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Backing Up the save data on the PS3.

My hard Drive is dying and I want to back up my save data on the PS3, but I just want to back up the save data and I have soo many games and data I want to save, so, it's really boring and time ...
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Playing with the PS3 without Hard Drive.

Is it possible to play with the PS3 without the Hard Drive? I mean, like having and usb drive with the OS and some saves from the games? My Hard Drive is dying, I think, and I want to know if this is ...
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Playstation 3 Sharing Accounts

I have one PlayStation 3 with my main account in use. I'm planning on getting another PS3 in a few months and I will use my account of course. But first, I want to share that account with a friend. I ...
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Rebuilding Database function in Playstation 3.

I been having some problems with the PS3 lately. For instance, I was re playing Dark Souls and when I was in Undead Burg the assets didn't load correctly so it kinda was impossible to play. Since it ...
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Till when are God of War Saga vouchers valid?

God of War saga is a collection of 5 games for the PS3, of which 2 are available through a PSN voucher code. From what I've read, the validity of the vouchers was extended till 3/31/2014 and then 3/31/...
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I can't see the maps that I downloaded for black ops 2

I downloaded the Uprising and Apocalypse map packs for black ops 2 but once they were done installing I could not find the maps, please help I am using a PS3 if that helps...
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I cannot start the Taken King quest line, why? [duplicate]

Well, I purchased Destiny: The Taken King - Collector's Edition plus the two Expansions (Expansion I and II), downloaded the tiny files (100 KB each) from the PlayStation Store to my PlayStation 3 ...
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Destiny: The Taken King - Digital Collector's Edition installation issue

I bought the Edition, downloaded TTK, HoW and TDB, but when I checked my game (Destiny CD), there was only the title of Destiny: The Taken King, there were no unlocked areas and no extra content ...
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Will an SSD kill a PS3?

A while ago I bought a PS3 super slim 12Gb, and I intended to put a 120Gb SSD (a Samsung 840 EVO) inside it. I purchased the mounting bracket etc and as all the guides I read said just slapped it in ...
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Set up a new hard drive for Playstation 3?

I have a new PS3 hard drive. I put the 4.80 software on a USB flash drive then in my ps3 but it won't read it. Is there any way I can formatted my hard drive for my PS3?
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Hard Drive Space Weirdness

I've been trying to free up space on my hard drive for a large game. I went through and cleaned out at least 15-20GB (probably even more) of data between downloaded games, their saves, and the game ...
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Fallout 3 Trouble on the Homefront trophy is glitch?

I finished the quest, I don't have any DLC'S install and the trophy didn't pop up. Is it a glitch? or do I have to finish the quest in a specific way?
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PS4: copy/paste text in messages

The PS3 allowed the ability to copy/paste text when composing or replying to messages. Where is this function on the PS4?
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Saving skyrim game on sisterSaturday account

So my sister had a ps account we have been playing on, well somehow she got logged out on the account and it won't let us save the game anymore saying it belongs to another player She made the ...
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Destiny :Legendary Edition(taken king) transfer PS3 to PS4

I have Destiny: Legendary Edition (Taken King) code to unlock the expansions and the disc for PS3. I redeemed the expansions code to my PS4 and it said that the expansions are ready for download, but ...
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Boarderlands 2 Vault Symbol for terramorphous lair [duplicate]

I have completed all quests and all but one challenge. I can't get to the vault symbol in terramorphous lair. I have tried everything I can think of even going to a lower level and letting ...
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Can I use a HDD on my PS3 if I have already used another on the same console?

I'm thinking of changing the Hard Disk of my PS3 (Slim 120GB), but I am unsure of what will happen to the data on the one I previously had if I do this: PS3 has some data in the HDD. I turn off PS3, ...
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What happened to my follower's inventory?

I had a partner in Skyrim, she was part of the Dark Brotherhood after they moved to Dawnstar and she had a lot on her like all the Labrynthian Masks. So I got the Skyrim legendary edition and I ...
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Trying to connect a PS 3 controller to OS X El Capitan

I have a PS3 controller I want to connect to my MacBook. And when I open my Bluetooth settings, it shows I have successfully connected the controller. However when I try to use any software that maps ...
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Unable to change PSN accounts

Previously I created a PSN account but didn't think the details through. So I created a new one with different location and I wanted to change my user's account to it. But whenever I log out and try ...
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If I buy a game on psn. Can I play it on another ps3 console? [duplicate]

I bought Minecraft for ps3 and two days later I had accidently broke my ps3 so Im buying another ps3 tomorrow, will I be able to still play it on my new ps3? Like redownload it from psn?
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Get confuse about NBA 2k16 ps3 version [closed]

I would like post here to seek to your adivce about nba 2k16 ps3 version please. So far as I know nba 2k16 is the latest version and I plan to buy it for my little brother as a gift. I read this ...
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Main story of Gta5 ps3 missions won't load

I finished the Merryweather heist and no more missions are loading I'm not sure what I need to do, I haven't played in awhile help would he greatly appreciated!
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How can you transfer saved game black ops online to same PS3 but diff account?

I tried it and it say "the save data was created by another user and cannot be used. Select OK to select save data to delete or press the PS button to quit."
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Is the tire selection (Hard/Medium/Soft) actually difficulty selection in GT5?

Races are so much easier to win when you put the Soft tires on, that you can afford to make mistakes and still beat AI with better performance cars, is this intended? I know that they give you best ...
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Skyrim is freezing on my PS3 on the first mission

I've researched why it might be doing this, I have 450gb of free space and the save can't be too big because I've just started it, the disc doesn't seem to be degrading or have damaging scratches on ...
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How do you delete Battlefield 4 DLC?

I want to add Battlefield 4 DLC packs like Final Stand, but because it is a big download I'm worried that even if I delete Battlefield 4 from my game data utility file the DLC will still be in the ...
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Can you upload Dragon Age Origins data into Dragon Age 2 on a different system?

I beat DAO on my ps3 and I'm moving in a couple months. I am unable to bring my ps3 with me so I will have to buy a different one. If I buy DA2, can I upload the DAO data to my DA2 on this different ...
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Can I downgrade my PS3 Slim?

I have an old PayStation 3 Slim that I want to jailbreak, because the disc reader is broken. I have looked around, but everyone is talking about needing data codes and serial numbers, and it confuses ...
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Ps3 superslim update loop

I've tried to update my ps3 but it stuck at 6% giving the error : An error occured during the update operation (8002F147) i've googled that error and the only sollution was to remove the hdd ...
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Can I buy Rock Band 3 now and get the songs into Rock Band 4?

I have just purchased Rock Band 4 for PS4. I have never owned any of the previous games in this console family. I'm feeling rather constrained by the track list, and would like to add the Rock Band ...
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PS3 controller won't connect [duplicate]

My PS3 controller won't connect to my PS3 with the USB cable. The lights show, but it won't function. I've tried everything I can think of. It blinks as if it's charging, but won't sync to my system.
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Battlefield 4 PS3 TV guided glitch

As the title suggest, A-10 Warthog explodes for no reason after firing a TV guided missile, very recreatable in test range and appears to happen almost every time. Is there a fix to this, a trick to ...
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PS3 - Dark Souls II - Game Data Install Stuck

When installing game data for Dark Souls II from the disc to the system, the installation gets stuck, always at 64%. I even freed up over 16 GB of old game data. What do I do?
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Can a stranger do anything malicious if I add them as a user on my PS3?

I bought a digital download of a PS3 game on ebay, but instead of sending me a code or key or something, the seller gave me a Sony Entertainment Network username and password. His instructions were to ...
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Can I transfer my profile gaming from one profile to a new one?

I have a quite lengthy dynasty team on NCAA football and don't want to lose all of that; however I haven't signed into PSN in quite some time and I don't even remember that email's password let alone ...
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Can i use PS4 controller PS3?

I have PS4 and i am going to my cousin's place who has a PS3. So i just want to know that will my controller be compatile with his PS3 console?
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How to control Playstation 3 without a controller and with a pc

How can we do it? I tried all the apps on it but could not find any that worked. My controllers are not working and I have special information and data in it.
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Why doesn't my monitor project audio from my PlayStation 3?

I am currently using a Dell UltraSharp U2414H, and have my computer hooked up to it with a HDMI cable. I have my gaming headset plugged directly into the monitor, itself, and the audio from my ...
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Borderlands 2 PS3 not saving [duplicate]

I play Borderlands 2 on my PS3. I defeated the first boss boom beiwm (I think that's how you spell it), then saved and quit. But when I decided to play the game again it took me back to the location ...
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How can I fix my PlayStation 3?

I recently acquired a PS3 (120gb Slim CECH-3003A) with some sort of HDD problem. The console would boot up, complain about having some sort of hard drive error that needs recovery, start recovering, ...
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If I restore my PS3 will it sign my account out?

So my Skyrim isn't working and I restored the file system already but I do t have my psn account password so I don't want to do it it will sign me out
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Can COD 3 be played cross-platform between PS3 and PS4?

I have a PS3 and want to play with and or against my buddy who has a PS4. Does this matter having different machines? It's all the same network, right?
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Final Hircine Totem Quest Glitch

Okay, so I asked for the final quest from Aela to find the last totem but when I clicked the mission to highlight it and have it mark on the map of the place to retrieve the totem, it wouldn't mark it....
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Lost follower after deleting skyrim dlc

Okay so, my story's a bit confusing and I've been trying for five days to fix my problem so I figured I would ask here. I had both dlcs for skyrim downloaded on PS3. Then one day I go to load my game ...
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On how many different systems can you download your games?

I though I knew how this work, but, after doing a bit of research I´m really confused. I have a PS3 and a PS4 where I use my regular account. If I bought another PS3 and PS4 I can use that account ...
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Insufficient free space error on PS3 after trying to install two games

I purchased a PS3 from a Pound Shop that had the previous user's data on it. After deleting all the previous user's data from the system, I was able to download a game and play it. My son has another ...
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backup PS3 games without jailbreaking

i have a a ps3 160 GB, and about 40 games, i have spent alot on them and some of the titles are even purchased twice because of damage. so i was wondering if there is any way of making a backup DVD of ...
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Playstation 3 on PC Monitor

I tried to hook my Playstation 3 using HDMI to my monitors DVI port via an HDMI-to-DVI adapter. The monitor does not display anything. I connected the same display to my laptop via HDMI with the same ...
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Dragon's Dogma - Where can I get a Gold Idol?

I'm playing the Dark Arisen version for PS3 So, I figured out the idols are important to get discounts and nice stuff on the shops, once you give them to the shop-owner as a gift. I know I can get ...