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Madden I am able to logon and connect to the EA server but at the time when im about to accept a challenge and start the game the screen says "connecting" but then it freezes the entire game. It also freezes my opponents console as well. I have tried to reinstall the network connection and it still doesn't work. I contacted my ISP but they have no clue what to do. Can you help

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Hey Croton,

Simple fix. I'm guessing you have some kind of router in the mix there.

Update the firmware on that bad boy. I had the same issue with my xbox360. It's quite easy to do. Go to the manufacturers website of the router, and just do a search for, 'firmware'. Then, once you download the file, open up the console to your router.

It usually something typed in the browser like,, etc. Login, and update the firmware.

If that doesn't work. Get ahold of sony, maybe even checking their site. They may need some specific ports opened up on the router to allow specific packets to go through the network.

Hope this helps.


Posted on Dec 08, 2007

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