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Opening ports for online madden on ps2

How do i do it? thanks

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I do believe you need to hook the router up to computer, enter the ip of the hub in windows explorer and it will open its control panel. That is where you can edit all the settings of the box. Check the manual that came with the router.

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My ps2 wont go on the internet because of error (-611) i opened ports for my ps2 to pass the firewall and i tried looking for the ip addres of my ps2 but couldnt find it ive been at this for hours what do...

Do you have it hooked up to the computer or the modem.The ethernet from the console connects into the modem so firewall should not be an issue.Also,most games only support the 2 latest versions of the game for online play.If you are getting a could not find server message or something similar,your game is no longer online playable.Like now would be Madden 2009 and 10 only.If you have it hooked up like I said,just post a comment to this and I will get an auto email with your comment.
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Have you checked all the settings in your router? wait...people pc is dial-up right?  I didn't think dialup will work.

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Ps2 playing online madden with the network adaptor

  1. Turn off your PS2 console.
  2. Get your CAT5 Cable (link varies based on where your router or modem is).
  3. Put one end of the cable into the port of the Network adapter (or slim PS2 and PSX) port labeled "Network".
  4. Connect the other end in a free port in your router (or on the port on your broadband modem).
  5. Turn on PS2.
  6. Turn on modem (or router).
  7. Put in online game.
  8. Go to the online section in the game.
  9. Create a network Configuration
  10. Load it
  11. Create an ID.

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If you have madden 07 or earlier it probably is. If you have madden 08 or any other current football games it might be down temporarily for maintenance.

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Need help!!!!!!!!!

There should be a setup disk that came with the network adapter.

Put that in, and it's a simple walk-through.

If you don't have it, then Madden 08 has an automatic connection sequence, just go online with it, and it should do it all for you.

If you have a cable connection (Cable Broadband), then its going to DHCP connection (or automatic) If it's DSL, then you may have a static IP address, and you may want to contact your ISP for further help. You would need to manually assign an IP address to your PS2.

If you have it set up correctly, and its a cable modem you've got, then you may want to reboot everything.

Unplug power to the modem and router and also make sure the PS2 is off.

Plug modem back in, then router, and turn PS2 and try connecting agian.


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Connecting online Madden 08 ps2

I experienced the same problem. I have the ps2 slim. The problem was so bad that i had the slim for about 3 years and still could not play any ea games online. About 2 months ago i finally got it to work though, allowing me to play madden ncaa and many other sports games from ea. I also have dsl broadband just like you. I do not have a router though. I just hooked my ethernet cord straight into the back on the ps2, my computer is really close by. I would reccomend a router though.

Enough of this bs though. Now solving the problem. There was actually a firewall keeping me from connecting to ea servers. Which in turn meant no ea account and no ea play online. Go onto your computer and turn your FIREWALLS OFF. This still may not work though. I done this and an unknown firewall was still blocking it. THERE WAS A FIREWALL IN MY MODEM.
By doing this you will open peer to peer connections with other programs and players online.

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