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My DualShock 3's L1 button stopped working. Can I fix it without soldering?

On one of my DualShock 3s the L1 has stopped responding. It "feels" OK, presses normally, and from taking the back cover off looks like the rubber pad is being pressed, so I assume the problem lies ...
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Is it possible to play Far Cry 4 co-op with players on other systems?

I own PS3 version and my friend owns PS4. Is it possible for us to play coop together? What about PC or Xbox interactions?
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My PS3 console beeps one time and doesn't turn on

It has been one month since this problem happened, I don't know how to fix it. The problem When I connect my power cord, the red Colour comes up as normal. But when I press it , it beeps one time ...
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One Vita = One PSN account, what about games?

I know you about the relation 1 PS Vita = 1 PSN account = 1 memory card* *Actually, you can swap accounts after restoring the device and all that... What I am not so sure is if I can download Vita ...
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Is this drive compatible with PS3?

I am aware that 99% of HDDs that are 2.5" are compatible with the PS3 but before performing a purchase I would like to be 110% sure. I am looking into this HDD. Western Digital Blue Portable ...
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Where is this Playstation cable from?

I have a power cable for a Playstation (unknown version), but I can't figure out what version of the console it belongs to. Images of PS power cables that I've seen online do not look like this. ...
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Is it possible to replace the (Fat) PS3's optical drive with a PC Optical Drive?

If the optical drive for a fat Ps3 is failing, would be able to open it and in it's place install either a standard internal PC optical drive or an external optical drive. I don't want it to look ...
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Why is my PS3's internet so slow compared to my computer?

OK so I ran a speed test on my computer and my PS3. The results were stunning! Computer: 14.12 Mbps PS3: 0.89 Mbps When I ran this test I disconnected all devices except for the one that was ...
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PS3 Controller not charging or syncing with ps3

The last time i played a game on my playstation 3 was in February 2014. Now, its August 2014, and my controller can't seem to sync with my PS3 Console. Whenever I connect it using the charging cord, ...
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Is there a way to disable the black bars on the bottom/top of the screen?

I can't seem to find any way to remove the ugly black bars that are on the top and bottom of the screen. Supposedly, this is used to create a more cinematic look, but to me personally it looks ugly, ...
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Assassins Creed: Rogue DLC for PS3 not showing in Inventory

I have bought the new Assassins Creed: Rogue for PS3 and was very excited to play it and redeem the DLC pack. I have punched in the code and according to the instructions, would show up after Sequence ...
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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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How reliable is reballing a 60GB PS3?

My 60GB launch PS3 has finally given me a yellow light of death. Luckily I married into a second PS3 over a year ago (phew!), but my wife's Slim has neither most of my saved games nor can it play our ...
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If I stick a blank hard drive into my PS3 will it work?

On Christmas Day 2010 my PS3 stopped reading discs so I bought a new one, took the hard drive out of the old one, wiped/formatted it and used it as a portable hard drive. But today I've found a ...
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I have little lag on Offline Games

When I play MyPlayer mode on NBA 2k14 on my PS3 I usually have a little lag when I'm playing. It's really annoying to try a long shot and when I'm pressing button or using thumbstick the game stops ...
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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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Transferring my psn email address

So i wanted to make a new psn account because my name was kinda too revealing as it included both my first name and last name so I first changed the email on my old account then I went to go sign up ...
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Installing PS3 Games Straight From Disc To external Hard Drive

Hello Everyone i was wondering if i could install grand theft auto from my disc to an expansion drive connected to the ps3. Any Help or Pointers Would help, Thanks
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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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For Dragon Age: Inquisition, how do I move my old save files from one system to another?

I am going to buy the game soon, and I am wondering if there is any way I can load the game files that are currently on my older PC? I am thinking about getting Dragon Age: Inquisition on my PS3 as my ...
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Followers in skyrim [duplicate]

When I leave my follower somewhere and can't find them, how do I get them back? And will they have the amor and weapons I gave them?
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Titan Attacks Screen Positioning

I have a problem with screen positioning in titan attacks. Parts of the game screen are cut-off from my TV. When the game first started it gave me an option to adjust it but I clicked X without first ...
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How do I earn Diamond Trophies in the time-based daily/weekly challenges?

I'm trying to get to the 11th Level of Awesomeness in Rayman Legends. No matter how hard I try, I can't seem to get higher than gold in the normal challenges and silver in the extreme challenges, ...
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Watch Dogs PS3, Act2 scene 9 Uninvited. Game freezes when accessing the computer. Why?

Every time I go to access the PC that is connected to the video system in the mission Uninvited, its says system loading, loads about halfway and then it stops and the game just stops. I can still ...
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Can I have a PS3 with WiFi connection only? [closed]

I know that PS3 has wifi connectivity in addition to the cabled old phone lines (ADSL cables). Is it possible for me to connect my PS3 to the internet using the WiFi only for games updates etc.? Do I ...
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Can i use another Playstation disc drive in my PS3?

I have an older PS3 that has been giving me problems. It has recently stopped reading my game discs, so I decided to take it apart to clean the eye. Now can't get the disc drive back together! Can I ...
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Protect PS3 from hacking and sabotage

SOS. I just loaned my PS3 to an acquaintance of dubious integrity (for reasons of diplomacy and political correctness. Please don't ask. Long story.) Is there any way that I can determine if my unit ...
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Do games/DLC downloaded on one account show in the history of another account?

Would the games/DLC downloaded on one account go onto another accounts (on the same PS3) history? There's some stuff I didn't buy - my brother may have logged into my account and bought it, or he ...
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Is it possible to use my PS Vita as additional PS3 controller?

As the title states: can I register my PS vita as an additional controller to an PS3 system? I want to play split-screen games without buying a new controller. I've already searched around the web. ...
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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. ...
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Is there an HP glitch for Noel in Final Fantasy XIII-2?

I fought the long gui (and lost). I selected "retry" but did not fight him again. However, in my next battle with a weak enemy, Noel only had a critical level of HP. Every battle since has started ...
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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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How do I force my PS3 to refresh the list of videos shared from my computer?

I have my Playstation 3 set up to play videos shared from my Windows 7 desktop. I basically drop files into the "Public Videos" library (C:\users\public\Videos) and then magic happens and the PS3 can ...
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Neighbor controlling my PS3 or random buttons triggered?

I have a Playstation 3 which I use for gaming and streaming video. Often times, my PS3 is controlled by a mysterious force, which I can only assume is my neighbor. I live in the city in a row house, ...
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How do I quicksave on the PS3?

Saving in Skyrim on the PS3 seems to be very complicated (Menu --> Save ... etc). This is frustrating, especially in Dungeons. Is there any quicksave / fastsave feature on the PS3?
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Problems with playstation plus and save files backup

I recently purchased playstation plus using a prepaid card (a prepaid subscription not a top up one). I entered the code and everything works perfectly. I downloaded this months PSplus games on my ...
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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 you sign into a psn account for free trophies from someone else's ps3?

Selling my ps3. If I don't delete the user, don't delete saved data, can someone sign into their psn account and get free trophies?
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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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Can I transfer my PC account on DC Universe Online to my PS3?

Is there a way to connect or transfer the profile I created and currently playing on my PC to my PS3 so in both platforms I can use the same one?
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Why don't I have a quest arrow for Shalidor's Insights?

Urag gro-Shub wants me to find the Shalidor's Insights book for the Shalidor's Insights quest. But my quest arrow doesn't point anywhere. I don't have a quest arrow that shows me where to go. Why ...
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Gta 5 social club

I used to play gta 5 online on my ps3 but it ended up breaking and I can't use it anymore I purchased the game for xbox 360 and started playing the game all over again and some of you know how hard ...
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Display name change on PS3

Can you change your online name (gamer tag is the Xbox equivalent) on PSN like you can on Xbox Live? If so, how do you?
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PS3 HDMI issue “Resolution not supported”

I have my PS3 which connected it to my Samsung TV via HDMI cable that came with it. Everything worked fine for a couple of months until recently I started getting a message on the TV saying "Mode not ...
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How can I skip the first level of Eggmanland?

Is there any way to skip the first level of the last continent (Eggmanland)? I'm asking because I've tried numerous times to beat it and it is ridiclously difficult to pass. There are six parts, ...
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Does Mortal Kombat 9: Komplete Edition have the 4 extra characters on the disk? or do we need to download them?

Can someone tell me if the komplete edition has the 4 extra characters on the disc or we should download them on internet? I'm on a PS3
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Is it possible to reduce the load time of 'The Last of Us' on PS3?

I got a new PS3 (500GB) 2 days ago, which came with The Last of Us on Disc. But I must say this game takes lots of time to load. First time it took horribly too much time, next time onwards it took ...
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Transferring PS3 PsPlus to Ps4 and keeping games [duplicate]

I am thinking of getting a PSplus subscription. What I currently have is a PS3 but in the future I will buy (sometime) a PS4. Will the games that I acquire now from my subscription on PS4 redeemable ...
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Can I play downloaded (classic) games after my PSPlus subscription expires?

I want to get a couple of PS2 classics on my PS3 but they require PS+. If I buy Playstation Plus and buy these "exclusive PS+ only games" after my subscription is over will it let me play the games I ...
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Can I move my downloaded games from PS3 to PS4?

We have a large collection of downloaded games from the store, mainly PSX gen (Crash Bandicoot, Spyro, FF7 etc.) and I was wondering if we can move them/re-download them onto the PS4?