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Does a Playstation 3 support Jumbo Frames?

So I basically want to transfer some media from my PC to the Playstation 3 over my Gigabit Ethernet network. I noticed my transfer speeds aren't that hot, and I verified that I DO have a Gigabit ...
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How to update a PS3 using USB drive and the PS3UPDAT.PUP

How can I use a PS3UPDAT.PUP file downloaded from the Playstation System Software site to update my PS3? Copying it to the root of a USB flash drive doesn't seem sufficient. Does it need to be in a ...
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Can I transfer my content to another user account?

Due to the recent PSN outage and I am getting rid of my PS3. I bought my PS3 back in 2007 and I have purchased a bunch of games and add-ons over the years. Is there any way to recover this content ...
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Can't save anymore in Fallout:New Vegas for the PS3

I'm on level 22 and I can't save manually any more - my save just goes over the last one. What do I do so I can save again? Do I have to delete saves? If so, how do I do it?
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How do I level up just my attributes in Dragon Age: Origins (PS3)?

Is any one still playing dragon age origins? I need to know how I got stuck leveling up as far as attributes go? I cant level up anymore as it seems to keep me from completing the level up after ...
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How can I set up a Black Ops LAN party?

Alright, here's my situation. I have Internet, and play Black Ops on my Playstation 3. However, as the PSN network is down right now, I'd like to play with my brother, who's downstairs with another ...
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Tips for the “Beat Zico” trophy

This is one of the hardest trophies I have ever tried to obtain! I'm doing all of the barrel rolls from this video to get the time needed: ...
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Just Cause 2 reboots PS3 when launched

Whenver I launch Just Cause 2 it reboots my PS3. I have tried ejecting and cleaning the disk. deleting game data has anyone else come across this?
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Is there known PlayStation Network Status page?

Right now my PS3 is having difficulties signing in to the PlayStation Network. Has anyone found an official status page for the PSN?
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Can Portal 2 co-op be played between PC and PS3 Steam linked accounts?

The PS3 version of Portal 2 comes with a code to link it to a Steam account. Apparently this allows you to play on both the PC and PS3 with one purchase. Can this be used to play co-op between the ...
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Backup and reassign of protected save games from on PS3 HDD to another

My PS3 died with YLOD two days ago. I haven't been able to power it on since. I'd like to be able to backup and reassign the saved games, including the protected saves, to a new PS3's HDD. Is there ...
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Is there a spec difference between the PS3 slim models?

Is there any difference between, for example, a 160GB model and a 320GB model aside from the HDD size? Does any model have newer, more powerful components? Wikipedia suggests that there isn't a ...
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Can I use extra/free guns to complete Uncharted on Crushing?

I've loved both Uncharted games but haven't finished either of them on Crushing difficulty, mainly due to the crazy difficulty spikes in some of the fights. I'm wondering if I can use the free guns ...
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How to enable 3D in WipEout HD Fury Blu-Ray disc version

I'm trying to run WipEout HD Fury in 3D. I have the Blu-Ray disc version, a Samsung UE46C7000 series which has the 3D option - in facts I can easily play Killzone 3 with that option automatically ...
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Is Braid on PS3/PC different in any way? Is there a definitive choice?

gals and things, I'm one of the few poor souls who hasn't played Braid yet. I don't have an xbox so my choices are PS3 or PC. The game came out on both platforms a little while after the xbox ...
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Are the starting conditions in Mass Effect 2 for PS3 the same as other platforms?

I was reading through the answers to the following questions: Do I need to have played Mass Effect to enjoy Mass Effect 2? Should I continue one of my Mass Effect playthroughs in Mass Effect 2 or ...
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Sometimes rockets don't hit the vehicle

There were a few occasions where I tried to hit a vehicle with a rocket, and right when it was about to hit it, it suddenly goes up and misses. Why does it happen?
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Alternative PS3 Controller for bigger Hands

My hands hurt when I am using the ps3 controller for longer than one hour. It is too small for my hands. Are there good alternative controllers I can use that are a little bit bigger? The xbox ...
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Is it a common bug, that the screen turns blue and textures become missing indoors in Fallout: New Vegas? Is there a solution?

I have been playing Fallout: New Vegas quite a bit, despite the following bug. It occured after only playing for a couple of hours and even persisted after I cleared the game data and reinstalled ...
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How do I join an online party in White Knight Chronicles?

I need to join a party to be able to complete some quests. I have visited another players town, but I have not been able to join any party. How do I do this?
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Game mode filter in SingStar

In SingStar, is there any way to filter the song listings when choosing a song, so only songs with dance or guitar gameplay are shown?
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Maximizing the 4 weeks of training before a fight

In Fight Night Round 4, in the Legacy mode, how do I efficiently use the 4 weeks of training before a fight? Is it better to start to start with Skills training or Athletics training? Is it OK to ...
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Problems with PS3 on non-HDMI

My PlayStation 3 has been hooked up on HDMI pretty much since the day I got it. Today, I brought it to a friend's house, who does not have a TV with HDMI. However, the system is not displaying any ...
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Missing trophies in Assassin's Creed Brotherhood

I almost completed AC:B but the game suddenly stopped tracking trophies. For example, I just discovered the shrine in Saint Peter's Basilica (which should unlock the Amen trophy) and nothing happened. ...
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Why do console games require a button press before showing the main menu?

I am strictly a PC gamer myself, but I noticed a strange thing. When you start every released-for-console game, like Mass Effect or Borderlands, they ask you to press Enter (or any key, etc.) after ...
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Playstation 3 hardware problem

I got a PS3 of craigslist from a guy in my area (about 25 miles). It is an original 60GB piano black model with a card reader. Anyhow, after the 3.55 system update it will not play Blu-Rays anymore. ...
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Is it possible to use an Eagle Eye accessory on SSF4 on PS3?

Is it possible to use the Eagle Eye accessory on a PS3 to play Super Street Fighter 4 with a keyboard, with the same configuration ? I use on the PC the combination WASD + UIO (punch) + JKL (kick). ...
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PS3 Blueray 5.1 audio playback with older receiver?

I'm having problems using my PS3 as a Blueray player and getting surround sound from my receiver. First my setup: I have both a Tivo Premier and PS3 connected to my Sony LED TV by HDMI. The Sony ...
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Are there any alternative controllers for BlackOps on PS3

I have been continually frustrated by the way controls work on the standard PS3 controller. There is aim assist, but in general the controller "makes you miss". The L3/R3 sticks are woefully ...
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Why is it so difficult to emulate PS2 games in a PS3?

I know that PS2 games can only be played in a 'fat' PS3 with the right hardware to run it. But why is so difficult to emulate a PS2 game in the PS3 without that hardware? Is the processor, the ...
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Can PSN track my access code back to my account?

I had my PS3 (along with my other valuables) stolen. I have since purchased another PS3 and still have some of the games, but all of the downloaded maps and codes reedemed are forever lost. However, ...
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Can a PSP play PSOne Classics from PSN (e.g., Final Fantasy VII)?

I'm thinking about getting a second hand PSP, the original one with UMD Drive. I just noticed that the PSN Store has many PSOne classics (like Final Fantasy VII and IX), but I wonder if that works on ...
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Internal PS3 HDD Replacement

Is there any limit as to what size/type of hard drive you can replace in the Playstation 3?
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How to pause in Dragon Age 2 Demo during combat?

How do I pause in the Dragon Age 2 Demo during combat? It says it can be done somehow.
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The lockdown glitch in new Vegas

I went to to McNamara and he's in the process of doing the lock down thing. I tried going out, waiting 3 days or more, and all that stuff but it's not working. And now I'm at the point where I either ...
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Can I use my PS3 controller on a PC?

Are there some good drivers available to make the PS 3 controller work with Windows 7? Also, can I use it wirelessly?
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Bad Company 2 Vietnam compatibility

A friend of mine bought the Vietnam expansion in the Playstation Store and tried to share with me. I downloaded the expansion with the account he provided, but it didn't work, the option to play ...
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Issues on Plants vs Zombies

I'm experiencing lots of issue on PvZ: The game crashes whenever I enter the Zen Garden (but this worked before) The game became greatly slow on Survival Endless It freezes for about 10-15 seconds ...
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Switched to new router and now experiencing lag?

I switched from a Dynex-802.11b/g to a Netgear-802.11b/g/n just yesterday. My router is downstairs because my phone-line upstairs doesn't work very well, but my PS3 is still upstairs (SOCOM: ...
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Can I remotely control my PS3 with my laptop?

Is there any way that a laptop can be used to control a PS3? Most of my searches have turned up articles aimed in the other direction (using a PS3 controller on a computer), but I've not found ...
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Test Drive Unlimited 2 Custom radio

In test TDU, it was possible to hook up his iphone to the console (ie xbox 360) and a custom radio channel appeared in the game so you can play your own track from the ipod. Is it possible to do the ...
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Can I backup or restore my old PS3 hard drive to a new PS3?

My PS3 just YLOD'd. I'm hoping its just a temporary overheating issue and if I just leave it off and unplugged for the day I can get it back on long enough to eject the game disc and backup the hard ...
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Graphics compatibility of PS3 with PC

Hiya fellas, I'm just wondering how the PS3 graphics engine/GPU supports newly introduced and advanced graphics capabilities in some games such as real-time daylight savings and high-modulated ...
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Can I disable DC Universe Online's accept licence terms?

Every time I start up DC Universe Online, it requires me to scroll through and accept the license terms - even when they haven't changed since I last played the game. Is there any way to avoid this?
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What are the default button mappings for the Thrustmaster Ferrari GT Experience?

The title says it all, really. This steering wheel was bought for me as a Christmas present, and I'd like to map some of its buttons to different functions. How do they map to a standard PS3 ...
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Is there any way to get past the glitch in Crash Site when in the plane

My other half is stuck in "Crash Site" in Black Ops. Having made it up to the plane she can't get the China Lake to appear and continue on. Having roamed all the way around the plane nothing triggers. ...
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PS3 won't stay connected to 2Wire AT&T DSL modem

I have a PS3 with working WiFi. I have connected to several other wireless networks in the past. I now am trying to connect to my 2Wire modem which shows 40% connectivity. Once I connect (if it even ...
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How do I hijack a vehicle?

What's the trick with fighting the driver when trying to hijack a military vehicle in Just Cause 2? I keep getting killed every time I try this. I have the difficulty set on 'experienced', and given ...
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How do I access the interactive back-story by Dark Horse Comics before starting Mass Effect 2?

The PS3 version of Mass Effect 2 says it comes with a interactive back-story by Dark Horse comics. How do I access this content? There doesn't seem to be anywhere in the menu to get to it before ...
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Where can I order thumbsticks for my PS3 dualshock 3 controller?

My son has a nervous habit of chewing on the PS3 controller's thumbsticks during cut-scenes. One day, he actually ripped the top of it off. Glue worked for awhile, but the top eventually came off ...