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Jun 27 2013
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Activating and Deactivating

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I had my ps3 serviced and now have a good ps3. Except i cannot download anything from the playstation store because my account is on two ps3's when it is actually the same system. I want to know how i can deactivate and activate the system so i can download stuff again.

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Jun 27, 2013

It's not showing two activations on the same system. Your account must be activated on another system. A friend's maybe? It doesn't matter just use this link to deactivat.

 

https://support.us.playstation.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/2616

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Jun 27, 2013

Thanks! That helped a lotSmiley Happy

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Jun 28, 2013

ne1atall wrote:

It's not showing two activations on the same system. Your account must be activated on another system. A friend's maybe? It doesn't matter just use this link to deactivat.

 

https://support.us.playstation.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/2616


There's also the fact that in many cases, when a PS3 system goes in for service, you don't automatically get the exact same system back.  They will sometimes just send you another system that they already have refurbished, or will replace a key component of your system such as the motherboard, which in effect, makes it a new system.  

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