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PS3 and router

Our PS3 won't run fast enough on the wireless router (characters are jumpy), so I ran a hard line from router to PS3 (through the attic and down the walls) and hooked up that way to get full speed, but it won't work at all online with this hard line. Wireless it woks, but too slow. There seems to be an IP address problem - hard wired PS3 can't find one from the router.

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You need to make sure that both your router and your ps3 IP settings are set to DHCP or Automatic

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