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PS3 Wireless Connection on college campus

sorry if this is really simple, but I am trying to hook up my ps3 to my schools wireless network. I have the SSID and the TKIP key. When I test the connection, it finds an IP address and then fails ...
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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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What happened to my chat on my PS3?

Recently, I've been able to send messages to my friend who has a PlayStation 4. Sending messages works fine but we couldn't get voice chat to work. We were both online and everything was set up. Our ...
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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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Switching from disc to downloaded game and retaining save games on the PS3 and Vita

I recently subscribed to the Playstation Plus service and a bunch of games I have are available for free with the service. My question is this: If I download the game from the store will I be able to ...
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How do I get FIFA 14 to properly report my season's rating?

In FIFA 14 on PS3 I'm playing an offline career. My first season easily exceeded all avg rating targets. In the second season my avg. rating shows as 0.00, even though it should be over 9. Will it ...
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Possible to buy a game that you get free with Playtation Plus?

I was wondering if it is possible to buy a game that you get free with Playtation Plus? Because I wanted to buy Borderlands 2 for €9.99 durning the January sale permanently, so I coud play it when my ...
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PS3 Controller does not work

We just bought a PS3 and we can't get the controllers to work. They aren't controllers that came with the system because it's used, and the controller it came with, is broken. We turned the PS3 off, ...
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multiple user accounts on same ps3 [closed]

my daughter insists that it will be a disaster if her sister creates a seperate account on the ps3. I need help and the wisdom of Solomen here, can anyone out there help
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Why can't I play multiplayer in Red Dead Redemption all of a sudden?

I've been playing Red Dead Redemption multiplayer for years just fine until a four days ago. I now see multiple weird problems such as: Starting gang hideouts in free roam and having them complete ...
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Free games on PlayStation Network and PlayStation Plus

I'll be buying my 2nd game console this season since PSX, and I'm leaning towards PS3. PS4 won't be available until early next year because of stock constraints. Just a couple of questions or so ...
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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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Backing up downloaded games on PS3 to external HDD [duplicate]

Sorry to ask this again, but I cannot find any concrete and clear answers online. I wish to back up my downloaded games and data so that if my hard drive fails, or such a time comes that I can no ...
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Is there a way to overcome the bug in “A New Source of Stalhrim” in PS3?

I can't start the quest "A New Source of Stalhrim" by talking to Deor Woodcutter (instead of giving me the quest he just says general things). The Unnoficial Elder Scroll Pages states that it's a bug ...
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Patch notes for Playstation

Where can I find patch notes and system update history for the PlayStation systems?
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PSN store purchased games from the past

If I have purchased games on the ps3 network store on my old ps3, how do I access them on my new ps3?
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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 keep using DLCs purchased on an old account with my new account?

I have made a new Playstation Network (PSN) account for a fresh start. I know you can't delete a PSN account, so I deactivated it, but all my Batman: Arkham Origins DLCs are still on my previous ...
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Ps3 games user specific

Is there a way to make games only accessable to specific users (we have kids who don't want others having access to their games) kids being kids, as soon as their backs are turned they are on the ...
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PS3 Final Fantasy XIV: Realm Reborn USED.?

I'm looking to buy a used copy of. FF XIV: Realm Reborn for ps3 but I wanted to know if the game would play or not. I've heard that used MMO games for PC are a very bad idea but is that rule the same ...
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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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“My Kung Fu is Strong” Trophy is not awarded

I am really annoyed by this as this trophy took 24 hours game play on MK which at 10 minutes a fight stacks up to quite a lot of gaming time... I finally got everything mastered for smoke and the ...
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How do you take screenshots on Assassins Creed IV on the PS3?

Maybe there just isn't a way for some sort of copy write purpose. I tried to plug in a USB keyboard and hit printscreen, but when I went to look for it under photo, the only thing that was close to ...
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Will my dlcs be saved on a different user

Anyway so I deleted my psn account and my user because it was my sisters email and I forgot the password , I had dlcs on the user like batman arkham origins and black ops , I made a new user and psn ...
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Do you lose the game when you delete the ID?

I downloaded a game from my friend's ID and then she told me to logout from her ID If I do that will I lose the game that I downloaded from her ID?
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PS3 controller not working

My original Sony controller won't even connect to the PS3 even after resetting several times, whether connected to the USB or not, what should I do? I have another controller which isn't Sony and when ...
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Can't cash in Barry medal in Jetpack Joyride

I've done all missions and got level 75 Barry medal, but I didn't cash in straight away. Now that I want to cash in, it won't let me. It's an option on the missions screen but I cannot select it. I've ...
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Can I use a PC hard disk drive for my PS3?

I have a 12 GB super slim play station 3, when I bought it I thought that 12 GB would be enough for few games but it's actually not once I tried it. I was wondering if I could connect a PC hard disk ...
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Transferring downloaded games to other PS3 [duplicate]

I need some enlightenment here. I owned my PS3 like 2 years ago, but it was broken, I can't turn it on. So I bought a 2nd hand PS3 from a different person. My old PS3 has all the saved data and ...
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Is PS3 / PS4 Online Multiplayer Cross-Platform?

So now the PS4 is out... Does anyone know if PS4's and PS3's online multi-player is cross-platform? For example, can someone playing COD:Ghosts on a PS3 play with someone on COD:Ghosts on a PS4?
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Buying a new PS3

so I will be buying a PlayStation 3. Not a PlayStation 4. And I want to know if 500GB is enough to run Grand Theft Auto 5 on Ultra Graphic Settings? And I want to know if 500GB is a lot for PS3 and ...
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What could cause the 'L1' button to stop working, and is it possible to fix? [duplicate]

I accidentally let the controller fall from my hand and now the L1 button isn't working. (which is terrible, because I love FIFA). What can I do? is it possible to fix?
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Will the PSN Download of GTA5 onto a solid state drive perform better than the standard disc install?

I'm playing Grand Theft Auto 5 a lot and am wondering if I'll get a performance improvement (loading speed/ rendering) if I bought the digital version off PSN. I'm using a reconditioned PS3 Slimline ...
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Buying xBox / PS3 from US and using it in non-US region? [duplicate]

I know people have asked this question but that was like 3 years ago. So my question was if I buy a xBox / PS3 in US then: 1) Will I be able to download games here in India? 2) Will I be able to buy ...
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“You did not create this game data. File cannot be loaded” error message

I got a used PS3 from a friend and started playing under an an account just named 'user'. I didn't think anything of it. I never connected to the Internet or anything. I'm not really an online player ...
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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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MW3 keeps freezing in an online game

My MW3 keeps freezing in the middle of an online game. The disc is perfect and my internet connection is good, anyone know what is happening?
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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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Are there differences between the Wii U and PS3 versions of Lego Marvel Superheroes?

I'm trying to decide what system to buy Lego Marvel Superheroes for, Wii U or PS3. Are there differences between the two versions, such as Wii U Gamepad functionality, platform-exclusive characters ...
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“80710a06” Error when attempting to visit Tumblr from my PS3

I tried to visit Tumblr but instead I got this error "80710a06". When I searched I came up with three or four articles/discussions about when PSN went down three years ago. But PSN is not down and I ...
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Can you transfer Batman Arkham City saves from PS3 to Steam?

When Batman Arkham City first came out, I bought it for PS3 and beat the game while finishing a few extra side missions. Since then, I've gotten rid of my PS3 copy and got a steam version. I still ...
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Lag on PS3 with good network speed

I've my PS3 (60GB-model) connected with Wi-fi to my network with ~12Mbps down and ~3.5Mbps. Though all games (GTA Online most recently) keep lagging and I don't think that should be a problem with ...
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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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Why doesn't my PS3 backup restore game saves & data on a new system?

I had an old 80Gb PS3 from 2009 which suddenly had a hard disk error a few weeks back, saying: Could not start, The appropriate storage system was not found. I had backed it up a week prior ...
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Can I play a save from the non-GOTY edition of Red Dead Redemption in the GOTY edition?

My friend is able to lend me Red Dead Redemption. However it's the vanilla edition, so I'm going to end up buying the GOTY edition anyway. Here is a question now: If I were to play Red Dead ...
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Do I need to re-earn all the trophies to earn the platinum trophy from a new save game?

I played Borderlands GOTY for quite some time and I was really close to the platinum trophy; I only needed to reach level 50. But then the tragedy came and I lost my PS3 due to an electric shock and ...
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How to remove personal data from PS3?

I've decided to get rid of my PS3 by donating it to a younger brother. This means that I want to totally purge all data on it such as user accounts, save games, credit card details and the like before ...
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I cannot move my GTAV save from my old PS3 to my new PS3

I had to purchase a new PS3 after my old one died. I had all my game saves backed up on a USB stick, but now GTA-V won't let me access them on my new console. It just comes up with an error saying you ...
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Making sure the data is backed up on the hard drive

How do I make sure the data on my PS3 is backed up on the external hard drive. Furthermore, does the hard drive have to have a certain amount of space available on the drive in order for it to take ...
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Fixing an old PS3 vs buying a new one [closed]

It seems my old PS3 fat GPU is dying. I'm getting this stretching glitch problem in some of my games e.g. Killzone 3, Batman Arkham City and GTA 5. Here is my original post where I asked about the ...