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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 ...
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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 I play PS3 games from another country?

I'm going to buy Assassins Creed 3 on amazon.com, but my friend told me if I buy it from there, I can't play because I have a PS3 from Iceland (where I live). It is true? Does the PS3 have region ...
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How can I fix my PS3 controller?

My friend left his wireless PS3 controller at my house. He told me I can keep it because he plays XBOX 360. My wired controller stopped working last night. I tried to use the wireless one my friend ...
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ps3 connection speed does not match my isp connection?

I have a pace modem and I have a wired connection with my ps3 and I only get between 5-8 Mbps. I have 15mbps from my internet service provider and i have been getting anywhere between 11-13 Mbps and ...
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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?
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How do I fix bugged quests on consoles?

I know that PC has console to fix their bugged quests, but is there a way to fix bugged quests on the 360 or for that matter, the PS3? My bug is I got a companion quest from Falkas to intimidate ...
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PS3 still laggs after restoring

My ps3 lagged in offline games like fallout, skyrim, ect as well as when I try to stream netflix. It had never used to do this so I thought maybe I had too many big games and what not so I completely ...
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Can I import someone else's Mass Effect 2 save on a PS3?

This question about where to find a full Mass Effect 2 save file made me wonder, on the PS3 can I import ME2 save data from another person when I play Mass Effect 3? I know PS3 save files are tied to ...
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Free Mass Effect 2 DLC?

When I purchased Mass Effect 2 for the PS3 brand new, I entered the Cerberus Network code and got all the DLC that comes with it. I played through the game once maybe, then decided to start a new ...
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Convert PS1 saves on PC to PS3/PSP save format

I've been hunting for some PS1 game saves as my PS1 memory cards died. GameFAQs has many more saves listed for the Original PS1 save format rather than the PSV format. The PS3/PSP require PSV format ...
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Starting game freezes during loading game with black screen

The game keeps loading for an infinite amount of time. It shows the Last of us logo blinking all the time and nothing happens. It's been more than 3 hours waiting now. It is just after starting the ...
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Strategy for defeating the Agni Boss in The Witch and the Hundred Knight?

This boss is way hard. I'm level 85 using the Hundred demon Blade and she just keeps moving on, spawning those parasite like enemies that are attached to her. Is there a specific weapon set that ...
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GTA V starts in Online Mode

I finished story mode in GTA V and now when I start the game I have only the option to START IN Online mode. Is there any way to continue story mode from the point I finished? I love to move in roads ...
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How do you buy players already inquired in FIFA 15 Career Mode?

I want to know how to buy players already inquired in FIFA 15 Career Mode. I am new to the Career section and I don't fully understand the transfers. I wanted to buy Paul Pogba and bring him to ...
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PS3 Save runs very slow on PC

I've always played Skyrim on PS3 but now I'm moving to PC, so I've taken the save form the console and put it on my computer. The problem is that when it loads, it's completely lagged, it takes ...
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PS3 Controllers

I have 5 controllers, some older than others but some only a couple of years old. I bought a PS4 a year ago and semi-retired the 3. I recently hooked it up. All 5 of my controllers do not work, ...
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Diabo 3 vs Diablo 3 Reaper of souls

Hi I am planing on buying Diablo 3 or Diablo 3 Reaper of souls on PS3. I have never played either of them. I will most probably only buy one of them. So my question is if I only buy 1 which would ...
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Is it possible to transfer a character to another local ps3 account for coop

I was wondering if it's somehow possible to transfer one of my chars to another local ps3 account for split screen coop. I recently played a lot with some friends here at home and we made the mistake ...
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How distance influences connection into a server (BF4 PS3)

I was playing BF4 on PS3, on a US server. Suddenly, a guy in my squad started to talk to me really rudely, saying me I had to get off because I was on a server that is at a very high distance from my ...
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Is it possible to play Far Cry 4 co-op with players on other systems?

I own PS3 version and my friend owns PS4. Is it possible for us to play coop together? What about PC or Xbox interactions?
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One Vita = One PSN account, what about games?

I know you about the relation 1 PS Vita = 1 PSN account = 1 memory card* *Actually, you can swap accounts after restoring the device and all that... What I am not so sure is if I can download Vita ...
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Is this drive compatible with PS3?

I am aware that 99% of HDDs that are 2.5" are compatible with the PS3 but before performing a purchase I would like to be 110% sure. I am looking into this HDD. Western Digital Blue Portable ...
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Where is this Playstation cable from?

I have a power cable for a Playstation (unknown version), but I can't figure out what version of the console it belongs to. Images of PS power cables that I've seen online do not look like this. ...
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Is it possible to replace the (Fat) PS3's optical drive with a PC Optical Drive?

If the optical drive for a fat Ps3 is failing, would be able to open it and in it's place install either a standard internal PC optical drive or an external optical drive. I don't want it to look ...
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Why is my PS3's internet so slow compared to my computer?

OK so I ran a speed test on my computer and my PS3. The results were stunning! Computer: 14.12 Mbps PS3: 0.89 Mbps When I ran this test I disconnected all devices except for the one that was ...
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PS3 Controller not charging or syncing with ps3

The last time i played a game on my playstation 3 was in February 2014. Now, its August 2014, and my controller can't seem to sync with my PS3 Console. Whenever I connect it using the charging cord, ...
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How exactly does saving work in Lord of the Rings War in the North

I am playing a local co-op campaign in LOTR War in the North, and I am trying to understand how saving works. First, there is a prompt that pops up when the second player joins that asks whether to ...
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If I stick a blank hard drive into my PS3 will it work?

On Christmas Day 2010 my PS3 stopped reading discs so I bought a new one, took the hard drive out of the old one, wiped/formatted it and used it as a portable hard drive. But today I've found a ...
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I have little lag on Offline Games

When I play MyPlayer mode on NBA 2k14 on my PS3 I usually have a little lag when I'm playing. It's really annoying to try a long shot and when I'm pressing button or using thumbstick the game stops ...
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Remote is not connecting

My dad has an PS3 and he has not played any games on it with the actual remotes and my problem is that when its conected to the usb charger it works perfectly but when I unplug the remote from the sub ...
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Transferring my psn email address

So i wanted to make a new psn account because my name was kinda too revealing as it included both my first name and last name so I first changed the email on my old account then I went to go sign up ...
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Installing PS3 Games Straight From Disc To external Hard Drive

Hello Everyone i was wondering if i could install grand theft auto from my disc to an expansion drive connected to the ps3. Any Help or Pointers Would help, Thanks
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PS3 Sound Problems

So my PS3 has been working for a while, but recently it started doing this thing where there is sound when it starts up, it makes the chiming sound and clicking while scrolling through the start up ...
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For Dragon Age: Inquisition, how do I move my old save files from one system to another?

I am going to buy the game soon, and I am wondering if there is any way I can load the game files that are currently on my older PC? I am thinking about getting Dragon Age: Inquisition on my PS3 as my ...
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Followers in skyrim [duplicate]

When I leave my follower somewhere and can't find them, how do I get them back? And will they have the amor and weapons I gave them?
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Titan Attacks Screen Positioning

I have a problem with screen positioning in titan attacks. Parts of the game screen are cut-off from my TV. When the game first started it gave me an option to adjust it but I clicked X without first ...
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Watch Dogs PS3, Act2 scene 9 Uninvited. Game freezes when accessing the computer. Why?

Every time I go to access the PC that is connected to the video system in the mission Uninvited, its says system loading, loads about halfway and then it stops and the game just stops. I can still ...
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Can I have a PS3 with WiFi connection only? [closed]

I know that PS3 has wifi connectivity in addition to the cabled old phone lines (ADSL cables). Is it possible for me to connect my PS3 to the internet using the WiFi only for games updates etc.? Do I ...
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Can i use another Playstation disc drive in my PS3?

I have an older PS3 that has been giving me problems. It has recently stopped reading my game discs, so I decided to take it apart to clean the eye. Now can't get the disc drive back together! Can I ...
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Do games/DLC downloaded on one account show in the history of another account?

Would the games/DLC downloaded on one account go onto another accounts (on the same PS3) history? There's some stuff I didn't buy - my brother may have logged into my account and bought it, or he ...
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Is it possible to use my PS Vita as additional PS3 controller?

As the title states: can I register my PS vita as an additional controller to an PS3 system? I want to play split-screen games without buying a new controller. I've already searched around the web. ...
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Can I use alternate controllers for Rock Band on my PS3? (i.e, my guitar-hero controllers) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do Guitar Hero peripherals work with Rock Band and vice versa? Subject pretty much says it all. I've got PS3 + Rock Band, and would like to use Guitar-hero controllers. ...
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Can I use my PS3 controller on a PC?

Are there some good drivers available to make the PS 3 controller work with Windows 7? Also, can I use it wirelessly?
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Neighbor controlling my PS3 or random buttons triggered?

I have a Playstation 3 which I use for gaming and streaming video. Often times, my PS3 is controlled by a mysterious force, which I can only assume is my neighbor. I live in the city in a row house, ...
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How do I quicksave on the PS3?

Saving in Skyrim on the PS3 seems to be very complicated (Menu --> Save ... etc). This is frustrating, especially in Dungeons. Is there any quicksave / fastsave feature on the PS3?