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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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How can I make PS3 recognize an HDMI to VGA converted cable as a displayable screen?

I tried to hook my PS3 up to a projector using an hdmi cable converted to vga, but it doesn't seem to want to recognize it as a screen, and it keeps pulsing video but not sustaining it. Does anyone ...
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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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Is there any way to transfer save data to a PS3 without overwriting the original save data?

A while back, my old PS3 died. Recently, I got a new PS3 and started playing some games on it. Eventually, I'm going to see what I can do about getting someone to fix up the old PS3 so that I can get ...
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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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I turned my wife into a Vampire and now I can't find her?

I was completing quests for the Vampires at Castle Volkihar and took a quest to turn my wife, Ysolda, into a Vampire like myself. I did and she thanked me the next day. Now a couple of days have ...
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PS3 keeps saying my WPA key is wrong

I am having a bad time with my PS3 which I've had for about 2 years, PS3 slim with 120GB HDD. I've ran across a problem with my WiFi connecting to it. My PS3 doesn't accept my WPA2 key, I've changed ...
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Just Cause 2 reboots PS3 when launched

Whenver I launch Just Cause 2 it reboots my PS3. I have tried ejecting and cleaning the disk. deleting game data has anyone else come across this?
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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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PS3 - PS4 co-operative play [on hold]

My friend has himself a PS4 but I'm still stuck with my PS3 till i win the lottery, does anyone know if there are any titles that allow PS3 - PS4 co-op or pvp? Apparently it was "technically" possible ...
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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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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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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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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 won't stay turned on

I just tried to turn on my PS3 and for some reason when I turned it on, it automatically turns back off, I have tried to turn it on 4 times now and it is doing the same thing. Note: while I was ...
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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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Reusing/Recycling Hard Disk space on PS3

I was thinking about buying a Playstation 3 for myself, but got confused with the HD spaces. I read some questions on Gaming SE and they suggest that using something as big as 500 is more than ...
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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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My Ps3 wont connect to the T.V. or the controller?

Last night my P33 was working fine, and now it wont connect with the controller or the HDMI port, but it turns on. When I turn it on, I have to hold the power button just for it to turn off. Also ...
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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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PS3 flickering while playing games

I have been using my PS3 console for about 3 years. Suddenly it started flickering and I can't play games with my peace of mind. ...
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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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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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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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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 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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Transfer offline progression in GTA V

Can I transfer singleplayer progression in GTA V on PS3 to PS4 and from Xbox 360 to Xbox One?
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BL2 LAN coop doesn't work on PS3

I've been trying to find the answer to this problem for weeks with no luck. Every time a friend of mine and I try to play BL2 together from the same LAN ends in failure. It doesn't seem to matter if ...
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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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How to play against friends in Medal of Honor?

A friend and I both have Medal of Honor for the PS3. We want to play against each other in online multiplayer mode, but we don't know how. Do you know if it is possible?
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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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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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Is there a way to overcome the bug in “A New Source of Stalhrim” in PS3?

I can't start the quest "A New Source of Stalhrim" by talking to Deor Woodcutter (instead of giving me the quest he just says general things). The Unnoficial Elder Scroll Pages states that it's a bug ...
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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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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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GTA-V, Online PS3 and PS4

I have PS4 and GTA-V, my friend has the GTA-V too, but he have PS3. I have PSNPlus, but my friend not yet. The reason he don't have it, is because we want to try to play GTA-V online, but togheter. ...
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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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Where do I go to change the Battlelog email so it is linked to the PS3/Origin account?

I have signed up for an EA Origin account but can't get into the BF3 Battle Log on the PS3. I noticed that the Battle log shows another email linked to it and I can't figure out how to change it. I ...
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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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PS3 account sharing save data

Hey my buddy got "The Last of us" in his PS3 bundle and I got hooked on it for about 7 hours, He let me borrow the game, now when I tried taking the save copy over to my system it says I can't save ...
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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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Why doesn't a PS3 hitachi hard drive fit into one which originally had a toshiba?

I swapped PS3s, and one of them had a toshiba hard drive. This could easily go into both of the PS3s. However, the original one was a hitachi, and couldn't go into the one which had the toshiba. I've ...