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Do I need a 2nd modem to hook my ps3 up to the internet? My ps3 is no where near my computer...how can I get it hooked up to the internet?

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The ps3 comes wireless........all you need is an access point.....go to network settings....select wireless conn....and then scan for access points.....then follow rest of steps

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I would use a wireless router. Then you can use ps3 or laptop in the house. Or run ethernet from main router/modem to the ps3. You can buy the ethernet cables at amazon.com and newegg.com and they can go a few hundred feet.

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You will need a wireless router.... It is a network device that will let you wirelessly connect your ps3 to your internet.. and your computer if you want..

For example, this is a good one:

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0014J07R2?ie=UTF8&tag=dependascient-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B0014J07R2

Posted on Nov 16, 2009

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