Updating the ps3
Your Play Station Network login and system settings will remain safe on the system during the entire process.After you have your data safely backed up, you can move on to the actual hard-drive swap.If you want to avoid the launch day rush to update your PS4 1.51 system software, visit the Play Station Blog and download the update file to your PC. Completely power off the PS4, plug in the USB drive, and hold the power button for seven seconds. Then follow the included instructions and use a USB device to perform a complete System 1.51 update. Using your PC, create a folder on a USB storage device called "PS4" and a subfolder within it called "UPDATE" 2. Select "Initialize PS4 (Reinstall System Software)" To update your PS4 System Software, do the following: 1. Fortunately, Sony has designed the PS3 to allow console owners to perform their own hard-drive upgrades.
You could try selling the old drive, but small-capacity used drives might not fetch enough money to be worth the hassle of finding a buyer.
You will need a Phillips-head screwdriver to complete this part of the installation process.
The PS3 owner's manual also includes step-by-step details on how to replace the hard drive, in case you need more instructions.
The PS3 has a built-in software backup utility that can copy the PS3's hard-drive contents to an external storage device, such as a USB thumb drive or a memory stick.
The removable storage device must use the FAT32 file system in order for the PS3 to recognize it.
It doesn't matter if you have the 20GB, 60GB, or even the new 80GB Play Station 3--you can always use more storage space.