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Is there a way to fix my skyrim save?

I've got 130+ hours into skyrim and upon completing the burning of king olaf my game freezes within 5 minutes of loading every time. Has anyone had a similar problem and been able to solve it by any ...
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Official list of games with locked savegames

On PS3, some savegames are locked, meaning that you cannot backup them and move them to another console. They can only be transfered on a new PS3 system through the online PS+ program facility ($$) or ...
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How can I install Firefox on the PS3?

As the title suggests, I'm trying to install Firefox on the PS3. Can it be done? Or is it possible to install any other browser?
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Skyrim Good Intentions / Revealing the Unseen Quest Glitch?

I'm stuck in the College of Winterhold questline because of a glitch between the quests "Good Intentions" and "Revealing the Unseen." After talking to the Augur of Dunlain, I return to the Archmage ...
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Is there a way to use console commands in the console version of Skyrim?

I have lost a valuable item, the Vokun Mask: I sold it early on in game not knowing I'd need it later on, and now I want it back. I have literally searched every merchant and cannot find it. I've ...
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Does the Logitech F710 work on the PS3?

I can't stand the DualShock controller. Seriously, my thumb muscles start hurting. So I've been considering getting the Logitech F710 or F510. Do they work on the PS3? Are there any limitations?
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Call of Duty MW3 Prestige token lost

I just prestiged #2 and I received my prestige token. My extention cord was accidently pulled out and my system powered off. When I turned it back on and started up MW3, it told me I have 0 prestige ...
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Can I download a PS3 games from PSN on my own system and then download the same game on other PS3 systems?

There's this game I bought and downloaded from PSN (the title is Rainbow Six Vegas 2). I want to know if I can actually download the same game into my friend's PS3 as well, without giving him my PSN ...
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How to check internet speed on PS3?

I have a new very fast internet, however I'm not sure if PS3 supports it (my laptop for example is only able to use 1/3 of the speed). How to check what speed PS3 can use?
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Which 3D movie file format is automatically recognized as 3D by the PS3?

I just bought a 3D TV. With 3D blu-rays and 3D games, the PS3 tells the TV that the following thing is 3D and the TV automatically switches to 3D mode. I have a few 3D shorts in mp4 files ...
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How do I hold items in front of me? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I manipulate objects? After watching numerous YouTube videos I knew I had to start putting buckets on everything! However after pressing all the buttons I ...
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Can you talk to people while you're spectating in Hardcore Team Deathmatch?

In Hardcore Team Deathmatch, when you die, you have to wait some time before re-spawing. While waiting, you are spectating another player on your team. Can they hear you? Is it useless to try to ...
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Crippling load times and framerate drop in the PS3 version

I have Skyrim for the PS3 and the PC. On the PC load time is no more than 3 seconds for anywhere Skyrim on ultra settings, no lag whatsoever and a much higher detail than on the PS3. However, my PS3 ...
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Restore protected PS3 game saves to a different PS3 via online backup utility

My old PS3 'fat' is dying and I am hoping to somehow get my copy protected game saves onto a new PS3 'slim'. I know that the built in PS3 backup utility will not restore copy protected game saves to ...
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PS3 clipping image with HDMI at 1080p

I have a PS3 connected to an HDTV Monitor using an HDMI cable configured for 1080p resolution. My problem is that the image is being clipped on the edges. So certain things, like the box in which ...
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How do I set hotkeys for my favorites?

I can't seem to set my hotkeys on the PS3. I did it once on accident and can't seem to anymore. I believe you're supposed to press left or right on the D-Pad to set it, but that isn't working for me. ...
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Checking my Intel collection progress

Where can I find the number of Intel items I have found for each level? I am sure I seen something at one point but I may be getting confused. Either way I cannot find them now. If I remember ...
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Can I connect a PlayStation 3's HDMI output to my monitor's DVI-D input?

I'm attempting to connect my PlayStation 3 to my computer monitor. The monitor has a DVI-D (dual link) input, so before distinguishing between the different DVI varieties, I bought a DVI-I (dual link) ...
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How can I pass the bathroom part in the mission “Enter the Bank” undetected?

I get in the bathroom through the window, but when the Iranian came in it said press O, then he says NOW and it says press R1 but I just can't pass this part. I've tried hitting both constantly, then ...
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Do I Have to Finish Just Cause 2 on ALL Difficulty Settings for the PS3 Platinum Trophy?

On the PS3, Just Cause 2 has 3 trophies for finishing the campaign at different difficulty levels: Top Agent (Bronze): Bonus for completing the game on Normal difficulty. Heroic Agent (Silver): Bonus ...
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Skyrim PS3 vs 360 Load Times

I would like to pick up a copy of Skyrim today but am undecided if I should get it on PS3 or 360. IGN says that the 360 load times are lengthy and frequent and unfortunately their PS3 review is not up ...
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Can I play PS3 Saves from one PS3 on another?

I'm going home for Christmas and I was thinking of playing some of my PS3 games on my brother's PS3. I know you can backup saves to a USB drive, but can I then upload these saves to my brother's PS3 ...
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Why do I spawn without a gun?

I constantly spawn without a gun in Battlefield 3. I would like to know: Is this is a glitch, or a problem with my PS3 or Internet connection? Is anyone else getting this, and what can be done to fix ...
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How to auto-boot game when PS3 is started?

Is it possible to auto-boot a game when the console is started? Today, games take a lot of time to load, and I'd like to speed up the process a bit. Is there any way to just start the game when you ...
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What is the major difference in gameplay between God of War I, II & III?

I received my PS3 this weekend, and it came with a copy of God of War III. Before jumping headlong into the game and learning to play it, I was wondering what the major differences between the 3 games ...
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Does completing Sly 1 to 100% give anything other than artistic content?

I completed Sly Cooper and the Thievius Raccoonus from Sly Collection. I got the platinium trophy, but the game isn't 100%. I've completed the "Master Thief Sprint" in a couple of levels. I've also ...
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Where can I find out about new demos that came out on PS3?

Where can I find the newest demos available for PS3? I would rather check them out from my PC.
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Strange behaviour on Black Ops Multiplayer

Sometimes when I'm playing Black Ops, my movement is distorted, in that it moves side to side, backwards and forwards. When it started happening I thought it was my network connection, so I reset all ...
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F.E.A.R 2 freezing issues when on loading screen

I'm having a problem with my FEAR 2 copy on my PS3, the game works just fine, I'm just past chapter 9/10 where I'm looking for Keegan, anyway, when the game is loading on the loading screen, no matter ...
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Viewing Yorda's subtitles

I missed out on playing this on the PS2 and have just finished it on the PS3 and thought it was ace! I remember reading somewhere that on the 2nd play through Yorda's subtitles were translated but ...
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Does repairing a helicopter inflight gain you points?

In a game this morning on Caspian Border I was an engineer passenger in a helicopter. I spent 5+ minutes going round in the back constantly using the repair tool to bring the health back up to 100%. ...
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How do I select which expansion to play?

I downloaded and installed both the Lost and Gay Tony expansions. When I started GTA4 it asked me if I wanted to play Gay Tony, I said no, and Lost loaded. Now it doesn't ask me anymore, it just loads ...
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Can I unlock Crushing mode in Uncharted 2 after using a costume?

I am playing a New Game on Hard, but I switched my costume once during my play-through. Will this mess up my ability to unlock Crushing when I beat the game?
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PS3 Loading without sound

Okay, so I have the old fat PS3 80gb, which I upgraded with a 250gb hdd ages ago. For the last while, not sure, some stuff has been loading without sound. I get a loading chime and XMB tones I can ...
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Fifa 12 PS3 controller configuration handout?

I am new to gaming and just got Fifa 12. But the "manual" is nonexistent. Is there a pdf I can print that contains all default controller configurations for all the possible things a player can do? ...
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Can I download PS3 game updates from my computer instead?

So GT5 2.0 is out and it's all terribly exciting. However, my internet connection isn't very great and it has failed completing the 1GB download for the last 7 times. Given the lack of resumable ...
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Where are the ancient artifacts in Eufloria?

The Playstation 3 version of Eufloria adds "ancient artifacts" to some asteroids, which you must zoom in to find. Are these artifacts on fixed asteroids in fixed levels, or are they randomly ...
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Portal 2 Peer Review DLC didn't download

I have downloaded the Portal 2 DLC from the PSN and then installed the DLC onto my system. When I go to play the game, the only new thing in any of the menus is "Download Free DLC" in the main menu. ...
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Is there any good tactic to winning air balls?

I've been playing PES for a while, and PES2012 since it came out. I wondered, is there a good tactic to winning air balls (like when goalkeeper kicks a long ball, or just in general), or am I limited ...
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Problem using DLC from another region

I bought Uncharted 2: GOTY last month and found that the DLC can only be redeemed on a US account. On the same PS3 I created another user with a US account and downloaded the contents, and it works ...
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What does the “full pixel mode” option do on Shadow of the Colossus HD?

Looking through the options, I saw "full pixel mode" as something you can enable/disable. What exactly does it do?
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Is it possible to load a save file from a game of another region (PS3)?

I played Batman: Arkham Asylum (BLES) for a while and got almost all the available trophies (the PS3 equivalent of achievements). Yesterday I bought the Collector's Edition (BLUS) and I noticed that I ...
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How can I connect a PS3 to two TV/ sound systems in two different rooms?

Our PS3 sits in our lounge connected to our TV(1080p) via HDMI and our home theatre via the digital optical connection. I want to be able to use our PS3 in the room directly below our lounge. I'd ...
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How do I install PS3 Game Utility for Dead Island

I haven't played Dead Island for a few days so I missed the release of the new patch over the last weekend. So when I tried to play with my buddies I obviously couldn't because of version differences. ...
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What ports does Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine use?

I can't seem to find any official information of which ports Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine uses. I own the game for the PS3 and need to forward the ports. Even though it works without forwarding ...
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PS3 won't read / recognize any disks after 3.70 firmware upgrade

My fat 80GB PS3 suddenly stopped recognizing gaming and BD movie disks. I don't know if this is a hell of a coincidence but it started to happen after upgrading to the 3.70 firmware. Has anybody been ...
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How do I save my Dead Island game on PS3?

Apparently the developers forgot to include a save command in the ps3 version, and as a result the game saves only when it feels like it. This results in lots of potential for lost data (indeed the ...
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Resistance 3, unable to delete game data, and installation of trophies freezing

Bought Resistance 3, popped it into the PS3 and the first thing that came up was an update. So I wait the 2 hours to download the 696 MB update, then let it install. The entire PS3 freezes at ...
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How can I change the bitrate when I watch a video with Netflix on a PS3?

I know that when watching streaming Netflix videos on the computer is it possible to change the video quality when watching a video. Is is possible to do the same thing when using Netflix on a PS3?
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How do I install the PS3 OS on a new HDD?

My HDD is starting to make noise and I think it's time for me to change it. I have the old 60Gb PS3. I was wondering the PS3 installs it's OS. Do I just have to switch the HDD and let the PS3 install ...