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How do I make sure that everything's off a PS3?

by noiseredux Sat Apr 23, 2016 3:08 pm

Hey guys, some of you may know that I'm working on getting rid of my full console collection. Before I sell newer consoles, I want to make sure that all user data is gone so that the next person who gets it can't access my PSN acct or anything. Is this as simple as just formatting the HDD? Is any user info stored in some kind of non-HDD section of the PS3?
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Re: How do I make sure that everything's off a PS3?

by Kidpanda Sat Apr 23, 2016 6:32 pm

noiseredux wrote:Hey guys, some of you may know that I'm working on getting rid of my full console collection. Before I sell newer consoles, I want to make sure that all user data is gone so that the next person who gets it can't access my PSN acct or anything. Is this as simple as just formatting the HDD? Is any user info stored in some kind of non-HDD section of the PS3?


You can do a fresh install and it wipes everything, I've done it to two PS3s I have had in the past and never had an issue afterwards.
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Re: How do I make sure that everything's off a PS3?

by Xeogred Sat Apr 23, 2016 9:19 pm

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