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Convert NTFS to FAT32 without losing data

I understand that you can convert a FAT32 drive to NTFS without formatting or backing up the data and later restoring - is the same thing possible in the other direction? I want to convert my NTFS ...
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How do I set up Windows 7 to stream media to my PS3?

I have a computer and a PS3 connected wirelessly to my router, but it seems no matter how hard I try I can not get my PC to show up on my PS3. I've also tried setting up a media server with TVersity ...
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Sharing transparently proxied Internet connection with PS3

I am trying to play a Japanese karaoke game on a PS3 but the latency is just horrendous and downloading songs takes forever. One recommendation I got was to turn my laptop into a SOCKS proxy by ...
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Getting “Play To” working on Windows 8 and a Playstation 3

On Windows 8, "Play To" functionality has been integrated into Windows Explorer; However, as you can see, "Play To" is disabled; and I don't know why. When I hover over the option, I get no ...
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Why can't I ping my PS3 Using a wired connection?

PS3 is using the inbuilt wireless network adapter (I cannot change this) When I try to ping the PS3 from ANY computer which is on a wired ethernet connection, I get Request Timed Out errors. ...
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Control media on PlayStation 3 from a PC?

I have the following: PC PlayStation 3 hooked up to a receiver and speakers Currently I can set up a media server on my PC and choose songs on the PS3 to play. However, I'd like to be able to ...
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Practical uses for PS3 linux? [closed]

I've got a PS3 sitting around that i don't use much because I a. don't have time for games b. don't have time for movies (bluray, dvd, and otherwise) So I'm considering loading some flavor of linux ...
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How to set up a static route to allow PS Vita remote play to PS3 through a second router?

I'm trying to get my PS Vita to connect to my PS3 through my home network rather than the PS3's wireless access point (mainly because of the PS3's weak signal). My Mac (OS X 10.8.2) is sharing its ...
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Windows 8 isn't detecting PS3 eye

I have the PS3 Eye web cam installed with drivers from Code Laboratories, which comes with a test program. When I open the test program it shows a clear picture from the webcam. Every other program ...
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Optimal way to get videos from computer to TV upstairs?

In my old house, I could just stream videos from my computer to my PS3, but in my new house the PS3 is on the second floor, and my computer/wireless router are on the first, and it just isn't fast ...
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SSD that doesn't need to utilize OS TRIM support to minimize degredation?

There has been a lot of development towards improving TRIM integration for OS's but I am in need of a solution to SSD integrated TRIM. I've looked through pages of SSD's on newegg.com and some ...
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Streaming to PS3 with NAS and built-in dlna server?

With consumer-grade hardware, is it possible to successfully stream 1080p mp4 videos to a PS3? I have a linksys router that can only do 10/100. The PS3 is wired to it with cat5e cable, and the PS3 ...
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How to play a DVD from a different region on the PS3? [closed]

I'm trying to play a region 4 DVD on a region 1 PS3 and, predictably, it refuses to play it with a message like "The DVD is from a different region". Is there any way to change that and play DVDs from ...
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convert HD (1080p) mov files to mpg or others

I want to convert a HD MOV file in a format that is playable on the PS3. I tried different tools but none of them worked correctly. after converting the resolution is awful or the conversion stopped ...
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iPod-Touch to play Movies from PC on PS3?

Is it possible to use my iTouch to communicate with my PC and PS3 to play movies? Almost like a glorified remote-control, working over my wireless network?
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Is a PS3 with a flavor of linux installed a capable machine?

Is a PS3 with a flavor of linux installed a capable machine? Is it a viable option for a desktop for watching movies, coding browsing the web? Can it handle multitasking well? I am assuming that ...
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Error Streaming Movies to PS3 (From Windows 7)

I have been streaming downloaded movies to PS3 for a while now but suddenly the new movies that I downloaded don't work. It comes up with an error that reads "Media Server Error: A network error has ...
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HDTV as wireless monitor?

I vaguely remember hearing of some solution that would allow you to use an HDTV as an additional wireless monitor for your computer. It would work exactly like an extra monitor connected to the ...
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Problems using PC as a media server with PS3

I recently got a PS3 and decided to take advantage of the fact that it can be used to stream movies by making my PC a media server. I've done this in the past with the same router I have now before I ...
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Switched to new router and now experiencing lag?

I switched from a dynex-802.11b/g to a Netgear-802.11b/g/n just yesterday. My router is down stairs because my phoneline upstairs is retarded....but my PS3 is still upstairs (SOCOM: Confrontation is ...
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Setting up a UPnP media server on a Mac

I've successfully gotten my Windows computers sharing music with my PS3 using Windows Media, and I've been able to do the same thing on my Linux computer, using MediaTomb. But I can't find a decent ...
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Can I plug an Ethernet Cable from my PS3 to a MacBook Pro, and share its Internet?

The WiFi adapter on my PS3 is really bad. I'm with a Mac here, Is it possible to plug an Ethernet cable from the PS3 to the Mac, and share the internet connection? So, I would "fool" the PS3, ...
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Capture network traffic from Playstation

I want to capture network traffic from my playstation. It is connected to my wireless network. For some reason Ethereal (now WireShark) isn't letting my use my wireless card to see traffic. Is it a ...
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Decrease ping for my PS3

Is there a way to decrease the ping on my PS3, or is the latency as good as it will get? In my house there are four computers and my PS3. At any given time three of those are on and connected to the ...
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Connecting PS3 and PC to one gateway

I have a VersaLink 7500 Gateway with multiple ethernet ports. Can I simply connect both my PC and PS3 using seperate ethernet cables or can this cause damage to the gateway? I've been having trouble ...
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PS3 controller -> PC -> emulators -> TV

I'm researching a media PC for the living room. Playing videos, audio and streaming Internet is straightforward enough. I would also like to run a gaming console system. I was wondering if anyone has ...
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Hang while streaming to my Playstation 3 using Nero

I use Nero to stream media to my PS3 from 2 main computers. Occasionally it will hang when the host computer is in sleep/hibernate. It resumes fine if you manually wake up the computer. Any ...
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My friend keeps bugging me to use media prioritization

Okay so I online game a lot with my PS3 and WiiU, since I do my friend who games with me says I need to use media prioritization in order to help reduce lag and help with better stability. He told me ...
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Error installing Sony Remote Play

I'm trying to install Remote Play software to connect my laptop to my PS3. I've found a guide with instructions which seem to be in fairly wide use (found similar walk-throughs on numerous other ...
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Getting a hardwired connection at a specific location?

Okay so my internet is a cable modem which is down the hall from where I have a PS3. I currently have a wireless router setup. My current internet connection is advertised as about 7 Mbps. However, my ...
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How to use external speakers with hdmi cable [closed]

I have conected my ps3 to a pc monitor that has a hdmi cable input. However, the monitor doesn't have built in speakers, so I can't get any audio. I want to know if there's another way to get audio ...
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Can I stream music/video from Internet or NAS to PS3

I have a Western Digital MyBook World NAS drive, and I am thinking about getting a PS3, so that I only need one unit to play games, blu-ray, and streaming media. Questions: Can I stream media from ...
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Acer Aspire P236HL, DVI-D to HDMI female

I bought an adapter that adapts HDMI to DVI. I connected my PS3's HDMI output to it and connected the DVI side to my acer monitor. This fails to work, even after I reset the video controls on my ...
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PS3 / TP link gigbit switch and sitecom 500 mbps homeplug powerline adaptors

I wonder if someone could help me - give me some pointers. I get very poor wireless reception in the room i use for my office / ps3 gaming room. I have a tp link 300 mbps wireless modem router ...
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Create bluetooth device

Can I use my bluetooth enabled laptop to create bluetooth keyboards or other devices? ps: I would like to use my laptop keyboard on my PS3
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how can I copy all my music from my PS3 to my PC wirelessly

I am currently trying to copy all my music from PS3 to my PC however I can't seem to achieve what I need to. I can connect to my PC as media server but that seems more Pull than Push (unless I am ...
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Can I play xvid files on the PS3?

I burned some xvid files on a DVD and I am hoping a friend will be able to play them back on her PS3. I've read it's possible but that you may need to copy the files to the hard drive? Has anyone ...
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Any (Flash?) website to execute a single ping (from PS3 web browser)? [closed]

I'm trying to do some diagnostics on my PS3's wireless network adapter, but it doesn't seem to have a command prompt or anything from which I can execute a ping. So, I'm looking for a website with a ...
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Is it necessary to forward ports for a PS3?

I bought a PS3 a few days ago and wanted to know is it necessary to forward ports on my router for the PS3? I don't know much about PS3 networking so please let me know what information you would need ...
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What is the best (stable) Media Center to connect windows xp and play station 3

I am looking for a stable service like Media Center to connect my Windows XP Home Edition and Play Station 3 to view my video files via my TV connected to ps3. Windows Media Player works unstable, ...
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Monitor and speaker setup for Playstation 3

I have ordered a PS3 super slim 500GB console, and I plan on connecting it to my PC's monitor and speakers. The monitor I have is the Acer S221HQBD, which does not have an HDMI port. So I would ...
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My BT Branded 2-Wire HGV2700 aka BT2700HGV fails to download large files (gets stuck) from the playstation store when using my playstation 3

My BT Branded 2-Wire HGV2700 aka "2701HGV" fails to download large files from the playstation store when using my playstation 3 How can I fix this... Hardware Version: 2701-100589-005 Firmware ...
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Sharing an internet connection two times (ad-hoc + second network card sharing)

First, here's my setup : I have a computer with 1 WiFi network card and 2 ethernet network card. My internet connection is received by one of my ethernet network card. I've been temporary sharing it ...
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PS3 through line in?

I'm looking for a way to chat through LAN (via PC) while playing PS3. Would it be possible to run my PS3's sound through my desktop's "line in" and somehow (if possible) mixing it with my normal PC ...
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computer plays movie fine but ps3 plays it with no sound?

i have a movie that plays fine on my computer but when i copy it to an SD card and play it in my PS3 it has no sound. the audio format is mpeg layer-3 bit rate is 128 frame rate is 25frames/ second ...
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Running Linux on XBox 360 or PS3 [closed]

Which gaming system is better for running Linux? How do these systems running Linux compare to a desktop computer?
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Is it possible to play Netflix Watch Instantly on a PS3 Slim without the DVD? [closed]

I was shipped a Netflix DVD but lost it. Is there any way to stream Netflix "Watch Instantly" without the DVD?
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Ubuntu vs. Yellow Dog for ps3

I've heard that Yellow Dog is the way to go as far as linux distros for the PS3 but apparently ubuntu has a alternate distro now and I was wondering if anyone had any experience with either? I want ...
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Can I play on a PS3 on a laptop using a HDMI cabel so I can use the laptop's monitor

Can I play on a PS3 on a laptop using a HDMI cable so I can use the laptop's monitor
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Mute Line-In in vista

I have plugged my ps3 sound to play through the line in on my computer to play through my computer speakers and it makes this annoying static noise as was wondering if it is possible to mute the line ...