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No IP address when connecting to dsl. Repeating problem

Toshiba TecraM4, xp. Have had this problem before and computer repair had me format hardrive.Worked for a while but started again.I have trouble connecting to wireless and to DSL. My other toshiba (which I am using now) connects fine with no problem.I have checked the services, but cannot see anything that is disabled that would stop computer from obtaining an IP address.

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It is possible that the network card is not working correctly without Windows warning of this.
try once again the ipconfig command (that's to get a new ip address) and see what happens.

Posted on Jan 12, 2009

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In order for you to be able to log into Xbox Live, you will need to have DSL or Broad Band internet connect in your home. Once you have that, you will be able to connect the Xbox 360 directly to the Modem that the internet provider gives you. If you wish to able to connect both the Xbox and your notebook to the modem you will then need a router or a wireless router. So, if you do not have DSL or Broad Band Internet service in your home, you will not be able to log into Xbox Live.

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For online gaming, your IP address is how the online part of the game can talk to your individual game console.
Having an IP address requires having an Internet connection. Normally if you have a broadband connection, your IP address is assigned to your cable or DSL modem, which may then assign a private internal IP address to its clients (your PC, your game console, etc).

Depending on your game console and how it communicates with the Internet.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IP_address

Some additional information would be good...
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if you have the dmz (demilitarized zone) option on your modem / router, set it up for the ip address of your ps3, which you've setup manually...

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apart from that if you use any proxy servers to connect to the net, you have to specify these in ps3 settings as well...

there are a lot of threads on various forums on how to tweak your network connection to optimize for ps3...

i hope this solves your problem...

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