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Router will not connect with on demand direct tv

Ever since i hooked up router computer does not work right .i have playstation3 was told i needed router to play on line i programed router computer said it was successful,but PS3 would time out and never would connect with internet, problem2, purchased gaming adapter for direct TV/on demand .download game adapter was successful. it took 24 hours to download 1 movie, now when downloading,it says downloading is paused. i checked set up and it says can not connect with inter net. HELP

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I had the same problem. I fixed everthing by updating the router's driver. Try that and see if it works.

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