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Black Ops II gives YLOD to 60 GB PS3

I recently started playing Black Ops II on my PS3 again. A few months back, we had thought our PS3 had kicked the bucket, but it turns out it started working again, and didn't give any problems since. ...
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Why doesn't a PS3 hitachi hard drive fit into one which originally had a toshiba?

I swapped PS3s, and one of them had a toshiba hard drive. This could easily go into both of the PS3s. However, the original one was a hitachi, and couldn't go into the one which had the toshiba. I've ...
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Co-op split screen online Borderlands the pre-sequel

Is it possible to play Borderlands the pre-sequel campaign four players with two players on one PS3 and two players on another?
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I turned my wife into a Vampire and now I can't find her?

I was completing quests for the Vampires at Castle Volkihar and took a quest to turn my wife, Ysolda, into a Vampire like myself. I did and she thanked me the next day. Now a couple of days have ...
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My PS3 keeps freezing on a mission

I have completed only 10 percent of the game. The problem is that I'm not able to start a mission. I have done rest of the available missions. The name of the mission is CHOP The game stops or ...
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What is the difference between the PS3 and PS4 versions of Watch Dogs?

I am thinking on buying the PS33 version but not sure how different it is from the PS4 version. Are the differences just graphical or is there any content difference between them?
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How do I join a Minecraft PE server on PS3?

How do I join a multiplayer Minecraft Pocket Edition server on Minecraft PE PS3. I am so confused.
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R1 button has to be held to get controller to work, what's the problem?

I have to hold in the R1 button on my controller to get the X button to work or select anything and this goes for any controller I use. Is this a PS3 controller issue or a console issue? What's the ...
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'Undiscovered' mission after completing it - glitch?

I've been playing Borderlands: The Pre Sequel. I finished the mission Fresh Air, and I got a reward for completing it. The next day I did all other missions, but I have seen it's undiscovered, and I ...
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How can I find big content to delete on my PS3?

I keep running out of space on my 250GB PS3, thanks in large part of my PS+ subscription. Every time I go to download a new big game, I have to trawl through the stuff I'm not using to find what's ...
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How to get Audio with no Composite ports PS3 [duplicate]

My monitor only has a DVI and VGA port and ill be using the DVI for HDMI on the ps3 I was wondering how i could get sound to work from the PS3 preferably using a headset.
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PS3 Audio Question

I recently bought a PS3 for use on my computer monitor. My monitor has only a DVI , VGA, and power port; I plan on using a HDMI to DVI cable for use on the PS3 and then using an outlet for the power. ...
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Will starting a new game under a new user delete the data from the main user?

Will starting a new game under a new user delete the data from the main user?
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2 PS3s one profile?

So I have a ps3 (which has all my saved games on it) and my boyfriend has a ps3 (that the kids play, I don't have a profile on there yet). Neither of us have a PSN account. Is there an easy way to ...
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My PS3 controller won't turn on?

My PS3 won't fully activate unless I connect my wired controller but the controller won't turn on. It is saying this every time I turn it on: Connect the controller using a UBS cable, and then ...
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My ps3 won't turn on

I was playing dc universe online and my tv screen turned different colors and froze then I turned off my PS3 and it wouldn't turn back on.
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Why does my Ps3 lag/skip/freeze

Ive had my Ps3 for 7 years its the Fat 80 GB version i know its old but ive cleaned it and im thinking of replacing the thermal paste. The main games it Freezes or skeps is Cod ghosts and advanced ...
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Can the Japanese version of Soul Calibur V change menu language?

I live in Taiwan, and apparently there's no Chinese version of the game here. The PS3 version mentions something about switching language, but my Japanese is really poor - especially reading. I'm not ...
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What content does “LA Noire - Complete” contain over “LA Noire - Standard” for PS3

Right now Standard is available on amazon for $11 while the complete version is $70. What additional content is available in Complete? I assume it's DLC material. If so, how much does the combined DLC ...
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My thermal paste on my Ps3 is 8 years old and crusty, Should i replace it?

Would it be worth my time and will it improve my systems performance
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No surround sound over HDMI ARC

I've been using a philips home theater for surround sound in my setup for quite some time now. I connect all my devices to my Sony TV with HDMI, and then use the HDMI ARC port to connect back to the ...
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Can't access my games after transferring game data to a new harddrive

I have a PS3 (80GB) not YLOD yet and I got a new one, the 500 GB and I plugged my 120 GB USB in to my old Playstation and downloaded all the data from it. Then I plugged it into my new PlayStation, ...
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i got a barrel stuck on a cliff in borderlands 2

Im playing the mission rakkaholics anonymous where yoh have to chase a truck around n make it drop barrels. Well one of the barrels it dropped got stuck on a cliff and i cant reach it or figure out ...
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ps3 connection speed does not match my isp connection?

I have a pace modem and I have a wired connection with my ps3 and I only get between 5-8 Mbps. I have 15mbps from my internet service provider and i have been getting anywhere between 11-13 Mbps and ...
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Shadow of Mordor on PS3

I've heard that Shadow of Mordor is not as good on the PS3 as on the newer PS4. Graphics aside, are there any differences in gameplay between the two consoles?
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Borderlands on PS3 online?

Is there any way to play Borderlands PS3 online? I understand the game used the now-defunct Gamespy for online matchmaking. When I go to multiplayer I just get a blank screen. Is there any patch or ...
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PS3 still laggs after restoring

My ps3 lagged in offline games like fallout, skyrim, ect as well as when I try to stream netflix. It had never used to do this so I thought maybe I had too many big games and what not so I completely ...
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What bugs does the Lord of the Rings War in the North patch fix?

I recently purchased the PS3 version of LOTR War in the North and tried to play through the local campaign in coop mode. The game suffered from several glitches, such as player 2 losing quests ...
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Dungeon defenders online

Good day There's an offer of Dungeon Defenders on the PS Store this weekend, and before buying it, does anyone knows if the game can still be played online. I read on some webpages that Gamespy was ...
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Strategy for defeating the Agni Boss in The Witch and the Hundred Knight?

This boss is way hard. I'm level 85 using the Hundred demon Blade and she just keeps moving on, spawning those parasite like enemies that are attached to her. Is there a specific weapon set that ...
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PS3 Save runs very slow on PC

I've always played Skyrim on PS3 but now I'm moving to PC, so I've taken the save form the console and put it on my computer. The problem is that when it loads, it's completely lagged, it takes ...
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PS3 Controllers

I have 5 controllers, some older than others but some only a couple of years old. I bought a PS4 a year ago and semi-retired the 3. I recently hooked it up. All 5 of my controllers do not work, ...
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Possible to transfer save from PS3 to PC?

Ok. Well, long story short. Have a PS3, got Dark Souls on it. End of year sale 2014 on Steam. Bought Dark Souls PTDE on it cheap, got a computer upgrade, and here I am. I have already completed 3/4 ...
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GTA-V, Online PS3 and PS4

I have PS4 and GTA-V, my friend has the GTA-V too, but he have PS3. I have PSNPlus, but my friend not yet. The reason he don't have it, is because we want to try to play GTA-V online, but togheter. ...
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How do you buy players already inquired in FIFA 15 Career Mode?

I want to know how to buy players already inquired in FIFA 15 Career Mode. I am new to the Career section and I don't fully understand the transfers. I wanted to buy Paul Pogba and bring him to ...
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Is this drive compatible with PS3?

I am aware that 99% of HDDs that are 2.5" are compatible with the PS3 but before performing a purchase I would like to be 110% sure. I am looking into this HDD. Western Digital Blue Portable ...
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How distance influences connection into a server (BF4 PS3)

I was playing BF4 on PS3, on a US server. Suddenly, a guy in my squad started to talk to me really rudely, saying me I had to get off because I was on a server that is at a very high distance from my ...
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Is it possible to replace the (Fat) PS3's optical drive with a PC Optical Drive?

If the optical drive for a fat Ps3 is failing, would be able to open it and in it's place install either a standard internal PC optical drive or an external optical drive. I don't want it to look ...
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My Ps3 wont connect to the T.V. or the controller?

Last night my P33 was working fine, and now it wont connect with the controller or the HDMI port, but it turns on. When I turn it on, I have to hold the power button just for it to turn off. Also ...
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Where is this Playstation cable from?

I have a power cable for a Playstation (unknown version), but I can't figure out what version of the console it belongs to. Images of PS power cables that I've seen online do not look like this. ...
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How exactly does saving work in Lord of the Rings War in the North

I am playing a local co-op campaign in LOTR War in the North, and I am trying to understand how saving works. First, there is a prompt that pops up when the second player joins that asks whether to ...
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Transferring my psn email address

So i wanted to make a new psn account because my name was kinda too revealing as it included both my first name and last name so I first changed the email on my old account then I went to go sign up ...
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Remote is not connecting

My dad has an PS3 and he has not played any games on it with the actual remotes and my problem is that when its conected to the usb charger it works perfectly but when I unplug the remote from the sub ...
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Installing PS3 Games Straight From Disc To external Hard Drive

Hello Everyone i was wondering if i could install grand theft auto from my disc to an expansion drive connected to the ps3. Any Help or Pointers Would help, Thanks
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PS3 Sound Problems

So my PS3 has been working for a while, but recently it started doing this thing where there is sound when it starts up, it makes the chiming sound and clicking while scrolling through the start up ...
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Followers in skyrim [duplicate]

When I leave my follower somewhere and can't find them, how do I get them back? And will they have the amor and weapons I gave them?
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Titan Attacks Screen Positioning

I have a problem with screen positioning in titan attacks. Parts of the game screen are cut-off from my TV. When the game first started it gave me an option to adjust it but I clicked X without first ...
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Can I have a PS3 with WiFi connection only? [closed]

I know that PS3 has wifi connectivity in addition to the cabled old phone lines (ADSL cables). Is it possible for me to connect my PS3 to the internet using the WiFi only for games updates etc.? Do I ...
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How do I earn Diamond Trophies in the time-based daily/weekly challenges?

I'm trying to get to the 11th Level of Awesomeness in Rayman Legends. No matter how hard I try, I can't seem to get higher than gold in the normal challenges and silver in the extreme challenges, ...
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Reusing/Recycling Hard Disk space on PS3

I was thinking about buying a Playstation 3 for myself, but got confused with the HD spaces. I read some questions on Gaming SE and they suggest that using something as big as 500 is more than ...