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PS3 and thompson ST585v6

Hi my son has a PS3 and has been trying to play online with his friends. We have wirleless broadband through the Thompson ST585v6. If we turn the router off at night ( to save electricity!) it takes ages for him to be able to connect to the internet, if at all. Also on the front of the router box the WLAN light is permanently red.
Any suggestions?
Thanks :-)

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  • gpatricia_a Mar 09, 2009

    The WLAN is flashing red. .yet we can connect to the internet through our laptop.

    Sorry but i have no idea how to reconfigure the RCA on the wireless settings - I don't no wot that means(Doh!)

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So the WLAN is red, it means that there's no wireless connection from your router.

I might advise you to reconfigure the RCA on the wireless settings.

for the PS 3 there are port that you can gather with your PS 3 manufacturer to open on the router, it might help the PS 3 to go online simultaneously.

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    Michael Badajos Mar 09, 2009

    try to verify the Internet connection from your ISP, maybe it is not communicating properly. or try to reset your modem for 15 seconds and the lights again.

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