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Cannot get i p address in automatic mode

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Connect modem directly to ps3

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My playstation3 is able to obtain the I.P address but is unable to connect to the internet. why is this happening?


check the rj cable
check the router for the internet connection
check u give right D>N>S address in connection settings

or just click automatic detect

Mar 15, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Try to connect ps3 to net says the I P address is correct then says dns failed help ?


Go to NETWORK SETTINGS--INTERNET CONNECTION SETTINGS--on prompt select YES--CUSTOM--choose connection type--ENTER MANUALLY--select name of your router (see router's back)--most likely you'll have a wep which is your router's password (see router's back)--Leave IP ADDRESS Automatic--For DHCP Select DO NOT SET--DNS Settings select MANUAL--Type the following no.Given below--Leave MTU Automatic or select 1500 manually--Proxy server DO NOT USE--Enable UPnP--Enter or SAVE....you are done.
Try doing it manually but instead of using your original dns codes do it using these
primary at 4.2.2.2 and the Secondary at 4.2.2.1/3
I hope it helped...

Oct 22, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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8001000b error


1. Locate the PS3 MAC address number: Settings - System Settings - System Information

2. Open the software controlling the router. This is usually done my typing the router's IP address on your browser. ie http://192.168.0.1

3. Locate a tab for FILTERS

4. Slelect MAC filters.

5. Enter the PS3 MAC address from previous step as an allowable MAC address.

6. Save entry. At this point router will reset itself.

7. Go back and set up the wireless connection on PS3. Select all settings automatic or EASY as the case maybe.


It is also important to go through the connection settings to make sure everything is correct:

http://manuals.playstation.net/document/en/ps3/current/settings/connectwireless.html

Hope this helps!

Apr 05, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Saving my ip address


The PSP automatically do saves your configuration while to create a connection through wi-fi

Oct 22, 2008 | Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP) Console

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Okay,i manually setup an internet connection on my PSP but for some reason when i try to get on the internet with it it says:Communication with the server failed. A DNS error has occured (8041040F). I dont...


From what I understand you are trying to get online with your playstation and to do so you want to share the internet connection with your computer but two things you mention make me believe the problem might be one of these two solutions.

First in order to start an online gaming session, at least on Xbox live, you need your own DNS which is a Domain Name Service and unique address associated with your gaming device. Since your computer already is using that unique address which you put in manually it comes back as an error. You don’t mention if you have a router or not but I will assume you do, if this is the case you need to set up your playstation to have the network setup complete automatically which will enable your router to supply the playstation with another address which will be unique to it thus no error when trying to connect to a gaming session. If this fails on the automatic setting you will need to reboot the modem that connects your computer to the internet and then reboot your router with both the computer and the Playstation connected to your router at the same time, the modem will then supply the router with a new DNS and then the router will supply both the computer and the Playstation with a new DNS and its own unique address. Once the router has rebooted get online with your computer to check to see if your router completed its tasks. I f you can get online with your computer then now go back into the Playstation setup and make sure all of the network parameters are set for automatic such as DNS, no proxy, ect.. This should get you online unless you also have a firewall problem.

If you do not have a router, only a modem from your internet company, then you will need to disconnect your computer from the modem, no sharing, connect your playstation directly to the modem, then reboot the modem. All network settings still need to be in the automatic mode in Playstation to work properly. If that still does not work that would suggest your IP gives you a static address and you will need to call them to get your network logon info and then with that info in hand set the playstation up manually with that info.

Aug 27, 2008 | Video Game Consoles

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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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Mar 08, 2008 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Ip and proxy error


well, if you know how to setup the ip addresses manually both on your modem / router and on the ps3 i recommend you do that... but bear in mind that your dhcp server (on your modem / router) should prohibit automatic assignment of that same ip address with your ps3... for that you have to specify a range of automatically assignable ip addresses apart from your ps3...

if you have the dmz (demilitarized zone) option on your modem / router, set it up for the ip address of your ps3, which you've setup manually...

example:

router ip: 192.168.2.1
ps3 ip: 192.168.2.10
ip address pool: 192.168.2.100 - 192.168.2.250 (this shpould be manually setup not to interfere with the fixed ip address of the ps3)
dmz host: 192.168.2.10 (ip address of the ps3, which enables "opens" all of the ports for this ip address)

apart from that if you use any proxy servers to connect to the net, you have to specify these in ps3 settings as well...

there are a lot of threads on various forums on how to tweak your network connection to optimize for ps3...

i hope this solves your problem...

Feb 19, 2008 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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PS3 wireless connection and configuration problems


I don't know if you've tried Sony's website, but check this link http://manuals.playstation.net/document/en/ps3/current/settings/connectwireless.html and see if anything there helps. It sounds like the PS3 isn't detecting all your settings automatically.

Nov 25, 2007 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Asking bout psp3


If you are on a hot spot also known as the wi-fi zone, go to SETTING/ NETWORK SETTING/  choose INFRASTRUCTURE MODE/ SCAN (do not choose ENTER MANUALLY, it willmake your life harder) and it will automatically check if there is a signal for internet connection, save setting and go to INTERNET BROWSER, it will automatically connect depending on the setting, make sure that during the process there is the OBTAINING IP ADDRESS if not it is either the signal is weak or your are away from the internet wi-fi zone or if you have a router at home, just do the same process

Oct 12, 2007 | Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP) Console

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