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23 Aug 2010
By: Devirginator16

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I keep getting error code 80029780

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Hi I keep getting error code 80029780 (game activation) this is all due to my brother deactivating it for a laugh how do I fix it?

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Re: I keep getting error code 80029780

It works on my other accounts but this one

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Re: I keep getting error code 80029780

It would seem be mainly be a case of 2 things, from what I can tell.

either you have 5 PS3s already activated with your account, or
PSN doesn't 'like' deactivating and reactivating the account very soon afterwards (possibly whilst the 'deactivate' is still working it's way through the system?)

Most people seem to have 'resolved' the second option by simply waiting - typically a few days unfortunately.

I'm assuming you get the error when trying to activate the system through the account management option?

* YLOD? * *PSN Connection Problems?* *Blu Ray Problems

And we weren't even testing for that.. :Thumbs:

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Re: I keep getting error code 80029780

yep that about right its the same for the video activation aswell

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i have the same problem people, but @TTDegs what do you mean by 5 ps3 allready activated with this account. does this mean my freinds have a shortcut to get onto my account or something elce?

 

i had this come up wile i was playing mw2. i wasnt playing on the maps so i went and started a private match. the maps allthough i payed 20 F*****G quid for it wont work. i planed to download it again and the error code came up. (80029780) thanks if you do manage to fix the problem

 

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TomRules1234 wrote:

i have the same problem people, but @TTDegs what do you mean by 5 ps3 allready activated with this account. does this mean my freinds have a shortcut to get onto my account or something elce?

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i had this come up wile i was playing mw2. i wasnt playing on the maps so i went and started a private match. the maps allthough i payed 20 F*****G quid for it wont work. i planed to download it again and the error code came up. (80029780) thanks if you do manage to fix the problem

 


 

 

PSN only allows 5 PS3's to be activated on one account at a time. Allegedly this is to put off the game sharers.

 

Looking at some other forums it seems that another reason is activating then deactivating the user ID 15 times in one week. Once this limit is reached you need to wait a week, the count is reset and you should be able to get everything to work again.

 

Basically the error code seems to be activation based, but there could be several reasons within that heading. I would give customer services a ring 0844 7360595

 

Good luck

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hey, i amit i did gameshare and gave my friend the mw2 map packs but what do i do to get back? do i just delete him? block him? or does he have to delete the data? im lost here people please help.

 

and il try to ring the customer services later on today. see if i get a responce

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TomRules1234 wrote:

hey, i amit i did gameshare and gave my friend the mw2 map packs but what do i do to get back? do i just delete him? block him? or does he have to delete the data? im lost here people please help.

 

and il try to ring the customer services later on today. see if i get a responce


 

You may have a problem there. All you can do is ask them nicely to reactivate your stuff. Unfortunately if they KNOW you have gameshared (they see your ID installing software on more than five PS3's) they are unlikely to help I suspect.

 

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i could make a lie saying my ps3's always break down, so i buy another until this came up.. i might pull it off in the end.

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Re: I keep getting error code 80029780

The simplest way would be to ask (tell) your friends to deactivate your account on their PS3s - Sony are unlikely to help you with that though.

Plus (potentially) as you have now posted on here - the official Sony PS3 forums - admitting that you have game shared...

* YLOD? * *PSN Connection Problems?* *Blu Ray Problems

And we weren't even testing for that.. :Thumbs:

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