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Why doesn't my PS3 screen fit the TV?

My PS3 screen seems to not want to fit the TV. I tried messing around with the displays and it doesn't help at all I even put it to 720 yeta with no results. How can I get it to fit?
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How do I set hotkeys for my favorites?

I can't seem to set my hotkeys on the PS3. I did it once on accident and can't seem to anymore. I believe you're supposed to press left or right on the D-Pad to set it, but that isn't working for me. ...
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Does GTA V Online Network Merge Xbox 360 and PS3 players? [duplicate]

Can GTA V Online Network Merge Xbox 360 and PS3 players, or is it two individual networks? (Can crews cross platform)
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PS3 remote not working after shutting off PS3 during restore

I accidentally shut off my PS3 when it was restoring and now my remote control won't work. Please help me.
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How do you capture video of your PS3 gameplay?

I'd like to be able to capture video of me playing games on my PS3, especially when earning difficult trophies, or getting past tricky levels so I can share my techniques/tricks with others. ...
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PS3 clipping image with HDMI at 1080p

I have a PS3 connected to an HDTV Monitor using an HDMI cable configured for 1080p resolution. My problem is that the image is being clipped on the edges. So certain things, like the box in which ...
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How can someone help me beat a Boss in Dark Souls Co-Op?

I thought that by using the White Sign Soapstone I will summon someone to help me beat a boss, I did beat a boss like that but instead of he helping me, it was like I was helping him. I appear as a ...
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Do normal region restrictions apply when playing PS1 games on PS3?

I got my PS1 while living in the US and I live in EU now. Will my US PS1 games work on a PAL PS3 or do normal region restrictions apply?
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Dragon's Dogma Dark Arisen german to english language

I have a doubt regarding the German version of Dark Arisen. I'm interested in buying it here, for PS3, in Germany, but I am afraid it comes only with German Language. I know that some games set the ...
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DualShock 3 usability on PS4

Does anyone know if DualShock 3 controllers are usable for PS4? i.e. if the PS3 controllers are forward compatible. KR,
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Do old trophies carry over to new games?

If you start a new game of Lego Harry Potter Years 1-4 will you keep the trophies you have earned on the first play through and only need to achieve the ones the won't unlock? Animagus is the only ...
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Will DCUO trophies pop as soon as I get Legendary?

If I complete feats required for trophies, (e.g. get a platinum in a race, or reach level 10 with a tank) and then buy a legendary membership, will the trophies pop? There are ways to cheat ps3 ...
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New HDD for my PS3 Super Slim 12 GB

I have a PS3 Super Slim with 12 GB of flash. I need to expand its storage to install games. I still haven't bought the HDD, but I wanted to ask, since I can't seem to find the answer anywhere, if I ...
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How do I stop my PS3 from making so much noise?

I believe that my PS3 is full of dust and therefore the fan goes on max as soon as I start a game. How can I get rid of the dust inside on the heat sinks and fans without destroying something?
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How can I disable The Exchange in The Sims 3?

I've been playing The Sims 3 on my PS3 (I mention the specific system because the options might be different). Whenever I go into the Build & Buy menu and go into specific categories, the crap ...
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1 of my PSN accounts was lost is it recoverable as well as it's DLC's? [duplicate]

I feel like an idiot, but I had 2 PSN accounts on my PS3 which had all my online games. The other had all my money but recently I got a free DLC on my game account and my account with my money was ...
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Playstation Online Store & D.M.R.ights

DMR. Digital Media Rights - correct? If you own a PS4 and download full games on the PS.Store, like I have for at least three games I've purchased. When does that ownership expire? The answer should ...
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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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Can I download a specific Mass Effect game from The Mass Effect Trilogy?

So, I want to buy Mass Effect Trilogy but I don't have that much space on my ps3. (I want to buy the game digital) So, can I download the games individual? or do I have to download the 33 gb with the ...
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Do I need to own Orgins to play Awakening

I really like DAO, but I am just burrowing it from a friend. I have found DAW for pretty cheap and I want to play it, but am I limited to playing it only while I still have DAO. I know it is an ...
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PS3 wont turn on

My ps3 super slim stopped working suddenly. It was working fine with no issues, but one day it just refused to turn on . Not even the red LED glows now. I tested the PSU following this video Ps3 Super ...
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Are there any HDMI Ethernet Channel-enabled consoles?

Is any of the current or previous generation consoles have HDMI Ethernet Channel-enabled ?
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Transfering ps3 psn account to ps4

I know we can have same psn account on ps3 and ps4 but after transfering to ps4 can I still play my ps3 games online?
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Buzzing bees in my manor in Skyrim are driving me nuts - how do I get rid of them … permanently? [duplicate]

I assume there is no possible way to edit a completed manor wing built in Skyrim, and I made the mistake of adding a greenhouse wing. Now I have bees overrunning that half of the manor, and the ...
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What external hard drive specifications are supported on PS3?

Since I have a pretty small (40GB) hard drive on my PS3 I was planning on buying an external hard drive for some extra storage. I'm looking at a 2.5", 1TB, 5400 rpm Seagate Expansion with a USB 3.0 ...
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What happens if I turn off my console while it is saving data?

All console games warn players at the beginning of any game: Please do not turn off your console when you see the saving icon/indicator. What if I turn it off or there occurs a power outage ...
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Playing online with same PSN on PS3 and PS4

I have a PS3 and a PS4 with the same PSN account. Given from the information released by Sony with one PSN account I can have up to two PS3s and one PS4. Am I able to play online simultaneously with ...
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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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Skyrim Good Intentions / Revealing the Unseen Quest Glitch?

I'm stuck in the College of Winterhold questline because of a glitch between the quests "Good Intentions" and "Revealing the Unseen." After talking to the Augur of Dunlain, I return to the Archmage ...
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Do we need to upgrade a PS/Xbox in the same sense as computers needs to?

Like, Graphic cards, hard disk, sound, etc. that we do in PC in order to play newer games?
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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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Reset button killed my control pad

While not paying attention, I accidentally reset the new controller for our PlayStation. Now, when I connect it with the cable, it displays the message 'unknown USB device connected'. How can I fix ...
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Largest hard disk you can install on a PS3?

My current PS3 HDD (1TB) is near capacity thanks to PS Plus IGC and several sales over the years. What's the largest capacity hard disk I can buy that will work with a PS3? I know there are certain ...
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How to back-up or copy a world

In terraria on ps3 Its telling me there is a save game game but It doesn't show the worlds Individualy so if I copied the saved data it doesn't work it would replace the character's and worlds in all ...
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No blinking lights on PS3 controller

I have two joystick for PS3 one is the original from Sony but the other on isn't and uses a usb Bluetooth what happens is that I can't work whit both at the same time, when the Sony runs of battery ...
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No HDMI Output to a TV from PS3

I have a TV and a monitor that are both HD. I have been switching both my PS3 and Xbox 360 between the two using HDMI ports successfully for the past 10 months. Last night my wife watched a Blu Ray ...
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Little Big Planet PSP vs PS3

Excluding the graphics quality, what are the differences between the PSP and PS3 versions of Little Big Planet?
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Missing trophies in Assassin's Creed Brotherhood

I almost completed AC:B but the game suddenly stopped tracking trophies. For example, I just discovered the shrine in Saint Peter's Basilica (which should unlock the Amen trophy) and nothing happened. ...
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Eagle Eye Mouse and Keyboard Converter for Multiple Players?

The Eagle Eye can be used to add mouse and keyboard support to your PS3. I want to know if it is possible to hook up multiple Eagle Eyes to ones PS3 so that multiple players can benefit from mouse and ...
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ps3 controller not turning on or syncing

I recently took it apart again to clean it. The only problem was the analog stick was sticking. I put it back together and it wouldn't power on and when it is plugged in the LEDs only blink. I tried ...
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What data does the PS3's backup utility preserve?

My PS3's Blu-Ray drive died yesterday, and I will probably just end up getting a new console. I plan on using the Data Transfer Utility as outlined in this question's answer to preserve all my data. ...
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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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How big is the zombies download for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare?

How much data does it takes to download zombies for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare on PlayStation 3? I use my phones wireless hot-spot mode to access online.
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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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Am I going to run into problems with USB Fan Cooling for my PS3?

My PS3 is one of the original models with the ~60g Harddrive and PS2 Emulation. Since I live in Australia, it gets to 45+ degrees Celsius (113 Fahrenheit), and when it gets excessively hot, so does ...
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One DLC on two accounts? Ps3 [duplicate]

So a while back, I purchased a DLC for Destiny:The Dark Below and over time I made a new account, and I want to play it on my new one so will it transfer to my new one. Will I have to purchase it ...
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How to (legally) remove Singstar from PS3

There is a lot of add ons for PS3 CFW that help removing Singstar, but I like PSN, and would not risk to be banned just for this. But this game annoy me, and apart from petition (which obviously led ...
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How to charge a Sony PS3 wireless keypad with a PC?

I can charge the PS3 controller with a standard USB port of a PC. But I can not charge the PS3 wireless keypad. When I connect it to the PC, I get the error, that a driver is missing. I do not want to ...
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Controller is connecting to other PlayStation 3 consoles, but not mine

My controller was working fine. I was playing a game, and then it suddenly disconnected, and now it only connects with a cable. Without the cable, when I press the PS button, it starts blinking and ...
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Is there any shorcut for the ''PS Button'' on Ps3, using a Ps1/Ps2 Controller?

I got the first three Sony consoles (and the PSP too) the thing is, i like to use my old PS1 controller (the analog one) on my Ps2 and Ps3, everything works fine, but the only thing i'm missing, at ...