One of the main issues appears to be the PS4 being stuck on the blue-wave image during the boot up sequence, with users have to restart their console numerous times before the game hits the main menu.
Canceled and deleted the file, tried to install again.Had about 5 seconds left on the ETA when it stopped progressing.An inquiry into the Take-Two tech support site yielded the following array of suggestions on how to fix the problem.The 12-part response follows below: 1) Delete the game's install data. Scroll along the cross media bar until you reach the 'Game' tab, now scroll up / down the list until you reach the 'Game Data Utility' Enter this and locate the GTA IV option. To delete any save files you will need to do the following.Also, this is a last resort procedure prior to exchanging/returning to sony. Power Off the PS3 via the power switch in back and power back on w/switch. Hold Power Button on the Front until you hear 3 beeps. Then go through the initial setup and then run a Format. You may need to have our AV cables ready if your using HDMI (in case HDMI isn’t detected after initial reset). Restore your backup you made prior to doing factory/hard reset (optional, if you created a backup). Jimmy Selix is an early adopter that loves to be one of the first on the block to have the latest and greatest in technology and gadgets.
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After calling Customer Support, they suggested that I do a hard reset.
This did seem to solve my problems, so here is the procedure per Sony CS.
Now scroll down to the Internet connection option and press x, now select the disable option.
Once this has been done unplug the ethernet cable if you are connecting to the Internet if using this.4) Disable the console's information board.
This is the quickest and easiest thing to try first.