I have verizon wireless internet. i played online 1 day and came back the next and keep getting that it cannot find access point or obtain ip address and verizon said they cant hep me with opening ports.
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Check your wireless network name in your computer if it is wireless enabled.
Then go to your PS3. Go into the network settings and check if the wireless connection is detected.
When you check the network settings, make sure that ip and dns settings are set to automatic.
After that you would need to open some ports on the comp for your PS3 so that you can play online.
Also let us know the make and model no of your router so that we could tell how to open the ports on the router GUI.
Very first thing your PS3 should detect the wireless connection on it.
your thumb drive dosnt have suficant power to keep the ps3 online. i suggest getting a land line if you wanting to play online. thumb drives just arent sufficant enougant to give out that much internet to a ps3. even witha router
go to network settings on ps3...click on wireless...dont do anything manual....let the ps3 searh for and do everything automatic...check settings on router and access point make sure all ports are open
You do not need a DMZ for ps3. jsut setup a SSID if wireless. Encrypt it (for your own saftly) and PS3 has wireless capablity. Just join the network with the SSID and WEP key and the PS3 will get an IP address. Also no port mapping is needed. Leave all port to auto open due to DHCP is going to get your PS3 a new ip every time you turn it on.
Can you provide more information? The Verizon Wireless broadband access is for your laptop only. In order for the PS3 to take advantage of it, you'll have to setup Internet Connection Sharing on your laptop. That way your PS3 can connect to your laptop via your laptop's wireless connection (in Ad Hoc mode since you don't have a wifi network) and access the internet via the VzW Broadband Access.