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I cant log on to the internet. It says UNABLE TO FIND AN ACCESS POINT. check ssid

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I will be glad to assist you with that. Please try the following troubleshooting: Are you using WEP or WPA security on your router? Log into the router using the default IP (consult your router's manual for assistance) Locate the "wireless security" section of your router settings and find the WEP or WPA key. If you are using 64-bit encryption, the WEP Key must be a 10-character key consisting of numbers or letters A through F. If you are using 128-bit encryption, the WEP Key must be a 26-character key consisting of numbers or letters A through F. The WEP Key must be a Hexadecimal (0-9, A-F, no other special characters or letters). If your router has multiple slots for a WEP Key, make sure the active key is the one in the #1 slot. If you are using WPA, the Wii console is compatible with the following types: WPA - PSK (TKIP) WPA - PSK (AES) WPA2 - PSK (AES)
If your WEP or WPA key is correct, then the problem might be related to MAC address filtering: From the router settings, locate the "MAC address filter" settings (also known as "access control", "access list", or "network filter" depending on your router model). If the Mac address filter is set to "enabled", then you must add the Wii's MAC address to the "allowed" list. You can locate the Wii's MAC address from the "console information" page (located under "Internet" in the Wii Settings). If the Mac address filter was disabled, then continue troubleshooting.

Check Nintendo's router info for special notes, if available, for your router. Click here to go to our Wireless Router lookup page. Use the drop-down box to select, if available, your router manufacturer. Click on your router's model number, if available. Read any "special notes" at the top of the router's page. Many issues can be solved by changing settings described in the "special notes."

Try a "Manual Setup" with the Wii console (how to), using your network's IP configuration settings. To access these settings: On your PC, click "Start" and then "Run." Type "CMD" into the field that appears to open a new window. Type "IPCONFIG/ALL" and press "Enter" to display a list of internet settings. Locate the settings asked for by the Wii console during the Manual Setup process and enter them.

Power cycle your router and modem by unplugging them both from the wall. Wait a few minutes, and plug the modem back in. Wait a couple of minutes for the modem to initialize, then turn on the router. Try to connect the Wii console online and test for proper response. if you require further assistance please let me know and i will be glad to assist you. -Midwest-tek

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Where do i find my ssid


Log into your wifi access point with a hard wire/network cable.

Sep 07, 2014 | Video Game Consoles

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How to set up the PS3 Internet Connection


This setting is available only on PS3 systems that are equipped with the wireless LAN feature.
The following procedure describes a typical setup when connecting to the Internet wirelessly.
1.
Check that the settings for the access point have been completed.
Check that there is an access point connected to a network with Internet service near the system. Settings for the access point are typically set using a PC. For details, contact the person who set up or maintains the access point.
2.
Confirm that an Ethernet cable is not connected to the PS3™ system.
3.
Select (Settings) > (Network Settings).
4.
Select [Internet Connection Settings].
Select [Yes] when a confirmation screen is displayed stating that you will be disconnected from the Internet.
5.
Select [Easy].
6.
Select [Wireless].

7.
Select [Scan].
A list of access points within the range of the PS3™ system is displayed.

Depending on the model of PS3™ system in use, you may have the option Automatic. Select Automatic when using an access point that supports automatic setup. If you follow the on-screen instructions, the necessary settings will be completed automatically. For information on access points that support automatic setup, contact your local retailer.

8.
Select the access point that you want to use.
An "SSID" is an identification name assigned to an access point. If you do not know which SSID you should use or if an SSID is not displayed, contact the person who set up or maintains the access point for assistance.

9.
Check the SSID for the access point.


10.
Select the security settings that you want to use.
The types of security settings vary depending on the access point. Contact the person who set up or maintains the access point for information on which setting to select.

11.
Enter the encryption key.
The encryption key is displayed as a series of [*]. If you do not know the encryption key, contact the person who set up or maintains the access point for assistance.

When you have finished entering the encryption key and have confirmed the network configuration, a list of settings will be displayed.

Depending on the network environment, additional settings for PPPoE, proxy server or IP address may be required. For details on these settings, refer to the information from your Internet service provider or the instructions supplied with the network device.
12.
Save your settings

13.
Test the connection.
If you select [Test Connection], the system will attempt to connect to the Internet.

14.
Confirm the connection test results.
If a successful connection has been made, information on the network will be displayed.

on Mar 09, 2010 | Video Game Consoles

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I cant connect to the internet


Playstation 3: How to setup your Internet connection This article helps you in setting up the Internet connection for Playstation 3 To enjoy the online capability of Playstation 3, you need to connect it to the internet. You can do it in two ways:

  1. Wired Connectivity.
  2. Wireless Connectivity.

Wired Connectivity:

The network configuration and connection depends on the connection method and equipment you have.

Important: A router would be required if you want your PS3 and the computer to be connected to the internet at the same time.

The following are mandatory. You need:
  • An Internet connection
  • A cable modem
  • Ethernet cable. (Available with the PS3)

wired-connection.jpg

When you have a wired connection to the Internet, it is not necessary to adjust any of the default settings. (It is done automatically). If you aren't able to connect with the default settings, follow the instructions to adjust the settings.

  1. Select "Network Settings" under "Settings" in the home menu, press the x_button.jpg button.
  2. Select "Internet Connection Settings", press the x_button.jpg button.
  3. You will be popped with a message stating the Internet connection will be terminated, select Yes, press the x_button.jpg button.
  4. Select "Wired Connection", press the x_button.jpg button.
  5. Select Easy or Custom and adjust the settings.
    • If you select Easy, then the basic settings are automatically set.
    • If you select Custom, then you need to enter the settings. Refer the settings supplied by your Internet service provider.


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Wireless Connectivity:


The network configuration and connection depends on the connection method and equipment you have.

The following are mandatory. You need:

  • An Internet connection
  • A cable modem and a router
  • Access point (Not necessary if using a wireless router with built-in wireless functionality)
  • Settings information for the access point (SSID, WEP key, WPA key)

wireless-connection.jpg
When you try to connect wirelessly to the Internet, First adjust the network settings. These settings may change depending on the type of access point and the network environment you are in.

The following instructions apply most of the network configurations.

  1. Select "Network Settings" under "Settings" in the home menu, press the x_button.jpg button.
  2. Select "Internet Connection Settings", press the x_button.jpg button.
  3. You will be popped with a message stating the Internet connection will be terminated, select Yes, press the x_button.jpg button.
  4. Select "Wireless", press the x_button.jpg button.
  5. Select "Scan", press the x_button.jpg button.

    The system will search for access points within range and display them as a list.
  6. Select the access point that you want to use, press the x_button.jpg button. (An SSID is a code or a name that is assigned to the access point. If you have no clue which SSID to use or if the SSID is not displayed, contact the person who set up or maintains the access point.)
  7. Confirm the SSID for the access point, press the right button.
  8. Select the security settings as necessary, press the right button.
  9. Enter the encryption key, press the right button. (The encryption key field will display an asterisk (*) for each character you enter. If you do not know the key, contact the person who set up or maintains the access point).
  10. Select Easy or Custom and adjust the settings.
    • If you select Easy, then the basic settings are automatically set.
    • If you select Custom, then you need to enter the settings. Refer the settings supplied by your provider

Apr 08, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Unable to find access point. please confirm the ssid and try again


the ssid is the routers name you have to access your router info to get the info you need to log onto a web browser and type the address for your router usually you can find it on a sticker on your router once you log onto your router you can find the ssid there

Sep 15, 2009 | Nintendo Wii Console

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Cannot get internet connection on wireless


Well you cant, as its not your own connection, unless you ask ther person for there WEP access code.

Hope this helps

Feb 18, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Ps3 help


This setting is available only on PS3™ systems that are equipped with the wireless LAN feature.


Set the method for connecting the system to the Internet. Internet connection settings vary depending on the network environment and the devices in use. The following procedure describes a typical setup when connecting to the Internet wirelessly.
1.
Check that the settings for the access point have been completed.
Check that there is an access point connected to a network with Internet service near the system. Settings for the access point are typically set using a PC. For details, contact the person who set up or maintains the access point.
2.
Confirm that an Ethernet cable is not connected to the PS3™ system.
3.
Select in_networkset.gif (Network Settings) under in_setting.gif (Settings) in the home menu.
4.
Select [Internet Connection Settings].
Select [Yes] when a confirmation screen is displayed stating that you will be disconnected from the Internet.
5.
Select [Easy].
connectwired002.jpg 6.
Select [Wireless].
connectwireless001.jpg 7.
Select [Scan].
A list of access points within the range of the PS3™ system is displayed.

Depending on the model of PS3™ system in use, you may have the option [Automatic]. Select [Automatic] when using an access point that supports automatic setup. If you follow the on-screen instructions, the necessary settings will be completed automatically. For information on access points that support automatic setup, contact your local retailer.
connectwireless002.jpg 8.
Select the access point that you want to use.
An "SSID" is an identification name assigned to an access point. If you do not know which SSID you should use or if an SSID is not displayed, contact the person who set up or maintains the access point for assistance.
connectwireless003.jpg 9.
Check the SSID for the access point.
10.
Select the security settings that you want to use.
The types of security settings vary depending on the access point. Contact the person who set up or maintains the access point for information on which setting to select.
connectwireless004.jpg 11.
Enter the encryption key.
The encryption key is displayed as a series of [*]. If you do not know the encryption key, contact the person who set up or maintains the access point for assistance.
connectwireless005.jpg When you have finished entering the encryption key and have confirmed the network configuration, a list of settings will be displayed.

Depending on the network environment, additional settings for PPPoE, proxy server or IP address may be required. For details on these settings, refer to the information from your Internet service provider or the instructions supplied with the network device.
12.
Save your settings.
13.
Test the connection.
If you select [Test Connection], the system will attempt to connect to the Internet.
14.
Confirm the connection test results.
If a successful connection has been made, information on the network will be displayed.

Hints
  • If the connection fails, follow the on-screen instructions to check your settings. Also refer to the information from your Internet service provider and the instructions supplied with the network device in use.
  • If you test the connection immediately after selecting [Automatic] > [AOSS™] in step 7, the router settings may not be completed and the connection may fail. Wait approximately 1 or 2 minutes before testing the connection.

Jan 30, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Psp


The following items are generally required to set up to connect to a network.
  • A WLAN access point or a wireless broadband router
  • Settings for the access point (SSID, WEP key, WPA key, etc. as specified when the access point was configured)
  • A network device, such as an ADSL/DSL modem or a cable modem.
  • An account with an Internet service provider
Hints
  • An access point is a device used to connect wirelessly to a network.
  • A router is necessary if a PC and the PSP™ system will be connected to the Internet at the same time. A router is a device that enables multiple devices to be connected to one Internet line.
  • SSID, WEP and WPA keys are types of wireless network information. This information may be required when connecting to an access point or a router.
  • User is responsible for Internet service fees.
Example of a network configuration Network equipment connection and setup methods vary depending on the equipment used.

require001.gif Common settings hr1.gif You can create network settings for use in connecting to the Internet through an access point and save them on the PSP™ system. You can save up to 10 connections.
Setting methods may vary depending on usage conditions. The following is an example of commonly used settings.
1.
Check that the settings for the access point have been completed.
Check that there is an access point connected to a network with Internet service near the PSP™ system. Settings for the access point are typically set using a PC. For details, contact the person who set up or maintains the access point.
2.
Select in_networkset.gif (Network Settings) under in_setting.gif (Settings).
3.
Select [Infrastructure Mode].
4.
Select [New Connection].
5.
Select [Scan].
The system searches for nearby access points.
Depending on the model of PSP™ system in use, you may have the option [Automatic]. Select [Automatic] when using an access point that supports automatic setup. If you follow the on-screen instructions, the necessary settings will be completed automatically. For information on access points that support automatic setup, contact your local retailer.
standard001.jpg 6.
Select the access point that you want to use.
SSID is an identifier assigned to an access point. If you do not know the SSID or the SSID is not displayed, contact the person who set up or maintains the access point.
standard002.jpg 7.
Select the type of security that you will use.
The type of security settings required vary depending on the access point. For details on what type to use, contact the person who set up or maintains the access point.
standard003.jpg 8.
Enter the encryption key for the security settings.
The encryption key field displays eight asterisks no matter how many characters you enter as the key. For information on the encryption key, contact the person who set up or maintains the access point.
standard004.jpg 9.
Select [Easy].
Basic settings are set automatically.
standard005.jpg 10.
Enter a name for the connection.
You can choose any name for the connection.
11.
Check the list of settings.
standard006.jpg 12.
Save the settings.
13.
Test the connection.
If you select [Test Connection], the system will connect to the selected access point.
14.
Confirm the connection test results.
If the connection is successful, information about the network connection is displayed.
Hints
  • If the connection test fails, follow the on-screen instructions to check the settings. Network settings for the connection can be changed from the options menu. For additional information, refer to the instructions supplied with the network device and by your Internet service provider.
  • Depending on the access point settings, you may need to enter the system's MAC address to connect to the network. The system's MAC address can be checked under in_setting.gif (Settings) > in_pspset.gif (System Settings) > [System Information].

Jul 12, 2008 | Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP) Console

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