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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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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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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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Ultimate Vault Hunter mode pack 2 not working

I purchased Borderlands 2: Game of the Year Edition on PlayStation 3, and I have downloaded and installed all the included DLC's. Everything works fine. When I reached level 61, I purchased and ...
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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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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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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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What do I earn for playing on Hard or more?

I just got the Berserker title, which requires 256+ battles at least on Hard Battle Rank. Is there a reward at all I can benefit from for battling on anything but Normal? Even some simple field ...
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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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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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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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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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What happen play gta online on ps3 with ps4 acc

What happen play gta online on ps3 with ps4 account? It create new charecter? Or load my ps4 character?
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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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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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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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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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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 am I supposed to defeat Iblis (Silver's Story)?

This boss is extremely difficult. I know how to catch the huge fireball, but when I counter-attack with the huge fireball and he does the waves of flames, he destroys the entire foothold. When I ...
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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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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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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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FIFA 2015 cross-generation multiplayer on Playstation 3 and 4

Is it possible to have an online multiplayer match in FIFA 2015 where one player is using a Playstation 3 and the other using a Playstation 4?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How can I find big content to delete on my PS3?

I keep running out of space on my 250GB PS3, thanks in large part of my PS+ subscription. Every time I go to download a new big game, I have to trawl through the stuff I'm not using to find what's ...
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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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Will starting a new game under a new user delete the data from the main user?

Will starting a new game under a new user delete the data from the main user?
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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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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 the Japanese version of Soul Calibur V change menu language?

I live in Taiwan, and apparently there's no Chinese version of the game here. The PS3 version mentions something about switching language, but my Japanese is really poor - especially reading. I'm not ...
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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 ...
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My thermal paste on my Ps3 is 8 years old and crusty, Should i replace it?

Would it be worth my time and will it improve my systems performance
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No surround sound over HDMI ARC

I've been using a philips home theater for surround sound in my setup for quite some time now. I connect all my devices to my Sony TV with HDMI, and then use the HDMI ARC port to connect back to the ...
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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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Shadow of Mordor on PS3

I've heard that Shadow of Mordor is not as good on the PS3 as on the newer PS4. Graphics aside, are there any differences in gameplay between the two consoles?