If your PS3™ system software version is 4.82 (or later), you do not need to perform this update.Upgrading the Play Station 3 hard drive is a simple process.Open the new PS3 folder and inside create a new folder called UPDATE (all capitals again). Turn on your Play Station 3 console and insert the storage media.
PUP) using a compatible storage device such as Memory Stick, Memory Stick Duo, a USB key (FAT32) or PSP.
Connect the USB hard drive to the PS3 and the PS3 system software will automatically recognize the external USB hard drive, allowing you to copy contents from the PS3 to the external USB hard drive. This is fairly simple, just use the navigation in the PS3 to locate the media you would like to back up and copy it to the USB hard drive.
The console settings, online IDs and so forth are retained in the PS3's flash memory, so there is no need to copy this content.
An update to the PS3™ system software was released on November 14, 2017.
You can use this update to upgrade your system software to version 4.82.