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Ps3/router wireless issues

Whenever I try to connect to the internet through the Ps3 I cant connect. I have all the equipment(router, modem). What do you think it is. I have tried calling sony but it is an automated service that canot help you. I have been able to connect to the internet before but it's like it quit working. I miss going online

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Cant get internet connestion


Are you hard wiring it? if so you may need to reboot your modem then start the ps3 back up. Don't unplug from the computer and connect it directly to your PS3 because the modem still has the computer's ip address and it won't recognize the PS3 until you reboot it. If it's a wireless connection, check to see that when you scan for wireless connection that the green wireless LED is blinking, meaning it's searching for a signal. If it's blinking, then try resetting the modem and the wireless router as well and give it another try. If the green light does not blink, then there might be a harware issue with your PS3. Good luck

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Can not connect to internet Do I need to connect directly to the modem. i have wireless Interent in my home but th emodem is 3 rooms away. Should I get a second modem?


here try this and remember to leave a testimonial.

Wired Connectivity:
The network configuration and connection depends on the connection method and equipment you have.
Important: A router would be required if you want your PS3 and the computer to be connected to the internet at the same time.


The following are mandatory. You need:
  • An Internet connection2_bing.gif
  • A cable modem
  • Ethernet cable. (Available with the PS32_bing.gif)

  • When you have a wired connection to the Internet2_bing.gif, it is not necessaryto adjust any of the default settings. (It is done automatically). Ifyou aren't able to connect with the default settings, follow theinstructions to adjust the settings.

  • Select "Network Settings" under "Settings" in the home menu, press the x_button.jpg button.
  1. Select "Internet Connection Settings", press the x_button.jpg button.
  2. You will be popped with a message stating the Internet connection will be terminated, select Yes, press the x_button.jpg button.
  3. Select "Wired Connection", press the x_button.jpg button.
  4. Select Easy or Custom and adjust the settings.
    • If you select Easy, then the basic settings are automatically set.
    • If you select Custom, then you need to enter the settings. Refer the settings supplied by your Internet service provider.

    • Wireless Connectivity:
The network configuration and connection depends on the connection method and equipment you have.
The following are mandatory. You need:

  • An Internet connection
  • A cable modem and a router
  • Access point (Not necessary if using a wireless router with built-in wireless functionality)
  • Settings information for the access point (SSID, WEP key, WPA key)
When you try to connect wirelessly to the Internet, First adjust thenetwork settings. These settings may change depending on the type ofaccess point and the network environment you are in.






Apr 09, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Cant connect ps3 to wireless router. tried everything.


try re setting the router/modem.. and then power on the PS3

Mar 14, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Getting error code 8001000B when trying to connect wireless to internet any ideas please ???


Try these ...

1. If wireless try a cabled connection.
2. If connection is via a router plug the cable directly into the modem.
Could be a network / router issue
3. Check your connection option on the ps3 dash
4. Post more info and i try & help

Mar 10, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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I have wireles usb internet modem for pc, can i use it for PS3


you have to use a router to connect to a wireless connection unless the usb works but get a desktop router then all you need is your network key wack that into the ps3 and hey presto your online :)

Oct 21, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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I cant play online without the modem being by my ps3?


Yes, using a longer ethernet cord will work, but the PS3 has a bult-in WiFi card that can connect to any wireless router (you can buy a wireless router from a computer store like BestBuy).

If you are going to buy a wireless router, see if a wireless G-mimo or wireless N with signal boost is within your budget. Try looking through the network settings to see if you can connect through the wireless router.

Or just get a longer ethernet cord and run it directly to the PS3 from the router. Ethernet cords are the most reliable connection, granted you are on a good internet connection, they won't get interference from things like mobile phones, cordless phones, microwaves, TV's etc.

I have both the PS3 and Xbox 360 and the only thing I like better about the PS3 is the free online game play and Blue-Ray. Other than that, they're even. Good luck and have fun online! If you find me (wraith0127) say hi! Don't forget to rate. Thank you!

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+!trouble shooting!+


your PS3 is wireless so if you deffently have a wireless router you just need to set it up in your network settings on your PS3

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I cant register my ps3 to the playstation network


get your own internet connection, stop stealing your neighbors :)

if you are on your own connection, the check your connection settings, or the settings on your router. try connecting directly to your modem. it's nothing wrong with your ps3, just everything to do with your own network equipment.

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Check your network settings and make sure your system is set to wired connection not wireless

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did you hook the ethernet cable from the modem to mthe back of your ps3(wire internet)

do you have a wireless router(wireless internet)

are you trying to hook it up wire or wireless

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