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How to know the security setting if i want to connect to the internet via a psp?


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How do i connect to internet with ps3, wireless, what is a wpa key?


WPA stands for Wi-Fi protected access. It is a standard security protocol implemented by Wi-Fi alliance to secure wireless computer networks. WPA standard is advancement over WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy) standard that had several security issues. WPA implements most of the IEEE 802.11i standard and provides greater security than WEP.

While connecting to your home network, you are often asked to insert a WPA key. This WPA key is either located in the modem or in the router you are using. In order to find your computer's WPA key, follow the steps given below:


You can correct this problem by entering the WPA Key into your PSP's Network Settings. But before you do that you need to know what your WPA Key is...


Step 1: First of all, you need to launch an internet browser. Press "Windows + R" keys to open the "Run" prompt and type "iexplore" without quotes to open Internet Explorer. You can also type "firefox" to open Mozilla Firefox. On the address bar at the top, type http://192.168.1.1 (Belkin routers use 192.168.2.1 as the default IP) and press "Enter" key.
This address belongs to your wireless modem or wireless router to which you are connected.


Step 2: A window asking for username and password will appear. In the username field, type "admin" without quotes and in the password field, either type "password" without quotes or leave the password field blank. Press "Enter" key to continue.
If password is correct, you will be redirected to the modem/router's "Settings" page, otherwise, you will have to reset the modem/router. Check beneath the modem/router or check the manual for correct password.


To reset a Linksys modem/router or Belkin one, locate a small hole at the back of the modem/router and insert a pin to press the switch inside it. Keep the switch pressed for about 20-30 seconds after which the modem/router will restore the settings to "factory defaults" and reboot itself.


Repeat the step 2, in order to gain access to "Settings" page.


Step 3: On the modem/router's "Settings" page, find "Wireless" option. Click the "Wireless" link to populate the wireless settings. Now, locate and click the "Security" or "Advanced Security" option.


On the security page, you will find "Network Authentication". Different options available under the Network Authentication menu are open, shared, WEP, WPA, WPA2, WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK, etc. Select either WPA or WPA2, to find your computer's WPA key and insert this key when asked for.


If in step 2, you had reset the modem/router, you will not find any WPA or WPA2 key, and you will have to manually assign one. Select any of the WPA-PSK or any other authentication and assign a key to it. A key can be 8-63 long.


For minimal security, you can choose 8 characters key, like "iN/5R92". For maximum security, choose 63 characters key like, "sJ0esmoU2cBDm+oMp$nrXj5XPVRTvVA5fpwGSGIRVz4RdQ7V3yl$P1NrT9Be".
After you have assigned a key, save/apply the changes and reboot the modem/router.


Note: The procedure shown above is common to most of the modems/routers. If this doesn't apply to you, check your modem/router's manual to find the wireless security option.

Jan 02, 2011 | Video Game Consoles & Games

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When i connect i get this message' your wpa key you entered may not be correct"


WPA stands for Wi-Fi protected access. It is a standard security protocol implemented by Wi-Fi alliance to secure wireless computer networks. WPA standard is advancement over WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy) standard that had several security issues. WPA implements most of the IEEE 802.11i standard and provides greater security than WEP.
While connecting to your home network, you are often asked to insert a WPA key. This WPA key is either located in the modem or in the router you are using. In order to find your computer's WPA key, follow the steps given below:
You can correct this problem by entering the WPA Key into your PSP's Network Settings. But before you do that you need to know what your WPA Key is...
Step 1: First of all, you need to launch an internet browser. Press "Windows + R" keys to open the "Run" prompt and type "iexplore" without quotes to open Internet Explorer. You can also type "firefox" to open Mozilla Firefox. On the address bar at the top, type http://192.168.1.1 (Belkin routers use 192.168.2.1 as the default IP) and press "Enter" key.
This address belongs to your wireless modem or wireless router to which you are connected.
Step 2: A window asking for username and password will appear. In the username field, type "admin" without quotes and in the password field, either type "password" without quotes or leave the password field blank. Press "Enter" key to continue.
If password is correct, you will be redirected to the modem/router's "Settings" page, otherwise, you will have to reset the modem/router. Check beneath the modem/router or check the manual for correct password.
To reset a Linksys modem/router or Belkin one, locate a small hole at the back of the modem/router and insert a pin to press the switch inside it. Keep the switch pressed for about 20-30 seconds after which the modem/router will restore the settings to "factory defaults" and reboot itself.
Repeat the step 2, in order to gain access to "Settings" page.
Step 3: On the modem/router's "Settings" page, find "Wireless" option. Click the "Wireless" link to populate the wireless settings. Now, locate and click the "Security" or "Advanced Security" option.
On the security page, you will find "Network Authentication". Different options available under the Network Authentication menu are open, shared, WEP, WPA, WPA2, WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK, etc. Select either WPA or WPA2, to find your computer's WPA key and insert this key when asked for.
If in step 2, you had reset the modem/router, you will not find any WPA or WPA2 key, and you will have to manually assign one. Select any of the WPA-PSK or any other authentication and assign a key to it. A key can be 8-63 long.
For minimal security, you can choose 8 characters key, like "iN/5R92". For maximum security, choose 63 characters key like, "sJ0esmoU2cBDm+oMp$nrXj5XPVRTvVA5fpwGSGIRVz4RdQ7V3yl$P1NrT9Be".
After you have assigned a key, save/apply the changes and reboot the modem/router.
Note: The procedure shown above is common to most of the modems/routers. If this doesn't apply to you, check your modem/router's manual to find the wireless security option.

Jan 01, 2011 | Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP) Console

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Im trying to download games for my psp but i need the wep key


If you are trying to use someone's wireless Internet access point and don't have their password key, whether they're using WEP or WPA security, you will not be able to connect successfully and go online.

The Wep key is bassically the password to get online.To get the wep key follow my instructions

1. Connect your computer to one of the ports at the back of your router with a DSL cable.

2.Open a web browser and type "http://192.168.1.1/" in the address bar. This will bring up your administration page for your router.

3.Log in by leaving the username blank and use "Admin" for the password. These are the username and password you use if you haven't already set something up previously.
4.Click on the "Wireless" tab at the top of the screen, and then on the "wireless security" tab.
5.Look for the WEP key listed. There might be a few of them, usually three. Use the first one listed. It will be a combination of numbers and letters.


Jul 22, 2010 | Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP) Console

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Internet connection of psp


To connect to the internet on your PSP, you need a Wireless Router or Wireless Access Point. Once you have a wireless one, you should know the name of your router. That's what an SSID (Service Set Identifier) is.
Once you know this information you should be able to find your router on your PSP. Once you do you should have a password on your router so no one you don't know can use your internet. When adding a connection on your PSP you will also need to enter the password for your router. You can use WEP, WPA-PSK (TKIP) or WPA-PSK (AES). WPA-PSK (TKIP) or WPA-PSK (AES) have very high security and WEP has a lower security.
Once you have added your connection, just type an address and surf! Not all websites will load because some require too much memory.

Assuming you have Official SONY PSP Firmware, Update to the latest version by going to Settings>Network Update. Locate your router and use it as the network connection.
Download the needed files and update by going to Game>Memory Stick>PSP Update.

Once you finish Update, go to Network>Internet Radio>About Internet radio. It will take you to a website to download the files needed and will install to your Memory Stick.

To put music on your Memory Stick, the Music must be MP3, AAC, M4A or WMA format.
Open your memory stick on your computer by pluggin in a USB cable to your PSP and going to Network>USB Connection or you can put the memory stick in a card reader.
Once in the root of your memory stick, there should be a folder called "Music". Put your music in there or in one more folder inside that. Two folders inside of each other will not be playable.

Place videos in the "Video" folder on the root of your memory stick.
Videos need to be MP4 format. 368X208 Highest MPEG4 Codec, or 480X272 x264 or AVC codec.

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Oct 09, 2008 | Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP) Console

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Psp internet HELP


The WPA key for a PSP is the same as the WPA key for any device you may have connected to your wireless router, e.g. a laptop. If you know the key to your router, then that is the same as the WPA key for your PSP. If it is not a secured password protected router, or if it is using another encryption algorithm, then use "no security" or "WEP" for your PSP's security settings.

Sep 19, 2008 | Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP) Console

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How can i put internet in my psp?


To connect to the internet;
  1. Check that you have your PSP® (PlayStation® Portable) system set up for Wireless (WLAN) networking in Infrastructure Mode.
  2. Make sure the WLAN switch on the left side of the PSP® is turned on so that the PSP® can connect to the internet.
  3. Make sure you are within range of a wireless access point (or hotspot) that allows connections to the internet.
  4. Select icn_www.gif (WWW) under icn_network.gif (Network) from the home menu and press icn_btnx_color.gif.
  5. Use the up and down buttons to select the address bar and press to display the on-screen keyboard.
  6. Use the on-screen keyboard to enter the address for the web page you want to display.
  7. When you have finished entering the address, highlight the Enter button and press icn_btnx_color.gif.
  8. Select a connection and press icn_btnx_color.gif.
  9. The web page will be displayed.
  10. To hide the on-screen menu, press icn_btntriangle_color.gif.
Setting up Infrastructure Mode;

Infrastructure Mode allows you to connect your PSP® (PlayStation® Portable) system to the internet through a wireless network (WLAN) access point.
Required items:
  • A PSP® with system software version 2.0 or later.
  • A wireless network(WLAN) access point with internet access, such as:
    • A Wi-Fi hotspot (such as those at cafés, hotels and airports).
    • A home wireless network, which might include:
      • A subscription to an Internet Service Provider (ISP)
      • A DSL or cable modem
      • A wireless broadband router
  • Settings used for the SSID, WEP/WPA-PSK encryption and WEP/WPA-PSK key, as specified when the wireless access point was configured.
To set up Infrastructure Mode on your PSP®:
  1. Make sure the WLAN switch on the left side of the PSP® is turned on so that the PSP® can connect to the internet.
  2. Highlight icn_settings.gif(Settings) from the home menu.
  3. Select icn_networksettings.gif(Network Settings) and press icn_btnx_color.gif.
  4. Select Infrastructure Mode and press icn_btnx_color.gif.
  5. Select New Connection and press icn_btnx_color.gif.
  6. Use the on-screen keyboard to enter a name for the connection, then press the right arrow button to continue.
  7. To set the Service Set Identifier (SSID) for the access point, select one of the following:
    • Scan: searches for and then displays a list of access points (or wireless networks) and displays the SSIDs.
    • Enter Manually: allows the user to enter the SSID using the keyboard. Select this option if you know the SSID of the access point.
  8. If you choose the Scan option in the previous step, select the access point to be used and press icn_btnx_color.gif.
  9. Confirm the SSID and press the right directional button.
  10. To enter security information for the access point, choose one of the following:
    • None: does not set security information.
    • Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP), WPA-PSK (TKIP), WPA-PSK (AES): all set security information. Press the right arrow button to move to the screen for entering WEP or WPA (Wi-Fi Protected Access) keys. Note: The WEP and WPA key fields display eight asterisks no matter how many characters you enter as the key.
  11. After entering the security information, press the right arrow button to continue.
  12. To select the address setting method, choose one of the following:
    • Easy: the following information is automatically set
      • IP address settings: Automatic
      • DNS settings: Automatic
      • Proxy server: Do Not Use
      • Internet browser: Do Not Start
      Note: Most home networks will allow you to use the Easy address setting, which is recommended.
    • Custom: you can manually enter detailed setting information, such as when you are using a static IP network. For details, see the instructions supplied with the network device or the information provided by your ISP.
  13. After selecting the address setting method, press the right arrow button to continue.
  14. Check the settings, using the left arrow button to return to previous screens to make any necessary corrections.
  15. To save the new connection, press icn_btnx_color.gif.
  16. To test the connection, select Test Connection and press icn_btnx_color.gif.
  17. If the connection is successful, information about the network connection will appear. Press icn_btncircle_color.gif to end the connection test.
You can also check http://www.us.playstation.com/support/psp
for more information.

Jun 17, 2008 | Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP) Console

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PSP browser


WEP or WPA are the abbreviations of Wired Equivalent Privacy and Wi-Fi Protected Aaccess. These are similar to password to access to people wireless network. You should have one if you've got internet and wireless network in your house. You can paid T-mobil for Wi-Fi fee ($20.-/mo) and they will give you thru' your T-mobil phone, and you can use your PSP with new WEP or WPA at any WI-FI spots like Starbuck, Barn & Noble....

I hope it heps.

Jun 15, 2008 | Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP) Console

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Internet connection of psp


To set up Infrastructure Mode on your PSP®:
  1. Make sure the WLAN switch on the left side of the PSP® is turned on so that the PSP® can connect to the internet.
  2. Highlight icn_settings.gif(Settings) from the home menu.
  3. Select icn_networksettings.gif(Network Settings) and press icn_btnx_color.gif.
  4. Select Infrastructure Mode and press icn_btnx_color.gif.
  5. Select New Connection and press icn_btnx_color.gif.
  6. Use the on-screen keyboard to enter a name for the connection, then press the right arrow button to continue. For more information, see Using the On-screen Keyboard.
  7. To set the Service Set Identifier (SSID) for the access point, select one of the following:
    • Scan: searches for and then displays a list of access points (or wireless networks) and displays the SSIDs.
    • Enter Manually: allows the user to enter the SSID using the keyboard. Select this option if you know the SSID of the access point.
  8. If you choose the Scan option in the previous step, select the access point to be used and press icn_btnx_color.gif.
  9. Confirm the SSID and press the right directional button.
  10. To enter security information for the access point, choose one of the following:
    • None: does not set security information.
    • Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP), WPA-PSK (TKIP), WPA-PSK (AES): all set security information. Press the right arrow button to move to the screen for entering WEP or WPA (Wi-Fi Protected Access) keys. Note: The WEP and WPA key fields display eight asterisks no matter how many characters you enter as the key.
  11. After entering the security information, press the right arrow button to continue.
  12. To select the address setting method, choose one of the following:
    • Easy: the following information is automatically set
      • IP address settings: Automatic
      • DNS settings: Automatic
      • Proxy server: Do Not Use
      • Internet browser: Do Not Start
      Note: Most home networks will allow you to use the Easy address setting, which is recommended.
    • Custom: you can manually enter detailed setting information, such as when you are using a static IP network. For details, see the instructions supplied with the network device or the information provided by your ISP.
  13. After selecting the address setting method, press the right arrow button to continue.
  14. Check the settings, using the left arrow button to return to previous screens to make any necessary corrections.
  15. To save the new connection, press icn_btnx_color.gif.
  16. To test the connection, select Test Connection and press icn_btnx_color.gif.
  17. If the connection is successful, information about the network connection will appear. Press icn_btncircle_color.gif to end the connection test.

Mar 25, 2008 | Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP) Console

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Can't get connected to the internet!


you have to be sure your modem is wirless if it comes up in scan then your good maybe your modem doesnt need a wep key it all depends on your modem

Jan 01, 2008 | Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP) Console

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