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Trying to set my ps3 up with the motorola sb5100i

I cant seem to set up my ps3 with this router do i need a wep key or something

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  • Anonymous Apr 18, 2009

    ME 2!!..i have the same one and it won't work on my ps3..lol

  • fbgamer88 Dec 13, 2009

    Ditto. I came here hoping for an answer. If I find one, I will try to post here. I have RoadRunner with Time Warner. The internet IS working, but the PS3 & modem will NOT talk to one another -- even on a hard wired set up.

    The Motorola pdf manual I just looked through said to contact service provider if the answer to my problem was not addressed. Additionally, a friend told me that the modem may have a built in router. If so, the router's firewall may be blocking the PS3 from connecting to the network. I guess my next move is to call TW. I hope hope they can help me solve this....

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I got mine working, & I feel like a total idiot. In my case, it was a very simple fix.

I am using a wired connection. I had my laptop connected to the modem & simply took the ethernet cable I had plugged in to my laptop & plugged it into the PS3. THAT was the problem. I did not reset or unplug the modem before changing from one piece of hardware to the other. The silly modem got confused & didn't know it should issue a new IP address.

No firewall, no router problem, just a simple "reset" of the modem.

The hard part to remember is that I will have to unplug or reset the modem EVERY time I switch between the PC & the PS3. EVERY TIME. That will get tiring very quickly.

I see a wireless connection in my immediate future! :)
Hope this helps.

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Before you resort to other measures try with a cat5 cord first to the router

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I dont know baby. try it yourself. dont give it up darling.....................

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