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Playstation 3 online problems

I dont know what the problem may be but whenever i try to playt a game online i can never actually play. I have call of duty modern warfare and call of duty world at war and when i try to get into a match, it will say "Getting match quality" for like 3 minutes and then it will say "waiting for players" forever. then sometimes i get randomly signed out and it says "This is a DNS error" and i have no clue how to fix that. Im not very good with computers and what not and i have no clue what the problem is. the same thing happens with madden. ill get on the internet but then i get signed out because of an error. but when i browse the internet on my ps3 the internet works just fine. anyone have any solutions? this has been going on for like 6 months.

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  • lttime21 Jan 09, 2009

    i have a wireless router, sorry i probably should have mentioned that.

  • lttime21 Jan 09, 2009

    alright, ill give it a shot. ill let you know what happens.

  • lttime21 Jan 12, 2009

    after i tried it it worked for like 45 minutes. i played like 5-6 matches on call of duty and then hallfway through a match my connection got interrupted and it hasnt worked since. and i tried the same thing over and it isnt working. so idk. my playstation is probably just fucked up

  • Stephen Munn
    Stephen Munn May 11, 2010

    Are you using a wired connection or a wireless one?


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Firstly if you connect to the PSN via wireless router, the router maynot be able to cope with the BIT rate that is needed to play the game.
My suggestion is:

- That you are hard wired to the internet - i.e connected via a modem cable.
- Go to your ps3 system menu and check the internet connection.

(the PS3 will now check IP address etc and say that is enabled)

- If this is the case (which it should as you can connect to the internet browser)

- This time disconnect the modem cable and turn off the PS3 (in that order).
- Turn on the PS3.

- Carry out system check it will be unable to give a success as your not connected.
- Once complete reconnect cable and ensure that wired connection is selected.
- Carry out check again.....success should be shown.

(the reason you do this is to get both PS3 and server to communicate as if they have never met before so it sets up a new partnership)

- Insert Disc and Enjoy

- I hope this has helped????

Posted on Jan 09, 2009

  • lancer3764
    lancer3764 Jan 09, 2009

    You should still be able to hard wire into back of router, it may still can then return to being wireless after youve tried my suggestion.

  • lancer3764
    lancer3764 Jan 10, 2009

    Did it work?


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