Hi, I have had my ps3 for about a year and a half now, and recently my ps3 has been playing p. In the last month or two, i have had the problem of the black screen of death, and my ps3 used to freeze after every single message.
I now encounter the problem that my ps3 after a year and a half of connecting perfectly, has stopped connecting to the internet.
I do a connection test and it says connecting to the access point.... then exchanging key information....then failed.
I am assuming that, as every thing else in the house can connec to the internet fine, the problem stands with the ps3 exchanging the wrong IP address information to the wireless router.
P.S. I am using wireless network, adn my ps3 is about 10 feet away from the router. I also have a reasonably strong connection when playing online.
Restore your default settings. check your security key and you shoudl be good to go. it's nothing with your ps3 and probably just something with yoru router. also try restoring the default settings and just connecting directly to your router or your modem with an ethernet cable
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sounds like a ip address issue. as in it might be assigning the same ip address from your ps3 to another wireless device (its fairly common) i would set the ip manually for your ps3 in the settings area to somthing like 192.168.1.139 or something higher in the last set of numbers (anything above 110) should help you out. also if your wep encrypted that may play a role in it. i sset mine to no encryption and just M.A.C. address lock. so no ip conflicts and no slow down.
Reset your router, then give your PS3 a static IP address and go into your router interface, find the DMZ feature and put in the IP address that you gave the PS3, just make sure the IP you give it is within the DHCP pool of IP addresses.
The PS3 will now be sat outside the routers firewall giving you FULL access to internet content and gaming online.
Now test connection settings and you will notice you will now have an open connection to the internet.
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you need to set up an account on ya PS3 then set up an e-mail and send to registered e-mail address and clik on the link in ya e-mail inbox to activate your PS3 account (think it's password protected too ) then happy playing if ya short on friend's add devilutd01 on PS3 .
Try swapping the ends of the ethernet cable between your PS3 and the router. Otherwise, try a different ethernet cable. Also check that there are lights on by your ethernet port on the PS3 and the router.
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