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    Leap year bug...

    Is this still going to happen to those that have the older model?

    We had our one today in NZ. I wonder if it affected anyone?
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    Nope. The bug is taken care of.


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    Actually never mind, it wasnt that it was a leap year, it was that it wasnt a leap year.
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    Was a bug in the firmware wasn't?

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    The next time it'll happen is 2014 and to my knowledge its unfixable.
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    Quote Originally Posted by AaronSOLDIER View Post
    The next time it'll happen is 2014 and to my knowledge its unfixable.
    So anybody who still has a PS3 in 2014 is screwed?

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    Quote Originally Posted by radgamer420 View Post
    So anybody who still has a PS3 in 2014 is screwed?
    Phat PS3 isnt it? And I thought they said they fixed it or something.. o.o

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    It's only the phats, yes. And IIRC they said they couldn't fix it through an update since its something in the hardware.
    Quote Originally Posted by BigDug13
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    Quote Originally Posted by AaronSOLDIER View Post
    It's only the phats, yes. And IIRC they said they couldn't fix it through an update since its something in the hardware.
    Looks like they did address it.

    http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/35646131...y-playstation/

    http://venturebeat.com/2010/03/01/so...ation-network/

    It certainly looks like something they can fix easily once the time comes.

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    Oh well that's good. I've got a slim now though so it wouldnt effect me anyway and by the time its due to happen again the Slim will be ~$200 anyway.
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    Quote Originally Posted by AaronSOLDIER View Post
    It's only the phats, yes. And IIRC they said they couldn't fix it through an update since its something in the hardware.
    Oh snap. I have an 80gig phat. Oh nevermind I just read admartians post.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Silver_Knight View Post
    I never heard of this. What is it?
    It was the day we had the most people ever on here, LOL, if I recall correctly.
    It certainly seemed that way.
    No one could play their PS3 online.

    Actually reading that statement..

    “We are aware that the internal clock functionality in the PS3 units other than the slim model, recognized the year 2010 as a leap year. Having the internal clock date change from February 29 to March 1 (both GMT), we have verified that the symptoms are now resolved and that users are able to use their PS3 normally.
    Just means they waited a day, and it fixed itself.
    So it doesnt look like they fixed it, but I'm sure they have a workaround in place.

    Oh well I guess we will hear if its fixed in 2014
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    If it does happen ever again Surely manually changing the date will fix it any way.

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    Quote Originally Posted by keefy View Post
    If it does happen ever again Surely manually changing the date will fix it any way.
    It hink a lot of people tried that to no avail.

    It's something to do with the console's internal clock; and not the system/xmb clock.

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    Yep its the internal clock, which is why people originally thought it couldn't be addressed.
    Quote Originally Posted by BigDug13
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    Is there a way to fix the leap year bug on my ps3?
    i dont have an internet connection on my ps3 at the moment so is there any other way without having to send it away or pay for it?

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    Nothing you can do except trade it in for a Slim (which I'd recommend doing anyway since they're much more reliable).
    Quote Originally Posted by BigDug13
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    That bug sucked big time. It was a few days after Heavy Rain came out. I still remember it like yesterday. Everyone thought the world was ending.


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