This is a list of known Error Codes if i have missed any please post them and i will update the list.
This is a non-exhaustive list of the most common errors encountered when using a PS3
To Easily Search for your Error Code Hit CTRL+F then type your Code in the Box If you do not see your Error Code here please post it so i can add it to the list Thank You
Unable to play Blu-Ray Disc
Issue Playing Disc
Description: The Playstation 3 Could not Read the disc or the disc is not supported
An error occurred during the delete operation
Sign in to PLAYSTATION-Network (needed for some games or Ps3
processes - have to sign in to use them)
Issue Connecting to the Playstation Network
An error occurred during the copy operation (using media server)
An error occurred during the start operation (corrupted folding install)
An error occurred during the start operation (during disc swap tests)
DNS Error; No DSN server available.
System Error due to failed update download
Major Error , Game ability stopped
Can’t start Blueray Game
Will not play hard drive games - Cause unknown
An error occured during the start operation; Ps1 game swapped using
the eject function and then play pressed quickly - ps1 game inserted
Exchanging Key Information exchange has timed out
“Cannot Obtain an IP address”.
Downloaded Game will not install - Cause unknown
An error occurred during the copy operation. The file may be corrupt or
there isnt enough memory. Try copying data from original source.
System Settings Fail to Save - Possible Blue Screen “Setting information
Error Creating Account
PS3 connects to internet but not to network - Typically means that the
required ports are
Playstation Network is down.
“An error has occured. you’ve been signed out from the ps network” -
IP conflict , PS3 Cannot connect to the router with current IP information - Try rebooting your router
The connection to the server timed out. ***** the x button to repair and
Possible Port Error - Try opening ports , TCP port: 80, 443, 5223 and UDP
port: 3478, 3479, 3658. or add Ps3 to DMZ
Error copying saves from location A to location B not open to connect to
store but PS3 can connect to internet.
Will not play demo hard drive games, when blue-ray disc is inserted -
An error occured during the start operation; Ps3 game swapped using
the eject function and then play pressed quickly - ps3 game inserted again
Unknown?? User cannot connect to PS3 network. Sony told the user to send the machine in.
Connection error , Possible Proxy error power cord. Then shut off your
modem/router, for about 5 mintues, then turn the modem back up first
and let it sync, then turn the router back on(if using one) and let it sycn.
Reconnect your power cable and flip the back swtich up again. Then
make a new network connnection.
Go to Display Settings then HDMI (or whatever your connection is) and choose Automactic
Ps2 disc Boot Error , An error occured during the start operation; Ps2
game swapped using the eject function and then play pressed quickly - Backup ps2 game inserted again
Ps2 Disc Error, unsupported disc; eg. Utility discs, BB discs, IQ Remix game etc. ode).
PS2 Disc Error , fsck; the internal PS2 disk got corrupted and I guess that you can use HDD utility disc to fix it
Unable to remain logged in - either to game or server
Unable to connect to server/host. Check router port configuration.
Possible NAT Error , Can log onto Game Server but can’t join game and can’t host game
DVI has no audio
To many people downloading the update just sit back until the morning
around 5am - 11am and you should be able to get it.
Trying to Update the Firmware, copying to a file and installing from a USB drive falied”.
Game will not Save
“A connection error has occurred” - May be to do with the SSID of the
Router or signal strength if the conneciton drops Putting the PS3 into DMZ may help - otherwise check WPA key Ps3 can’t handle WPA2 only WPA or none
WEP Key error, change WEP key to all numbers (on router homepage)
and try agian, or which to WPA. - Otherwise disable security
Internal PSP error, hardware fault. Send back to be replaced/fixed.
An error occurred during communication with the server. This is a DNS error This is a DNS error
Hard boot the PS3, turn off the PS3 to stand-by, flip off the back swtich
PS3 Network is Down or PS3 Network is too busy to respond
Turn the PS3 off for a bit (30 minutes give or take) with the power toggle (not standby mode)
Copyright Violation when attempting to install game
Incorrect passkey for Bluetooth device
The PlayStation 3 system wasn't able to load the game or game data. This may be caused by a dirty or scratched disc or the game data couldn't load.
The system is unable to read an inserted disc.
The PlayStation 3 fails to completely transfer data to an external storage drive (i.e., external USB hard drive, media card, etc).
Failed to access data from an external storage device (i.e., external USB hard drive, media card, etc).
PlayStation Network is down.
Unable to connect to PlayStation Network or play an online game. This may be due to maintenance on PlayStation Network or congestion with your Internet connection.
80023102 & 80023103 -
Cannot connect to PlayStation Network (i.e., signing-in, accessing account settings, trying to connect to a game online, accessing or purchasing from the PlayStation Store, etc.). This may be caused by scheduled maintenance or issues with PlayStation Network servers.
This may have happened because you exceeded the limit for attempts for one of the following actions:
- Register / change / confirm credit card information
- Redeem a PlayStation Network card
- Input / redeem a voucher code
- Change password via email
- Activate system
Last edited by kamandwe; 15th June 2012 at 10:11 AM.
i actually saw it this morning before you posted anything.. i think its posted in the wrong section though not sure this is considered a tutorial.. people need help when looking for these codes that is why before i posted this i looked in the help section and didnt see it.. so i decided to post it
but its only fair First come first serve
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