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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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Clone the HDD of a broken PS3 to a new one [duplicate]

My PS3 recently died and I'm planning on getting a new one. Since I won't be able to use the data transfer utility couldn't I clone the HDD to the new PS3 HDD?
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Can't get to Three Horns - Divide

After working through Best Minion Ever in Ultimate Vault Hunter mode, which turned out to be much more of a beat-down than I was prepared for, I decided to call it quits for the night. Almost ...
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Can I transfer a Playstation savegame to someone?

I own a Playstation 3 that I use with my girlfriend and her sister. My girlfriend's sister played "Tekken Tag Tournament 2" on her sister account until she got her own Playstation. Now, she would like ...
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How long will Playstation Plus offer free games to download? [closed]

I'm thinking about getting the subscription but if it's gonna go away in a few months when the PS4 comes out, I'm not going to bother. Does anyone know how long they will offer the free games? (Xbox ...
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No sound in Call of Duty over HDMI when used with an Asus monitor

I connected a PS3 to an Asus 24" Monitor (Asus PB248Q) via HDMI. The monitor does not have internal speakers but has a jack for headphones. If I connect a headset to the headphones jack I can hear ...
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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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What's the safest way to play Fallout 3 (GOTY edition for PS3) to avoid corrupt quests? [closed]

I've just purchased a new copy of Fallout 3 (yay!). But, I'm a little worried about the bugs that may plague the game. Bethesda seems to struggle here and there with their console ports. Does anyone ...
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How to interpret disk space requirements on PS3

When I buy/download a new game from PSN, a disk space requirement is shown, ie. "7340 MB". Is it the size of the download? Or is it the size of the final installation? If it is the latter, how can ...
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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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DLC and multiple profiles on one PS3

I don't play ps3 often, so I have a profile to separate my saves from my husband's but no PSN account. However, I'm quite enamored with Bioshock Infinite and I'm excited for the upcoming DLC "Burial ...
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How do I fix input lag on my new HDTV

I recently purchased a new 55 inch LED HDTV, I hooked my ps3 up to it (HDMI) and now I experiance about a half a second delay when I press a button and the action is preformed on the TV. This never ...
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No video output on PS3, and cannot 'reset' output

When I plug in the Component or Composite video cables and turn on my PS3, I can hear the startup sound but there's no video output. I've tried to do the video reset multiple times (Put the system in ...
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PS3 lost network whilst patching Injustice: Gods Among Us, and now won't re-download patch

Recently I've encountered a problem. Well, it wasn't a problem at the beginning, but now my PS3 can't even start downloading a patch. What happened step-by-step: I booted my PS3 Started the game ...
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Playstation Pulse headset bluetooth

Does Playstation Pulse's blueetooth is compatible with mobile devices? Because I saw an audio jack connected to a mobile device, but I haven't see connecting it to mobile device via bluetooth. I ...
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Playstation 3 fan noise due to broken sensor?

I've had a 60GB Playstation 3 model since 2007. It got replaced by Sony because of YLOD a few years back. For as long as I can remember the fans goes up to full-speed whatever the console is doing. ...
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Playstation 3 - controller connection problem

I've bought new PS3 and I can't connect my cotroller. I've tried reseting the controller using the reset button but this didn't work. I've also tried reseting PS3 system - again, no result. I'm trying ...
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PS3 not reading DVD discs, but its reading blu-ray discs. Why?

Having issues with my Playstation 3 not reading DVD discs, but its reading blu-ray games and not blu-ray movies. very odd issue. Does anyone know exactly what the issue might be? I'm thinking its ...
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Rebel Assault II issues with PS3

The menus work fine but any FMV flickers really bad with only the left 1/4 of the screen actually viewable. The disc is a bit scratched but not severe. Is this a compatibility issue or could scratches ...
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PS3 slow loading on all games when using hard drives bigger than 160GB+

Has anyone run into the issue of having a slow loading system? Currently any game I put in the system takes about 2-3 minutes just to load into the title screen. I tested this with Last of Us. I'm ...
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Unable to play Multiplayer in Battlefield 3 (missing dlcs) PS3

I recently purchased Battlefield 3 for PS3, and I tried playing multiplayer yesterday. I entered the online pass, but when I try to find a server, every server visible to me has an alert symbol with ...
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Is it possible to 'burn out' a PS3 remote by charging from a PC USB slot?

Is is possible to use my PS3 remote without charging the battery? I use my ps3 remote as it is plugged into the USB port and I notice that it is automatically charging my remote battery. Is it ...
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PS3 super slim bricked

I have a ps3 super slim and it is bricked. It turns on but does not deliver any image (tv keeps saying that there is no signal) and the controls do not recognize it (it keeps blinking all the red ...
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Can US and UK PS3 Games share save files/trophies (In Regards to Agarest Generations of War 2)

I got Agarest Generations of War 2 from both the UK and the US, i got the US one because it was a limited edition while i got the UK one so i could get the DLC easier i've learned that that one of ...
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Can I play Saints Row: The Third co-op with PC and PS3?

I have Saints Row: The Third for PS3 and PC(steam). Is there any way that I can play co-op with PC and PS3 over lan?
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Playstation Plus requiring a credit card to redeem card?

I had a Playstation Plus card I got free from a friend with an Xbox. I entered the redeem code in and it said that a credit card is required. One of my friends said you need someone to go on your ...
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Graphical deterioration in gameplay?

In skyrim I must have had about 50 hours gameplay or something on one of my older saves and the game started slowing down and sticking and the surroundings started to lose Graphical clearance ...
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Is it possible to remove blue lines in Mega Man 10 in widescreen mode on PS3?

Is it possible to remove the blue lines at the left and right of the game viewport on my widescreen plasma TV? I'm afraid the blue lines might cause image burn. edit Yes, I have a widescreen TV. I'm ...
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How can I use an Xbox 360 controller with a PlayStation 3?

My PS3 has basically gathered dust for half a year since I'm not feeling the controller. What are my most reasonable options for using a Xbox 360 controller on a PS3 (preferably wireless, but I have ...
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Persona 3 lighting glitch on PS3?

I'm playing Persona 3 FES on the PS3, downloaded from the PSN, and I've noticed certain light-colored textures in the game are flashing and very bright -- for example, the tubas in the music room, or ...
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What are some ways to determine the cause of discs not spinning?

I have the original PS3 launch model (CECHA01) and it appears my Blu-ray drive has failed; it no longer spins any type of discs. But I'm unsure if this is due to the laser or a mechanical issue. ...
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Does my PS3 not enjoy the summer?

I am currently playing The Last of Us on my PS3 Slim and have been running into various technical troubles. The first being the infamous auto-save bug, the second being the game loading forever (I ...
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What is the easiest way to maximise your drop rate?

I often find that my drop rates are really low is the best way to increase it to gain lots of humanity and stay human or is it to constantly have the Gold covetous Serpent ring equipped? is there any ...
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PS3 - The backup operation could not be completed 80010038

I'm a PlayStation Plus member who is planning to upgrade my PS3's 120gb hard drive and am trying to back it up to an external hard drive (FAT32 format). I've ran the backup utility three times and ...
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Any fix for Portal 2 hang/freeze on PS3?

I checked out a copy of Portal 2 from the library, hoping to spend part of Father's Day gaming. Whenever I put the weighted cube on the switch in test chamber 6, my PS3 freezes. I've cleaned my disc ...
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PSN plus: Once games are free, are they free forever? [duplicate]

I know that with the Playstation plus membership, they will away free games every month and giving away different games every month. So, I were to get a free game, then a month later, that same game ...
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How to mix PS3- and PC-Sound for one headset? [closed]

I like to play games on my PS3 while I'm talking to my mates on Teamspeak on my PC. So I switch to PTT (Push To Talk) on Teamspeak to not broadcast my TV-Sound all the time and simply play. That is ...
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PS3 Controller Connects/Disconnects Constantly

I've been using MotionInJoy's DS3 tool to use my PS3 controllers to play games on my computer (specifically emulators like VBA, since Mother 3 can not be played legitimately in the US). It has worked ...
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What's taking up so much space?

My PS3 has a 160GB hard drive. I've had it for about a year, and played a lot of games. When I checked it's storage, it says 77GB free out of 149GB. I was aware that I had downloaded and installed a ...
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How can I convert a save file for a retail game into a save file for the digital version of the same game?

I bought Persona 4 Arena for the PS3 back in August and logged dozens of hours in the game in order to to unlock all the single player content. Two weeks ago, I decided to buy the digital version ...
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Achievements in Bioshock--New Game Plus

Alright so here's a synopsis of my situation: I'm trying to get all the achievements in Bioshock 1. I downloaded the add-ons and stuff, and noticed the new game plus feature. I thought this would help ...
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What are the benefits of using an online pass?

I bought a used copy of "Medal of Honor" for my PS3 the last days. As I opened the case there was a paper with a used online pass on it. Because I never owned a game which needed an online pass I ...
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is there a way I can crouch in assassins creed III on ps3?

I want to be able to crouch anytime not just when I get into the bush so is there a button for it or something?
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how do I view the map not the mini map in assassins creed III on ps3 [duplicate]

I have been trying to figure this out forever I'm starting to think the might not be one
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Recover missing profile in Scott Pilgrim vs The World

I had two profiles with Scott Pilgrim save data before I lost my first PS3, which I (thought I) restored to my new PS3 via a backup. However, since the Wallace update, when I go to try and play the ...
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Can I play my PS3 on my 21" iMac?

Im finding it difficult to come to a clear conclusion. There are thunderbolt to HDMI adaptors out there. Will the iMac be able to be used as a monitor?
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PS3 controller shutting down during Lair of the Shadow Broker

I am having trouble trying to finish the "Lair of the Shadow Broker" in the Mass Effect Trilogy on the PS3. I am up to the part of chasing down Vasir in the transports, where you have to hold down the ...
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Is there an HP glitch for Noel in Final Fantasy XIII-2?

I fought the long gui (and lost). I selected "retry" but did not fight him again. However, in my next battle with a weak enemy, Noel only had a critical level of HP. Every battle since has started ...
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Is there a hidden significance of the PS3 loading screen / background?

According to the below, the PS2 loading menu changed based on the number of and duration of games played. Is there anything similar for the PS3?
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Changing PSN log-in on one user

I accidentally used my old PSN log-in on my primary gaming user, is there a way to log into my new PSN account on that one user? I tried logging out and logging into the new one, but it said I cannot ...