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28 Mar 2013
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Hi, 

 

Can ANYONE advise me what this error is? I'm trying to download the updat for Dead Space 3, update 1.02 I believe, and the download gets to 75% and I get the above error or it stays at 0% and then hangs when i try to cancel the operation.

 

Ive seen the topic appear on a few forums but there is never a solution as it looks like its a download issue rather than an item specific problem.

 

Any help would be appreciated 

 

Thanks

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Hi guys,

 

The error code 800233E8 indicates a network timeout during your download. 

 

If you are experiencing this error when downloading content, there are a few things you can try that should correct the issue.

 

Try downloading the content in the background without any game running. If that fails, try your download in the foreground.


Because this error is caused by an ISP or local network issue, it might take a few tries to complete the download without interruption. In that case, repeat steps one and two a few times.


If multiple tries fails to solve the issue, please try your download again later.

 

If the issue persists please let me know and I will raise it with the network team.

 

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I have restored and full formatted my ps3 but still got this problem when im tried to install mw2 from psn store >.<

 

any ideas?

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The download is corrupted. Follow the instructions in this YouTube video - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LXazz5In4mE - and try downloading again. If the problem still persists, then your HDD is at fault and needs replacing.

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Before you get a new hard drive, is this error code happening with just MW2 installing or Is it with all games?
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It always comes with mw2 (sometimes it comes on 5% but sometimes 100%) and when i tried install first time mw3 aground map pack the error appears but second time it installed succesful.

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Have you done "Restore file system" in safe mode
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Yeah.

 

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Try taking out the hard drive and re-inserting it.
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Hi, did you ever get this sorted?

 

I've got the same problem, but it seems a bit random. I did the same as you, reformatted the HD, everything back to as it was out the box, tried playing call of duty world at war, but got the download error 80010038, so I tried a blu-ray film, which played fine, then I tried Blur, and that downloaded ok and plays fine. 1st time I downloaded the update for the store it got the same error but the 2nd it worked ok. 

 

So far games that just won't download the updates are:

call of duty: world at war

splitsecond velocity

R.U.S.E.

G.T.A. IV

 

things that downloaded ok are:

Blur update

store update

system update

 

also plays blu-ray film with no problem

 

is this likely to be the hard drive needing replacing?

 

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fi8767 wrote:
Before you get a new hard drive, is this error code happening with just MW2 installing or Is it with all games?

 

 

 

 

All games as far as can be seen. I can't intall my skyrim update (2.09).

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OrdosAlpha wrote:

The download is corrupted. Follow the instructions in this YouTube video - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LXazz5In4mE - and try downloading again. If the problem still persists, then your HDD is at fault and needs replacing.


ON DOWNLOADING???? i ll change my HDD when i have problem on downloading????

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Just today i went to my home and i try it to download the updates packs for my games and all it works well. Maybe Sony fix the problem. I didnt do anything.

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Can you download patches for other games without issue?
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hoonestly, dont know as have nothing that requires a patch at the moment.

I can say that i tried it on another profile on the same machine and the same error occurs...

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Right - one of my friends works for Virgin Media and is a big PS3 fan - we were talking about this problem today.  He says Virgin upgraded large parts of their network on Tuesday, which fits with the timescale of this happening.  When he goes back into work tomorrow he's gonna try and find out if this problem is to do with them, so hopefully we will be getting some answers soon...

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hi. a week ago i downloaded how the saints save christmas dlc for sr4. when i start the game it says it needs a title update for the dlc. so i started the update and it stayed at 0%. i dont know what to do. can somebody help me?

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I've just started getting exactly this problem too. I am unable to patch any of my games. At first they were all freezing at 75% before throwing up the 800233E8 error. Now they're freezing at 50%.

 

I've seen a couple of "solutions" listed on other websites, which included disabling media servers and re-setting the date and time on the PS3. Neither worked.

 

I'm going to try again in the morning and just hope that it's a problem on Sony's end.

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Hi I've been suffering the same problem trying to get updates for a few games this weekend - am getting to 75% then the timer starts increasing in time and then quits. Does anyone know of a solution? Thanks

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