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Trouble obtaining ip address

Trying to hook up my ps3 to internet and it keeps telling me ,the attempt to obtain ip address timed out. help.

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When you put the IP address in you also have to add your DNS settings. easiest way to find your DNS server address is to use an XP based machine and type "ipconfig /all" it will list all of the properties of your computers network card. thake those DNS address' and plug them into your PS3.

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