Updating ps3 with usb drive
PUP file downloaded from the Playstation System Software site to update my PS3? Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 reputation on this site (the association bonus does not count).
Copying it to the root of a USB flash drive doesn't seem sufficient. Would you like to answer one of these unanswered questions instead?
Select Update via Storage Media and the system will search the drive for the PUP file.
An update to the PS3™ system software was released on November 1, 2016.
You can use this update to upgrade your system software to version 4.81.
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