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Playstation 3 controllers won't connect or turn on even when connected via cable

All of a sudden both my PS3 controllers won't light up or connect even when directly connected with a cable. I thought it might just be a dead battery but the controller wont' light up or turn on at ...
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Game data transfer and save

i recently put in a new hard drive in my PS3 and transferred all my saved game data onto the new one but it will not let me save while playing the transferred data. is there a fix to this?
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Can I record with a keyboard on my PS3?

Can I record on my PS3 super slim? If so, can I do it with a keyboard?
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PS3 controller won't connect to ps3

I had this ps3 controller for a year. Now it won't connect. I plugged in the cable and pushed the PS3 main menu button but unable to connect the ps3. Tried with all the other cables too. I also tried ...
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Okami HD camera controls

I started playing Okami HD for PS3, and there is an option to change the camera controls where you can invert the X or Y axis, or both. I tried changing it and then go into the game, but it's still ...
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PS3 graphics Stretching Glitch

I've been having some Graphics glitches with the assassins creed series (specifically 2/BH/Rev) and until today I assumed it was an issue with the game itself. There are times where the ...
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ps3 controllers not charging after 2 months

Both my dualshock3 controllers are not charging. It's been two months since I last used them as I was relocating. I tried changing the cables, but still, nothing is happening on both. Does anyone have ...
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If I buy a game from PSN on ps3 Is it permanently mine?

If I buy a game from PSN, will I be able to play it without Wi-Fi?
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Playstation 3 fan running loudly on purpose?

My PS3 (CECH-2001A) has been running loudly since I swapped out the stock hard drive for a 1 TB 7200 RPM drive. When I say loudly, it seems that the fan inside the PS3 starts kicking into high gear ...
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How to set up a new hard drive for a PS3?

I got my grandson a new sata HDD for his PS3, as it as corrupted. I can see where to download the PS3 stuff online, which needs to go to a 1GB flash stick (which I don't have). Can the download be ...
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What counts towards 100% in Red Dead Redemption?

I played the whole game and I'm at 79%. But I can't find anything else to do, what counts to 100% completion? I found all the places, there aren't any side missions that I'm aware. I'm stuck and I'm ...
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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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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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How do you set up headset/mike communications for GTA V online with ps3?

I have a PS3 and would like to communicate with other online GTA V players. How does this work? Can I use a Bluetooth headset with mike? do I need special software?
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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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Playing PSN bought games on separate PSN account

I am thinking of buying a couple PS3 PSN games from the US PSN with a US PSN account since they're having a sale. I download the games, and then switch accounts to my main (Australian) account, would ...
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Does Max Payne 3 installation take any PS3 Hard disk space apart from saved games?

I am new to gaming so please bear with me, though I have played previous two releases. I bought the 12 GB PS3 model and would like understand if its enough for installing. Does the installation take ...
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Can I take the hard drive out of my bulky PS3 and place it into a slim PS3?

My bulky PS3 died a couple of months ago and now I am considering getting a new PS3. One method that I heard that I can use to transfer all of my memory to another PS3 is by taking out the hard drive ...
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How to charge my PS3 SixAxis controller?

I have a PS3 controller for playing games on my Android phone, but it doesn't seem to want to charge. I've spent two days looking up reasons why and tried them (those attempts listed below) but ...
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Dark Souls Update 1.09 PS3

I just bought Dark Souls on the ps3. And there´s and update, 1.09. I was searching on the web to see what was about, and then I found soo many users complaining about it, but, those post were like ...
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Can you gift downloadable content?

I'm looking to sell my ps3 and games separately. Can I give away any DLC with the relevant games?
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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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Does Don Bradman Cricket on PS3 feature a versus mode?

Apparently, there's no co-op mode in the game, but does it feature a one on one mode, where two people can play against each other on a single console? Like FIFA does.
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I can't load my game on GTA V

I wanted to replay a mission - but in the middle of it I changed my mind and loaded my saved game. But instead of loading my game it loaded the first mission. I restarted the game and the ...
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Multiplayer mode glitches, including “lost connections” and inaccessible weapons

Yesterday I was playing ME3 multiplayer for PS3. I usually use an N7 demolisher engineer with an M-7 lancer, but today when I logged in into the multiplayer, some of my weapons were gone, including ...
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Can you charge the PS3 wireless controller over regular USB?

I normally charge the PS3 controller by connecting it to the PS3 while its idling, but I guess it's much easier to charge it through my PCs USB port. Would this work?
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How can I connect my PS3 controller? [Resetting, and changing battery doesn't work.]

I had this ps3 controller for a year. Now it won't connect. I plugged in the cable and pushed the PS3 main menu button but unable to connect the ps3. Tried with all the other cables too. I also tried ...
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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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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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Is there a reliable, continuous source for dragon locations?

I'm trying to gather bones and scales to make armor for one character, and I've come to realize that there's never really any dragons around when you want them to be. Is there a reliable, continuous ...
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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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Troubleshooting my PS3

My PS3 Slim CECH-2501a was having some trouble, I think with overheating, so I popped it open with the help of ifixit's tutorial and cleaned it. After putting it back together however, I started ...
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PS3 connects to Wi-Fi but fails to sign into PSN?

I have two modems. One that is an ADSL and the other one is a Wi-Fi. My PS3 works fine when I directly connect the ethernet cable from the ADSL modem to it, but whenever I try to connect through my ...
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No story missions available in GTA 5

I have completed the story mission Father/Son but there is no blimp on the map telling me where to go for the next mission. I have switched characters and still no blimp. What do i do? Thanks in ...
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Is the slim PS3 capable of playing PS1 and PS2 games?

I used to have one of the bulky PS3's (recently deceased) and in the future, I am planning on buying a slim PS3 since it has extra data space. Now one thing that I really liked about my old model was ...
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Where can I find my wishlist when browsing the Playstation store?

I like to keep track of the games I want to buy sometime down the line. Since most of said games are on steam, that's a rather easy task. However, there are also some games I want to pick up for my ...
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Can I download GTA V on my PS3?

I recently bought my sister Grand Theft Auto V on disk for the PS3. I want to download the game on my own PS3, so I can play it too. Is there any legal way I can download the game onto my console ...
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Can you rollback the firmware to an earlier version on a Super Slim 500GB PS3?

Why does my Sony PlayStation 3 Super Slim (500GB) only display the option to install/download version 4.66 or later - there does not appear to any option to download an earlier firmware than this. I ...
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How to access the single player campaign in Battlefield 3 on PC after previously playing on PS3

I've previously played BF3 on the PS3 and have recently switched to PC and purchased the Premium Edition. I thought before I go online I'd spend a bit of time in the single player to adjust to the ...
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Using a Wii/PS3 guitar heroes guitar on a PS3/Wii console

I'd like to know if there's any way to use a Wii guitar (drumset, etc.) on a PS3 - or a PS3 guitar on a Wii. Do I need any adapters?
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Is there a way to cleanup or repair savegames?

We are having issues with crashes in Fallout: New Vegas on the PS3. We tried our savegames on another PS3 and encountered the same problems. Starting a new game on our PlayStation, or loading the ...
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Can I transfer a profile onto a different PS3 account?

My dad set up a PS3 profile for me a while ago on his PS3 with an account he made since I didn't have my own e-mail address at the time. Now I have my own PS3 and e-mail address and would like to ...
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Why can't I pull the lever when i drink the strength potion?

In Lego Harry Potter years 1-4, After i drink the potion i am not able to pull the lever to open it. I did it once and it didn't save but now I can't get it to do it.
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What are the dangers of your PS3 shutting down when it's not supposed to?

Various PlayStation 3 operations prompt you not to shut down your console while they are in progress. For example, you are to avoid shutting down your console while performing one of the following: ...
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What's taking up so much space?

My PS3 has a 160GB hard drive. I've had it for about a year, and played a lot of games. When I checked it's storage, it says 77GB free out of 149GB. I was aware that I had downloaded and installed a ...
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My PS3 controllers have died and are not charging

It has been some months since I've turned on my Playstation 3. Today, when I turned it on with my controllers, it didn't work. I thought "Hey, the battery surely ran out", so I tried to charge them ...
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Can I make multiple separate profiles in skyrim? [duplicate]

So I was playing as a Khajiit, and I want to try being an Orc. Can I make a separate game file without deleting the original profile. I know it is possible on different games like Saints Row, but is ...
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What power cord does the original playstation 3 use?

I have an original Playsation 3. My question is what hardware do i need to buy to power this Playstation 3? I have the actual ps3, and the hdmi cable, but nothing to power it. As a sub-question, does ...
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Can encrypted/password protected USB devices be mounted to a PS3 console and be accessed?

I recently got a PS3 Slim, 120GB model, with 4.13 (or was it 4.31?) installed as the last update. I also only just found out there is no way to password protect your User Account on it, and so your ...
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freezing at helgen [closed]

Why does my character freeze in Helgen? It freezes during the first quest unbound when you're about to be executed and looking at Hadvar. I have never experienced this before and it happens every ...