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Cant connect to playstation network

Hi can you help ive just got my ps3 and i cant connect to ps3 network but got ip address&internet connection ? many thanks jb

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  • streetglow Mar 24, 2008

    I have a linksys WRT54G router and i can recognize the ip address but it wont connect to the internet or anything i was able to create an account and just get to the online game i was playing and then it signed me out and now i have no connection at all and i dont kno what to do next. my internet provider is mediacom with the linksys WRT54G router. If anyone out there can help me please do im so lost and dont know what to do

  • kalso Jan 20, 2009

    every time i get redy to connect to the network my playstation3 always say i can't connect this is a "Dns error"

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Connect ps3

hope that helps. if not post again and we can troubleshoot some more

Posted on Jan 26, 2008

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Hi,

Restore PS3 to factory settings and change your network settings:

Best Results: Reset your router, then give your PS3 a static IP address and go into your router interface, find the DMZ feature and put in the IP address that you gave the PS3, just make sure the IP you give it is within the DHCP pool of IP addresses.

The PS3 will now be sat outside the routers firewall giving you FULL access to internet content and gaming online.

Now test connection settings and you will notice you will now have an open connection to the internet.

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