Also, do not use or insert any CD/DVD drive cleaners into the Playstation 3 as doing so may cause damage to the system.
If the game Disc does not work in another system, this is a good indicator that the Disc is damaged or defective.
If your PS3 is still functioning, then installing firmware update 4.46 should work as normal.
However, if 4.45 bricked your machine then the process of getting it working again is a little more involved.
For the past few weeks it has been downloading at roughly 300kb/s despite the network testing on the console at 38-40Mb/s and downloads via PC and phone for other things are perfectly fine.
As the official broadband partner for Play Station 4 I expected a lot better than what I am seeing.
When we blocked the IP address Lance used, well ... According to Mc Donald, the server was necessary for online play and it also hosts a lot of assets on the PSN store. And while Australians shouldn't have to resort to this kind of shenanigans just to get a console downloading at proper speeds in 2017, it's better than the rough 1mb/s we're typically accustomed to.
The ps3 wireless is 802.11g, which operates at roughly the same frequency as microwave ovens, and a lot of other stuff.
If you're just browsing from a PC, you might not even notice a momentary network glitch, but when you get dropped out of an on-line game session and lose a bucketful of XP, you will notice.
So to speed up the process, he set a firewall rule on the router and blocked them. Block this IP address on your router to make your PSN downloads go about 5x faster. Mc Donald (@manfightdragon) January 24, 2017 We tested the trick out in the Allure Media offices, where we have the luxury of a fat fibre pipe.
When we began testing over Wi-Fi, the best download speeds we could achieve were around 18mbps.