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    software update 4.40??

    i just turned my ps3 on and it said i needed an update,think it was 4.40.
    just wondered what the update was?



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    My store also DLed an update after the system update...

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    If you have God of War Ascension it forces you to update to 4.41 if you want the platinum.




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    Note that this update may kill some USB adaptors.

    4.40 adds support for USB-based NFC reader devices (whatever they are...) but in the process, my 2 USB port > 5 USB port expansion bar has been disabled. It might have something to do with the 2 PS3 USB ports being used by the one device that knocks it over.

    No biggie...I haven't updated to 4.41 yet, that may correct the issue.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ant1th3s1s View Post
    Note that this update may kill some USB adaptors.

    4.40 adds support for USB-based NFC reader devices (whatever they are...) but in the process, my 2 USB port > 5 USB port expansion bar has been disabled. It might have something to do with the 2 PS3 USB ports being used by the one device that knocks it over.

    No biggie...I haven't updated to 4.41 yet, that may correct the issue.
    There is no 4.41? PlayStation 3 system software - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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    Updated to OFW v4.40, there was no presence of 4.41.

    I wasn't able to sign onto PSN after updating though, so fair warning to anyone else thinking about updating.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JDizzle0420 View Post
    I made that assumption based on Fillabong's post. If not, my expansion bar is currently useless. It only cost a few bucks so I'll live without it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Helyx View Post
    I wasn't able to sign onto PSN after updating though, so fair warning to anyone else thinking about updating.
    I was able to sign into PSN after downloading the update

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    Quote Originally Posted by ant1th3s1s View Post
    I made that assumption based on Fillabong's post. If not, my expansion bar is currently useless. It only cost a few bucks so I'll live without it.
    Oh. Makes me wonder if my 7 port hub still works. Gonna check it now...

    Edit: It still works. Did you switch ports? My friends PS3 has a dead USB port...

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    Quote Originally Posted by JDizzle0420 View Post
    Oh. Makes me wonder if my 7 port hub still works. Gonna check it now...

    Edit: It still works. Did you switch ports? My friends PS3 has a dead USB port...
    Mine uses both PS3 ports for the one device (it acts as a cover / replacement for the default ports), which I think is the problem. It looks like this -



    I have other hubs that use only one port and they're AOK when connected direct to a PS3 port instead of via the 5 port expansion.

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    Oh I see. That sucks. That thing is pretty cool looking though. Looks like it would blend in naturally with the PS3. I just have my hub kinda hidden behind the PS3...

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    I've had nothing but problems since downloading 4.40. Keep getting dropped from psn and "text only" chat room. Actually froze my system up a minute ago. I had to do a hard reset. Thank you Sony, basterds
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    Quote Originally Posted by 00Highway00 View Post
    I've had nothing but problems since downloading 4.40. Keep getting dropped from psn and "text only" chat room. Actually froze my system up a minute ago. I had to do a hard reset. Thank you Sony, basterds
    Hmm... I haven't encountered any problems.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fillabong View Post
    If you have God of War Ascension it forces you to update to 4.41 if you want the platinum.
    So did I downgrade my PS3?

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    Quote Originally Posted by APriceless View Post
    Hmm... I haven't encountered any problems.
    i havent either, though now certain games tend to be freezing more often


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    Quote Originally Posted by fillabong View Post
    If you have God of War Ascension it forces you to update to 4.41 if you want the platinum.
    the update v4.41 may be only available to people who are playing GoW:A. it may not be a "legit" update in terms of everyone needs it. so maybe v4.41 is a system patch for GoW:A instead of a game data patch.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Feral View Post
    I was able to sign into PSN after downloading the update
    Ditto, here

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    Just jumped on the ps3 thank god for wired connection.
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    It seems OFW v4.40 was some type of big-brother update. They're watching you...

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