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PS3 super slim bricked

I have a ps3 super slim and it is bricked. It turns on but does not deliver any image (tv keeps saying that there is no signal) and the controls do not recognize it (it keeps blinking all the red ...
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Cannot enter safe mode on otherwise working fat PS3 with 4.53

My PS3 is in working condition: both downloaded and on-disc games work. However, ever since Borderlands 2 crashed on me once, it sometimes randomly crashes. I can reboot it no problem, it goes through ...
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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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Largest hard disk you can install on a PS3?

My current PS3 HDD (1TB) is near capacity thanks to PS Plus IGC and several sales over the years. What's the largest capacity hard disk I can buy that will work with a PS3? I know there are certain ...
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BL2 LAN coop doesn't work on PS3

I've been trying to find the answer to this problem for weeks with no luck. Every time a friend of mine and I try to play BL2 together from the same LAN ends in failure. It doesn't seem to matter if ...
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How to (legally) remove Singstar from PS3

There is a lot of add ons for PS3 CFW that help removing Singstar, but I like PSN, and would not risk to be banned just for this. But this game annoy me, and apart from petition (which obviously led ...
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How can I make PS3 recognize an HDMI to VGA converted cable as a displayable screen?

I tried to hook my PS3 up to a projector using an hdmi cable converted to vga, but it doesn't seem to want to recognize it as a screen, and it keeps pulsing video but not sustaining it. Does anyone ...
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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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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 ...
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Transfer offline progression in GTA V

Can I transfer singleplayer progression in GTA V on PS3 to PS4 and from Xbox 360 to Xbox One?
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No missions available after finishing bail missions in GTAV

For some reason, I was doing bail missions but when I was done with them, I don't know what to do. I have no missions or strangers for Trevor. I did the bail missions after Mr. Phillips on my PS3. ...
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PS3 account sharing save data

Hey my buddy got "The Last of us" in his PS3 bundle and I got hooked on it for about 7 hours, He let me borrow the game, now when I tried taking the save copy over to my system it says I can't save ...
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Latest injustice update won't install

My 1.08 version of injustice won't install on my ps3. It just beeps and reboots the console. There's plenty of memory and it wouldn't install after the latest system update which it made me do before ...
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Why does the Cars 2 game always start in 3D mode on my PS3?

I have the Cars 2 video game for the PS3 and it is quite fun. Unfortunately, every time I start the game, after the video presentation, I get to the main menu and it is automatically in 3D. I have ...
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Where do I go to change the Battlelog email so it is linked to the PS3/Origin account?

I have signed up for an EA Origin account but can't get into the BF3 Battle Log on the PS3. I noticed that the Battle log shows another email linked to it and I can't figure out how to change it. I ...
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Transferring Data from old to new PS3

So I needed a bigger PS3 and didn't transfer my data over right when I got my new one. I have some single player games that I got really far in saved on my old one but don't want to restart them on my ...
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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 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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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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How to play against friends in Medal of Honor?

A friend and I both have Medal of Honor for the PS3. We want to play against each other in online multiplayer mode, but we don't know how. Do you know if it is possible?
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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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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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How many hours does it take to backup the PS3 internal drive if it is 1.0 TB

How long or how much time does it take for a PS3 to backup a 1 TB internal drive to a USB external drive using the official Backup Utility?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Am i going to run into problems with USB Fan Cooling for my PS3?

My PS3 is one of the original models with the ~60 Harddrive and PS2 Emulation. since i live in Australia it gets hot, 45+ degrees Celsius hot (that's 113 Fahrenheit), and when it gets excessively hot ...
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Were some lines in Final Fantasy X-2 HD Not Translated?

While playing the HD Remastered Version i came across a couple of situations where Yuna and Paine spoke Japanese. Once was at the start of battle where Yuna would talk. from my basic understanding at ...
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What do I need to do to setup a stable GTA Online session?

We have a Playstation3 GTA Online crew with a regular gaming night. On our gaming nights we normally have 8-12 players going through Capture/ Deathmatch/ LTS/ Race playlists. At the moment we are ...
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Unable to copy a copy protected game save

I have just got The Evil Within for PS3 and I am now stuck at the end with no ammo (go figure). So I had the bright idea to copy the save to my USB and manually change the ammo. The problem is is that ...
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How do you start new GTA V game?

I want to start a new game of Grand Theft Auto V to start from scratch but every time I try to, I still have all my weapons. Is there any way to start without you weapons? I have even tried deleting ...
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Exporting my saves to another profile

I have been playing on my PS3 with no problems until now. I forgot the password for my PSN account. That isn't usually a problem, but it happens that the email provider I used for that account's email ...
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Do I need a dongle for each Rock Band/Guitar Hero game I own, or is one per instrument enough?

Sorry ...Im not a gamer...my gkids are...so I just bought a used ps2/ and ps3 with several games. the ps2 has rock band, gh van halen, gh aerosmith, gh world tour, along with a kramer striker guiter ...
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Resident Evil Umbrella Chronicles: How to dodge with wireless controller (not the Move)?

Our problem is understanding the symbols at the bottom of the screen that allow you to react, dodge, etc. We understand the R1 or L1 button cues, but there is one symbol that seems to indicate shaking ...
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Phantom Prospect Requirements, why it does not tally?

I have unlocked the Phantom Prospect using the password given. I went back to play PS3 Console and it says Phantom Prospect already unlocked. But when I start getting the kill requirement, it does not ...
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How do I redeem my Tekken Tag Tournament 2 online pass on the PS3?

I am currently trying to use the online pass I bought from Gamestop online on my copy of Tekken Tag Tournament 2, but I'm not having much luck. When I select "Online Multiplayer", the game first ...
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How to recruit more soldier thought “Search” in the HD version?

On the PSP version, how to do this is quite clear: go out and get wi fi access point. Well sure, but I m playing the HD version on PS3, am I supposed to go on a walk with my PS3? (As a side note: ...
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Can i play a downloaded UK Title on my Australian PS3

I normally buy games as physical media however a while back Black Rock Shooter came out digitally only in the UK and not Australia and for me to play it i had to get a second PSP to register to my UK ...
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PS3 copy video files from BD-R to HDD

I have been using a Blu-ray DVR to record some items. The BD-R plays fine on the PS3, but I would like to copy the video files (already mp4) to the PS3's HDD. Pressing △ on the disc or video file ...
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Odd PS3 Problem Error Number 80710092

I am currently without regular, sustained, access to a computer. This is forcing me to use my PS3 much like one, namely for surfing the interweb. I'm also a regular on Spacebattles, which some of you ...
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Why doesn't my PS3 recognize I'm pressing buttons while playing Skyrim?

I'm trying to play Skyrim on my PS3 but since it said I have to press the "X" button to go to the main menu it doesn't work,even when it worked my controller won't listen to me because it just made me ...
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Playstation Pulse headset bluetooth

Does Playstation Pulse's blueetooth is compatible with mobile devices? Because I saw an audio jack connected to a mobile device, but I haven't see connecting it to mobile device via bluetooth. I ...
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Playstation 3 fan noise due to broken sensor?

I've had a 60GB Playstation 3 model since 2007. It got replaced by Sony because of YLOD a few years back. For as long as I can remember the fans goes up to full-speed whatever the console is doing. ...
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Random lagging in Skate 2

Just bought (EA) Skate 2 for PS3 (500gb) a couple of weeks back and it started off having a few minor lagging problems. However, it's become really bad and I'm wondering if this is normal for Skate 2, ...