked your PS3, couldnt you just remove your HDD, and then once the PS3 is fixed, you'd have your data back yeah?

the firmware update shouldnt affect HDD data.
correct

system data is not saved on the hard drive. If you want to backup your settings, it is a seperate operation then backing up the file contents on your drive.
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