Updating ps3 from usb
If the data is not saved in the correct way, the PS3 system will not recognize the update data. Location: Save in the “PS3” folder “UPDATE” folder File name: Save as file name “PS3UPDAT.
PUP” ∅ Do not turn off the PS3 system or remove the storage media or USB device during an update.
It's also important to remember that some PS3 models, such as some versions of the Slim and all versions of the Super Slim, cannot be jailbroken.
I know the ps3 is telling me not to turn the power off, but it's been stuck on 99% for almost half an hour now.
Jailbreaking allows you to install mods, cheats, third-party applications, and games that you normally can't use on the PS3.
Steps/instructions To Jailbreak Your Playstation 3 Required Items For Play Station 3 JB Version 4.84 Update → Open the application, and run it as Administrator (optional).→ Select your PS3 Model and the Firmware you are using.→ Select your region or country.→ Now click “Download” button and wait for the download to complete.→ Once the download is complete, you’ll get your Jailbreak File for your PS3.The company also posted detailed instructions for users to install the update even if their consoles won’t turn on.Required equipment includes a USB Mass Storage device such as a USB flash drive with at least 168MB of free space, or older models can use an SD card, Memory Stick or Compact Flash card.It bypasses a system security check using a memory exploit which occurs with USB devices that allows the execution of unsigned code.One of the most popular pieces of homebrew software used with the device is Backup Manager, which allows users to copy game titles from the optical media to the hard drive of the Play Station 3.