Ive got a wireless router which when i first got it, worked wirelessly!! tried to conect my sons ps3 which has wireless connected. it seems to pick it up but when it asks for ip address and stuff it fails. what do i do? could the wireless be broke?
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Hi, please perform the steps below to configure settings on the router:
Please follow the steps on a computer connected to the router so as to check the network key:
1. Open the browser (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Safari). 2. Access the router usually by typing 'http://192.168.1.1' or 'http://www.routerlogin.com' in the address bar. 3. Login to the router with the Username as "admin" and Password as "password" (please note that Username and Password are case sensitive). 4. Click on Wireless Settings (under Setup) from the left menu. 5. Check if WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy) or WPA-PSK (Wi-Fi Protected Access Pre-Shared Key) is selected under 'Security Options'. 6. If WPA-PSK is selected, copy the code entered in the passphrase. 7. If WEP is selected, copy the code entered in the key that has been checked.
This is the code required for connecting the wireless computer to the router's wireless network.
In some cases, for security reasons the passphrase might show as asterisks. In this case type a new Password and click apply. You will then have to use the same Password for all the wireless devices connecting to the network.
Please scan for the wireless network on the PS3 and connect to the wireless network.
I have the same problem. My router is located about 1.5 feets from the PS3 and when I turn on the console my wireless network barely works. Something I did was change the frequency of the wireless. It was working in channel 9 and now it's on channel 3 with no problem.
I understand that you want to connect the PS3 using the Wireless card and NETGEAR card. Please note that the setup you have will not work for internet access. You can not configure the Air card to work with NETGEAR router. you need to have wih a broadband connection available for this router to connect to internet.
Once you have the router configured with Internet access then you may either connect the PS3 wired or wireless to the router, like you connect a desktop or laptop to the router.
i had same problem with my ps3, but i also had a landline connection so i used that instead but as far as i know there are products available which can send out a signal wirelessly but i think orange want an additional fee for online gaming. bt wanted an extre 9.99 per month for me to use thier broadband for gaming so i canged to virgin media and i havent had a problem since
wel becouse the modem is older than the new ones and the conection would no longer be recieving upgrades,even if you conected the ps3 or your xbox you would not have a strong enough conection to be able to play online peacefully i recomend u get braodband wit 3-7 meg connection and then u should have no problem conecting either console to your router/modem