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Ps3 wont join network

My ps3 recognises my network but times out when obtaining an IP address. I am running an Apple imac and broadband, Its very frustranting so any help would be welcome. Thanks in advance. Joe

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  • Anonymous Jan 16, 2008

    My ps3 recognises my network but times out when obtaining an IP address. I am running an windows xp and netgear broadband, Its very frustranting so any help would be welcome. Thanks in advance.

  • hotgogetter Jan 12, 2009

    same

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Try setting a static ip address for the PS3:-

First you need to find a Windows wired or wireless device already connected to the network in order to find out the required settings

Windows XP
1. Click start --> (sometimes settings) --> Control Panel --> Network Connections
2. Double click on the active connection which will say connected underneath
3. Click Support
4. Click Details
5. Now the IP Address, Subnet Mask, Default Gateway, Primary DNS and Alternate DNS which are displayed should be noted.

Windows Vista
1. Click Start --> Control Panel --> Network and Sharing Center
2. Click on "View Status" to the right of your connection
4. Click Details
5. Now the IP Address, Subnet Mask, Default Gateway, Primary DNS and Alternate DNS which are displayed should be noted.

Set these values under "manual settings" in the PS3 but add 1 to the last number for the IP Address as this has to be unique on your network

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You might need a custom ip address (ie192.168.0.2)

Posted on Apr 29, 2007

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I had a simsilar problem with my nintendo wii. i also have a mac and broadband ( but that doesn't matter). if you get into your wireless router by going to 192.168.1.254 in your safari browser. go to "wireless" settings. there is a channel selection (1-7) change it to 1. that should work. if not change to 2 etc.

Posted on Apr 17, 2007

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