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Cant get connected online

Hi just got my ps3 tryin to get online. all i have is a modem with a usb on it which i plug straight into my laptop have tryed connecting ps3 to the point on my laptop but still wont connect, is this right or is there some other way of doin it,or setting up of something on my computer i just have no idea could someone please help me ,would be well apreciated

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Re: cant get connected online

Buy a router. open tcp and udp ports that are applicable to the PS network and issues resolved. make sure the router is simple and is atleast 802.11g 2.4hZ and all should be sweet

Posted on Sep 22, 2007

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Re: cant get connected online

I think this is all u need You would hook the HDMI to ur ps3 and the connect the DVI to ur monitor. As long as the DVI cable is not one of those that is attached to the monitor itself it should work.

Posted on Sep 21, 2007

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