PS4 error ce-34788-0

What is PS4 error ce-34788-0?

PS4 error ce-34788-0 is an error that usually occurs when the firmware update is incorrect. It may also occur right after the user has initialized their system after a hard drive replacement.


How can you fix PS4 error ce-34788-0?

Some of the solutions to this error include double-checking the firmware version and using the correct firmware if you recently installed a new hard drive.


Please see our in-depth walk-through solutions below.

Sheila Staff Asked on October 2, 2017 in Playstation.
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Solution 1. Double check the Firmware version

PS4 error CE-34788-0 may appear when you are updating your PS4 using a firmware, which is already installed. Please double check it. The folder should be named PS4. Next folder should be named UPDATE. Then paste the firmware into the UPDATE folder with a filename PS4UPDATE.PUP (all capital).

NOTE: If you installed a new Hard disk drive, please see Solution 2.

Gino Genesis Marasigan Staff Answered on November 14, 2017.
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Solution 2. Use the correct Firmware

If the error PS4 error CE-34788-0 appeared after you swap your hard disk drive, you may have used a wrong firmware. In the PS4 system software website there is two firmware. One is for the update and the other one is formating PS4 hard disk drive. If you have a new hard disk, use the firmware for formatting, see instruction below.

  1. Go here.
  2. Expand the “Perform a new installation of the system software.”

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  3. Click “DOWNLOAD NOW” to start the download.
  4. Insert the USB Flash Drive.
  5. Open it, then create a folder name it PS4.
  6. Inside the PS4 folder, create a folder name it UPDATE.
  7. Copy and paste the firmware PS4UPDATE.PUP inside the UPDATE folder.
  8. Insert the USB flash drive to the PS4 and apply the system update.
Gino Genesis Marasigan Staff Answered on November 15, 2017.
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