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How do you fix correct hard drive not found error on PS3?

I upgraded the hard drive of my 60 GB Playstation 3 to a 300 GB one. Everything works great, except for occasionally when you start the PS3 up it will freeze at an error screen saying that the ...
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PS3 / Dragon Age: Can I heal members outside my party?

I'm currently in the Redcliffe village battle and although the first part was really easy, I'm struggling on the downhill area. I've been using my mage to heal and create stuns but everyone slowly ...
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How to get Full Speed Run trophy in Braid

I'm looking at getting the "Full Speed Run" trophy in Braid on PS3. The description of the trophy is: Did some kind of speed run through the game. So, two questions: Do I have to get all the ...
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MW2 on PS3: can I use the same split-screen profile across multiple ps3 accounts?

Otherwise, when playing the same game across different playstation accounts (not psn accounts), you need to level up for split screen separately.
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Item Cloning in Disgaia 3

When cloning an object in Disgaia 3 by killing a clone of a character using the Paw Stick, it supposedly steals one item at a 20% rate. If you only equip the clone with one item (out of 4 slots), will ...
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Are there any PS3 Backwards Compatible Fighting Sticks?

I have a 60 GB PS3 that can play Playstation 2 games. Are there any fighting sticks for the Playstation 3 that will work with PS2 fighting games? If so, are there any that absolutely will not work? ...
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PS3 Hard Drive Replacement - Will a 3.5" ATA Hard Drive work?

I got some 250 GB Disks from an older server. It must be a weird server because these disks are 3.5" MaxLine Plus II, 250GB ATA/133 HDD disks, but nevertheless here they are. Do they fit in a PS3, 60 ...
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How do I stop my PS3 from making so much noise?

I believe that my PS3 is full of dust and therefore the fan goes on max as soon as I start a game. How can I get rid of the dust inside on the heat sinks and fans without destroying something?
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How to manage Disk-Utilization on a PS3?

I got a Disk-Full error on downloading a preview. How can I find out how many free capacity is on disk and how can I free it up? Is there a possibility to delete some old update files or something ...
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Workaround for bug in Oblivion “Scheduled for Execution” quest?

After completing the "Scheduled for Execution" quest in Oblivion, the game always tells me that a guard died and I have lost the bonus for that contract. The problem is, all the guards are alive, even ...
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Is there a formula for Golems' state growth?

Golems are a huge part of EA, but after using one for so long, I find its stats are so much higher than the ones I haven't used, it would be silly to switch. Especially when you haven't even synth'd ...
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Bluetooth Keyboards

Are there any worthwhile alternatives to the official PS3 wireless keyboard?
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Back-Up PS3 Saves?

Is there a way to back-up your saved games on the PS3 in case they are overwritten?
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Where can I get a battery replacement for a PS3 controller and how can I replace it?

Is there any way to change the battery of a PS3 controller? If so, where do I get a new one!? and how do I change it?
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Official PS3 Controller Keyboard as input device to PC

Is it possible to use my official PS3 Controller Keyboard (you know, the one that attaches on top of the PS3 Controller) to my Windows 7 PC? It would be nice to have functionality like touch sensitive ...
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What are the differences in the different teams of Mag?

I really like playing Mag but have only played on Valor. What are the differences in the different teams? For instance, I've heard that Raven has a bad shotgun and S.V.E.R. has bad grenade ...
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Can you play PlayStation 1 games on the PlayStation 3?

Just out of curiosity, can you play PlayStation 1 games on the PlayStation 3? If so, how does it deal with save games? Does it have a connection for old PS1 memory cards or does it save them to the ...
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Hard mode and challenge mode trophies on same play-through in R&C:A Crack In Time?

Is it possible to get the "Q-Force Champion" trophy (for completing the game on hard) during a challenge mode play-through? I completed the game on medium difficulty, and it gave me the trophies ...
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How should I clean the fans on PS3?

My 40gb PS3 has recently started making dirty fan noises. On my PC I would remove a side panel and clean everything out with a can of compressed air. But I'm unsure if this is the correct procedure ...
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Can I use classic PS2 gamepads on the PS3?

I have the classic PS2-Controllers. Can I use them (obviously not per se) on the PS3?
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What are the major differences between the different versions of the PS3?

Recently, I've preordered myself a PS3 game. Now I think it's a good time for me to purchase a PS3 to play it on! Now, I was going to go with what I assumed to be a normal setup, but then I was told ...
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Can I use alternate controllers for Rock Band on my PS3? (i.e, my guitar-hero controllers) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do Guitar Hero peripherals work with Rock Band and vice versa? Subject pretty much says it all. I've got PS3 + Rock Band, and would like to use Guitar-hero controllers. ...