Originally Posted by Asure
I had a similar problem before, but you need a fully activated act.dat for this to work. It works best when you grab the act.dat of a new (dummy) account that you create on your CFW system, and downloaded a free game/demo with.
You can't use an account that you have content on, which is shared on ps3's.
Also you can't put back the act.dat (let's say we ftp a copy out) after deactivating the PS3/account. Sony will delete it from your system when you sign in with it..
This is great info, thanks very much. I will give it try over the weekend.