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How can I save a game to a USB stick on Playstation 3

I want to save a game to a USB stick on Playstation 3. When I hit triangle on save data it only offers me online storage. How do I enable USB storage?
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Is it possible to have voice chat on the PS3 go through both the headset AND the TV?

I'm really curious about this. I'm thinking about going back to livestreaming via my Elgato. However, the thing that's been putting me off for the PS3 side, at least, is not being able to have my ...
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PS3 Slim 4.55 No Display, No Video, No Audio

I have a PS3 Slim 120 GB. I just updated to 4.55, and it got stuck while restarting the system. I force shut it down, and in doing so, I corrupted the hard drive. Now, I do not have any display (I ...
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How many GB do Black Ops 2 and MW3 take up?

How much space does it take for Black Ops 2 on PS3? and How much does Modern Warfare 3 take up? i do not own any of these games.
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PlayStation 3 looping on update 4.55

Background: I have a fat PS3 which came with an 80GB HDD. I bought a new 500GB HDD so that I could store more games from PS Plus on it. I followed the official instructions on Sony's website, but ...
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What is the Playstation Quest For Greatness?

I read something today that said if you complete "The Quest for Greatness" on PS3 or PS4, you get some free PSone games. However I can't seem to find information on what it is. I see walkthroughs, ...
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How do I transfer DLC Packs from one PS3 to another?

A while ago I got a couple of DLC Map Packs for Black Ops 1. I recenntly by given a new PS3 because the old has trouble spinning a disk. I had someone help me do a save data transfer but it didn't ...
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Why doesn't “The Wolf Among Us - Season Pass” appear in my download list after purchased in the PSN?

I have purchased The Wolf Among Us - Season Pass last night, but couldn't find it in my download list. But the product page shows it as purchased. Also Do I need to purchase the "The Wolf Among Us : ...
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How to Uninstall DLC in The Last of Us

I have finished the "Left Behind" DLC episode and would like to uninstall it to get some space on my hard drive. I would, however, like to keep the "Abandoned Territories" multiplayer DLC and the base ...
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US PS+ code on other reigons?

I want to subscribe to PS+ and since am from Saudi Arabia I was wondering. If can buy a PS+ US code from Amazon, Ebay or any other sites, can I activated on my account? This why am asking: 1 year US ...
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PSN wrongly claims multiple downloads

I am a gamer on PS3 in India, having a PS+ subscription. Now, I lent my ID and password to a friend(let's call him R), since PSN allows for a game to be downloaded on 2 PS3s at once. The problem ...
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Borderlands 2 Save Converter from PS3 to Mac

Is there a tool that I can use to convert my PS3 saves to Mac-formatted ones? If there isn't one, is there a program I can use to "read" my PS3 save data so I can manually convert a Mac save to a ...
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Washing playstation controllers

I've been thinking to allow people in my bar to play some PS3/4 while drinking. Though there's a good chance the controllers will be spilled on, so I was looking for an easy way to clean a lot of ...
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Can I easily replace the hard drive of my PS3? [duplicate]

Is it easier to replace the internal hard drive of a PS3, or to go with an external hard drive?
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Can I play Super Street Fighter 4 without setting up a PSN account?

I cannot seem to be able to play Super Street Fighter 4 on PS3 without having to set up an account with the playstation network. Is this true? How can I play super street fighter 4 without setting up ...
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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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Wii Swapforce missing entire area?

My husband has the swapforce game for the PS3 and my son and nephews have it for the wii. My husband has areas that the wii doesn't have. For example when you jump (forgive me, I am a MOM not a ...
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How can I transfer ownership of a PS3 account?

My father created a PS3 account for himself and a second one using his information (e-mail, billing information, name, etc.) for me to use a while back. Now I recently moved out, bought my own PS3, ...
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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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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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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?