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How To: Disassemble a PS3 Blu-ray Disc drive

This video contains instructions for disassembling the Blu-ray Disc drive in your PlayStation 3. If you've never attempted to take apart the Blu-ray drive, then you must watch this, or you may possibly damage your PS3 for good! See how to teardown the Blu-ray player, all the way down to the laser transport. This is very useful if you need to replace the drive and want to save about $70-$100.

How To: Fix game and Blu-ray Disc loading errors on your PS3

Nothing in life is perfect, including video game systems. For the Xbox 360, it was the dreaded RROD and for the PS3 one of the most common problems has involved the blu-ray disk drive and/or laser. So in this particular tutorial, you'll find out how to fix game and blu-ray disc loading errors by using the hidden recovery menu. It's pretty easy to do and it may result in reseting it to factory settings. So good luck and enjoy!

How To: Replace the laser in your PS3 Blu-ray Disc drive

Although your Blu-ray Disc player inside your PlayStation 3 may be working just fine, there are cases where they have been known to fail, specifically the laser. This is a very rare case, but if it happened to you, if your Blu-ray player isn't reading your movies anymore, this guide aims to help you fix it. Watch the video to learn how to disassemble the PS3 to retrieve the Blu-ray player.

How To: Upgrade your PS3 hard drive

Looking to expand the storage capacity for your PS3? Look no further. This video will show you how to upgrade your Playstation 3 harddrive. So, if your Playstation 3 is starting to run out of space, it is time for an upgrade. Follow along with this step by step tutorial and learn how to install more room on your gaming system.

How To: Do the MW2 unlimited care package glitch (post patch)

In this video by Modern Warfare glitch professionals Map Monkeys, learn how to complete the unlimited care package glitch, after patch, in Playstation game Modern Warefare 2. To do this glitch, the first sep is to get a care package, sentry gun, or emergency air drop. Then, find something to climb over, by pressing A (X on PS3). Hold the care package, climv over, and as you're climbing, press right on the D-Pad twice quickly. If done correctly you will still be holding your care package once ...

How To: Do cool mods for GTA IV on PS3

GTA 4 is a sweet game, and now you can get into the guts of it and create some sweet mods for yourself. Cars, weapons, perspectives, and many, many, many more mods can be created. Follow the steps and open the doors to new cools things with this great game on Sony PS3.

How To: Master the "B" License Tests in Gran Turismo 5 (Gold Trophy Guide)

If you're a legit Gran Turismo fan, you've already gotten the new Gran Turismo 5 for PlayStation 3. There's a lot of new features in GT5, and one that returns is the License Test challenges. One change in the License Tests in GT5 is that it ties every mode into a single, persistent experience system that lets players go straight to entering cups without having to pass any license tests first.

How To: Unlock a PS3

After over three years of development, the PlayStation 3 unlock exploit has finally been released. This is an extremely advanced procedure, not for the feint of heart. Be sure to check out the exploit's author's page at geohot PS3.

How To: Complete Demon's Souls for the Playstation 3 in under an hour

Demon's Souls is famous for being one of the hardest games on the PlayStation 3 today. It takes most anywhere from 30-50 hours just to complete one playthrough. But, this man has gone and completed the entire game in under one hour (54:54 to be exact). Wanna know how? Check out this video walkthrough of how to beat the game in under one hour. If anything else you can watch and be completely amazed at how amazing this guy is at this game!

How To: Repair the PS3 Blu-ray drive laser

The Sony Playstation 3 is a powerful video game console that can rival any console out there. It has a great collection of video games, can access the internet, and one of the best features is that it plays blu-ray dvds. But of course, like any electronic device, nothing is perfect, and neither is the PS3. In this video tutorial series, you'll find out how to repair the PS3 blu-ray drive laser. Warning: opening up your PS3 may void your warranty and cause more damge to your system. So be care...

How To: Make sure your PS3 Blu-ray Disc drive works properly

If you're not sure what's wrong with your PS3, then a little troubleshooting should be done. If it's your DVDs that aren't playing properly, it may be the PlayStation 3's Blu-ray Disc drive. This video shows you exactly what the functioning PS3 Blu-Ray player should look like when inserting discs. If your's isn't working like this, then it might need replaced.

How To: Play Killzone 3's Online Multiplayer Mode for PS3

Guerrilla Games' Killzone 3 (PS3) opened strong in its first week, topping the charts as the best-selling game worldwide, as well as in the Americas, beating out Bulletstorm (Xbox 360) and powerhouses like Wii Sports (Wii) and Call of Duty: Black Ops (Xbox 360). In its second week, it fell two spots worldwide, but kept its first place title in the Americas. BioWare's Dragon Age 2 is expected to dethrone it in its third week, but that doesn't mean Killzone 3 isn't a badass game to get your han...

How To: Disassemble the Sony PlayStation 3

See how to completely disassemble your Sony PlayStation 3, all the way down to the motherboard, for troubleshooting extreme overheating. Watch all three parts to see the full disassembly of the PS3, starting topside, moving bottomside, and to the mainboard. You will have access to all the PS3's innards, including the Blu-ray Disc drive, heat sink, and more. Make sure you are grounded before touching an inside components!