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18 Nov 2011
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How to deactivate PS3 and PSP via PC

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Hey guys,

 

after this maintainance there is a way to deactivate ps3 and psp systems via pc. Note that you can only deactivate all via pc once every 6 months via pc so be careful.

 

To do this,

 

Go to http://store.playstation.com/login.gvm and click on Manage Account

 

This will take you to the Sony Entertainment Network Account Page

 

Log in and click on account at the top

 

Now click on Devices and media and then click on the down arrow on game and click deactivate all

 

Read the message carefully and click OK

 

All PS3 and PSP devices for Game are now deactivated

 

Now run over to your PS3 or PSP and activate for game as normal

 

Job Done!

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thread copier lol, you forgot to tell them you can deactivate all devices once every 6 months.

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I did tell them its at the top before the steps

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my bad lol
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So this will deactivate my old 40GB that's in bits in the attic then?
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yes it will, and the best thing NO SERIAL NUMBER needed, but you have to deactivate all and reactivate your current ps3, but remember once per 6 months.
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well that was painless3 ylod systems wiped clean! thanks for the heads up.

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Farscape247 wrote:

 you can deactivate all devices once every 6 months.



This is deeply worrying...

 

Being with CP i have 60gb refurbs - Last year i had to have 2 machines in 3 days sent out because they had issue's.

 

Thankfully, i was able to de-activate one of them.

 

I'm sorry.But this has made me very wary of buying anything else from the store.And being a heavy user of said store,this is a bit gutting.

 

And this is kick in the teeth for those with more than 2 machines.If they can only do thios every 6 months.

 

On the flip side,it will thankfully stop game sharing - But its hitting honest users as well.

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xx_Tooms109_xx wrote:

Farscape247 wrote:

 you can deactivate all devices once every 6 months.



This is deeply worrying...

 

Being with CP i have 60gb refurbs - Last year i had to have 2 machines in 3 days sent out because they had issue's.

 

Thankfully, i was able to de-activate one of them.

 

I'm sorry.But this has made me very wary of buying anything else from the store.And being a heavy user of said store,this is a bit gutting.

 

And this is kick in the teeth for those with more than 2 machines.If they can only do thios every 6 months.

 

On the flip side,it will thankfully stop game sharing - But its hitting honest users as well.


 

You can still deactivate from the machines themselves as often as you like (as long as they are working). It's only the 'deactivate all' via the website that's restricted to every 6 months.

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Iyonix wrote:



 

You can still deactivate from the machines themselves as often as you like (as long as they are working). It's only the 'deactivate all' via the website that's restricted to every 6 months.



Thats the problem though mate.

 

Everybody knows,that when 60gbs fail,its usually with YLOD making it impossible to de-activate.And my only route will be this website.

 

I would buy a slim,but i cant.For one i cant afford one ....And 2,there is a chance i could lose my job in the very near future due to the current climate...(i'm not at work now...Because there isnt any)

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to all those complaining this is a crap thing from sony because of the failure trate of 60gb's. slap yourselves and get a sli mthen you need not have to worry jheeezz some people just lack common sence why keep chasing up on a old console when the newer ones are better, if need be keep it in a box out the way and not use it.

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xLew-- wrote:

to all those complaining this is a crap thing from sony because of the failure trate of 60gb's. slap yourselves and get a sli mthen you need not have to worry jheeezz some people just lack common sence why keep chasing up on a old console when the newer ones are better, if need be keep it in a box out the way and not use it.



I want to deactivate video, that's why I'm complaining. If you can do it over the phone, then you should be able to do it on that site.

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Glad it can be done now

 

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This is what i'm getting trying to log in -

 

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Ok it's working now :)

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bah!!!

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Sony are stabbing their loyal family customers in the back - We have 3 PS3s and 3 PSPs all on the same IP address and all registered with Sony. Why can't we use them at the same time anymore?
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Sweet thanks man still have what looks like my YLOD launch model activated for Music and Movies looks like no movie renting etc for me then. :(

 

Still least everything is deactivaed for games now no problem re-enabling them on my slim tomorrow cheers OP. :)

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All you should need to to do is call customer services to deactivate music and video. I think for licencing reasons it's only allowed to be activated on one system at a time, it can take a few days to deactivate but I found it painless. Maybe in future they will add it to that new site but I doubt it.

I do wish you could deactivate individual accounts but this is better than nothing. I can finally be rid of my original ylod PS3 :)
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Making me get rid of my third PS3 is a definate slap in the face.

 

Sony why do you continue your relentless path of destruction!!!

 

I know you know all my PS3's are in the same house.

 

I know you know this will lead to your most honest customers having to make multiple purchases for each piece of content essentially doubling your profit off the most honest of us.

 

I know you know this will not stop gamesharing.

 

The only way to stop game sharing is make your PS3's be tied to a single physical location.

Cant gameshare if you cant leave the area can you.

make us call in to use PS3's in remote locations, done.

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I'm having trouble when I try to activate my video portion on my account it says I still have to many accounts still activated.
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can someone help me plz i have currently 4 activated systems and i want to deactivate them all but when i do on my pc it says that i cant do it through my1 pc i can only do it through the ps3 which i havent had for years cause they all have been stolen can some please help me cheers :)

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