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I have comcast high speed internet but no computer can i hook the ps3 up and still get on the internet on it.

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Yes, the PS3 had an Integrated web browser so internet access is possible with it, you can use a usb mouse and usb keyboard as well...Its not as easily navigated as a PC but it will do most things online. Another option you have is to install Linux on the ps3 by creating a 10g partition, when you do this you loose all saved game data on your system but you can do a system backup prior to installing linux. all you need is an external usb drive to back up your system. Once linux is installed you have a fully functional PC on your ps3...Neet hu...Instructional videos can be found on YouTube

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