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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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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 ...
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How do I sort my downloaded PS3 games by size?

I'm out of space on my PlayStation 3 and would like to remove the games with the largest download sizes. I don't see an option to sort by size. Is there some way I can do this?
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How many first gen PS3s are affacted by and how can I avoid YLOD?

I want to buy a second hand 1st gen PS3. What are the odds that I'll be affected by a YLOD and how can I prevent it?
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BluRay drive gets no power

It's a PS3 Slim. The BluRay drive went dead and I replaced it twice with new ones, still no power getting to it. I changed ribbons (cables?) twice. PS3 starts up and I can play downloaded games. Only, ...
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i got a barrel stuck on a cliff in borderlands 2

Im playing the mission rakkaholics anonymous where yoh have to chase a truck around n make it drop barrels. Well one of the barrels it dropped got stuck on a cliff and i cant reach it or figure out ...
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Could I load the Playstation OS on a computer hard drive, and play with a controller?

Hypothetically, I was wondering if there was any reason I shouldnt be able to dual boot Windows 7 and the Playstation 3 Operating System on my computer (maybe with the use of 3rd party software), and ...
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Far Cry 4 installation stuck on PS3 (CD version)

I was trying to install Far Cry 4 on my PS3 with the CD not the PSnetwork download, but it just keeps getting stuck at 72%. I tried deleting the game and reinstalling, the 1.6 patch, getting offline. ...
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Trying to find the name of a rpg game [closed]

alright people of the stackexchange world, I am trying to find the name of a rpg game.I am going to try and explain it as much as I possibly can. So this game was on the ps2 or PS3 don't remember ...
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What are some unique game identifiers that I may have in in my PS3?

My house was broken into 2 weeks ago and 27 of my PS3 games were stolen, my PS3 fat was left untouched however. I've noticed a kijiji ad that has come up and there is a match with 26 of my games. Not ...
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Black Ops II gives YLOD to 60 GB PS3

I recently started playing Black Ops II on my PS3 again. A few months back, we had thought our PS3 had kicked the bucket, but it turns out it started working again, and didn't give any problems since. ...
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Skyrim keeps freezing, what do I do?

Skyrim keeps freezing on my PS3. I can't set it back to factory settings because it was downloaded. I've tried uninstalling and re-installing it. It keeps freezing as soon as Alduin (the dragon) ...
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Grand Theft Auto 5 not loading

I bought a copy of Grand Theft Auto 5 from Lukie Games. But when i put it in my ps3 it starts loading the story mode. The problem is it wont do more than that, it just stays on that screen of the ...
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Co-op split screen online Borderlands the pre-sequel

Is it possible to play Borderlands the pre-sequel campaign four players with two players on one PS3 and two players on another?
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My PS3 keeps freezing on a mission

I have completed only 10 percent of the game. The problem is that I'm not able to start a mission. I have done rest of the available missions. The name of the mission is CHOP The game stops or ...
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What is the difference between the PS3 and PS4 versions of Watch Dogs?

I am thinking on buying the PS33 version but not sure how different it is from the PS4 version. Are the differences just graphical or is there any content difference between them?
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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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Do I have to pay for uPlay?

I found this guide whilst researching my other question. As well as this other question about What is Uplay? Can I play Ubisoft games without it? I'm a bit confused. Do I have to pay for it/the ...
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Why can't I see my patch on Call of Duty: Modern Warfare while I'm playing online?

It started on level 12 Sargent I. All I saw was a green square in the spot where my rank's badge or "patch" is suppose to be. I thought maybe there was a problem with that specific rank so I ...
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How do I join a Minecraft PE server on PS3?

How do I join a multiplayer Minecraft Pocket Edition server on Minecraft PE PS3. I am so confused.
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My PS3 says my WPA2 key is wrong

I just bought a used PS3. The first thing I did was tried to connect it to the internet. However, it won't accept my WPA2 key. So far I've tried increasing my clients available setting on my DHCP ...
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DLC for PAYDAY 2 on PS3

I have looked around at DLC for PAYDAY 2 and I am wondering if any of the DLC packs, like Deathwish, can be downloaded on a PS3. I have achieved a lot of the game on PS3 and I was hoping I could play ...
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Do PSN games have some sort of ID number, like a barcode?

I was recently building a small section which is basically a collection of video games (along with some books and movies) that I own. I was storing all these items by the UPC or ISBN number associated ...
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'Undiscovered' mission after completing it - glitch?

I've been playing Borderlands: The Pre Sequel. I finished the mission Fresh Air, and I got a reward for completing it. The next day I did all other missions, but I have seen it's undiscovered, and I ...
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PS3 Audio Question

I recently bought a PS3 for use on my computer monitor. My monitor has only a DVI , VGA, and power port; I plan on using a HDMI to DVI cable for use on the PS3 and then using an outlet for the power. ...
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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 controller won't turn on?

My PS3 won't fully activate unless I connect my wired controller but the controller won't turn on. It is saying this every time I turn it on: Connect the controller using a UBS cable, and then ...
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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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Does the digital copy of Tekken Tag Tournament 2 include an online pass?

Currently there is a digital promotion on Tekken Tag Tournament 2 for only 3.99GBP on the UK psn store. I am wondering though. Does this include an online pass? The description says that this is the ...
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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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Can't access my games after transferring game data to a new harddrive

I have a PS3 (80GB) not YLOD yet and I got a new one, the 500 GB and I plugged my 120 GB USB in to my old Playstation and downloaded all the data from it. Then I plugged it into my new PlayStation, ...
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Borderlands on PS3 online?

Is there any way to play Borderlands PS3 online? I understand the game used the now-defunct Gamespy for online matchmaking. When I go to multiplayer I just get a blank screen. Is there any patch or ...
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What content does “LA Noire - Complete” contain over “LA Noire - Standard” for PS3

Right now Standard is available on amazon for $11 while the complete version is $70. What additional content is available in Complete? I assume it's DLC material. If so, how much does the combined DLC ...