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Trying to hook up the internet

I need to figure this out i have been doing it for a couple days i have an internet modem that is usb powered and have my wireless adapter hoked up to my printer how can i hook the interent up in the mix wiyhout having to buy a router of some sort

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Re: trying to hook up the internet

Your internet connection should plug into your modem, and the modem should plug into your router. Plug any computers you use directly into the router. If it's a wireless router, it's just a matter of going into the Wii and entering the settings for your wireless router.

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How do i hook up my playstation 3 to the internet using a cable modem

  • Unplug the power cord and the USB cable or Ethernet cable coming from the modem.
  • Wait two minutes and then plug the power cord back in which will reset the modem.
  • Take the straight through Ethernet cable and run it from the LAN port on the back of the PLAYSTATION®3 into the ethernet port on the modem (you may need to unplug the Ethernet cable already in there. Also, make sure a USB cord is not connected to the modem as this will cause your PLAYSTATION®3 not go online).
Turn on the PLAYSTATION®3 to log into the PLAYSTATION®Network (you may need to log in manually if your settings are not set to automatically login). When you are done with your online activity with the PLAYSTATION®3, turn off the PLAYSTATION®3 (refer to the Quick Reference manual) and then follow these directions:
  • Remove the Ethernet cord going from the ethernet port on the modem to the LAN port on the PLAYSTATION®3 out.
  • Reset your modem as you did before my unplugging the power cord for two minutes and then replug the Ethernet cable/USB cord coming from the PC to gain internet access onto your PC. (Please note that this step can be skipped if you do not want to have internet access on your PC at this particular time or do not have a PC at all.)
  • When you would like to log back onto the PLAYSTATION®Network please follow the steps beginning at the top.
The modem setup should appear like this:
From there, please follow these instructions (from SCEA):
  1. Select "Network Settings" under "Settings" in the home menu, and then press the "X" button.
  2. Select "Internet Connection Settings", and then press the "X" button. When a message stating that the Internet connection will be terminated is displayed, select "Yes", and then press the "X" button.
  3. Select "Wired Connection", and then press the "X" button.
  4. Select "Easy" or "Custom" and adjust settings as necessary. Follow the on-screen instructions to adjust the required settings.
Note: You should always choose Easy before going onto to adjusting the Custom settings. In most cases, the Easy settings will work and are set automatically so you won't have to search for information that could have been gathered automatically.

Feb 25, 2011 | Sony Video Game Consoles

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I have a used ps2 system (its in good condition), i love splinter cell games, i have splinter cell pandora tomorrow. The first time i got it it worked fine, all i just needed was to hook up the internet....

more than likely you need to reset your modem.

turn off the power on your modem. unplug the power wire from your modem and unplug the coaxial wire to your

wait a minute or so and

first hook up coaxial cable to modem

then plug modem back in try it again and hopefully you will be back on line.

You just have to reset your modem connection.

This has happened to me before too.

If you have a router do the same thing.

If it does not work try the same procedure one more time.

it should work.. Good luck

leave a good rating if you appreciate my help.

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We have comcast internet and we were woundering if we can hook up the wii to the comcast internet modem through a usb cable if so we hooked it up and we dont know how to get the internet on the wii.

No you can not directly connect using the usb connection.

You need to connect either wireless through a router or you need a wii LAN adapter to connect with the Ethernet cord.

Good Luck....

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Cant get wired internet on my ps3

A cable modem & a router are two different things. You can pick up a "Cisco 'EtherFast' cable/DSL" (wired or wireless) router at Wal Mart for $35. But you need both a modem & router to get your PS3 up & running on the web. Once you get on, you'll need to set up a "PlayStation" account. Unlike the Xbox 360 Live network, PlayStation is free of charge. It's a very user-friendly interface, so you shouldn't have any problems there. Cisco will give you live customer service to walk you through hooking up your router. Please let me know you make out. If I can be of further assistance, please let me know. Good luck, bro.

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Just go into your router and turn on DMZ( you have to set it to your Xbox settings) and that should do it.... i had the same problem and pain over 100$ for a computer guy to try and fix it... then i nded up fixin it mysel.... the only other thing it could be is that your router is to far away and doesnt have enogh power....

Hope this helps :)

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I have no computer or cable and need to set up internet on my PS3

??? A router will NOT replace your modem; the router won't work without the modem. If you're going to give advice, please make sure it is somewhat correct.

Okay. So first you need the telephone cord to go from the phone jack into the DSL port on your modem. Then you need the Ethernet cable that came with your modem (looks like a phone cord but much bigger) to go from the ethernet port in the back of the modem into the wan or internet port on the router. Verify that the DSL and internet lights are on on the modem.

For the rest of the setup, watch this . It will walk you step by step in connecting your PS3 to the wireless internet. Thanks and please take a moment to rate as fixya.

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Trying to get internet connection on my ps3

I once had the same problem. What i did is that i booted the modem and the Ps3 (turned both off) and then turned them on. Then i went to the internet settings on the Ps3 and tried the internet connection check and it worked! I hope you have some help of this.

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Need help with ps3 internet hook up

The ps3 wifi is very finicky --
While the ps3 scans for a hotspot turn the router off then on so the router aquires the ps3.
Goto settings
Goto network settings
Goto network connection, select enable
Goto Internet connection settings just below internet connection-
Push yes when it says you may be disconnected
Select wired or wireless
For wireless use scan or enter manually
Follow on screen instructions.
Once that is set up return to main menu and go to network near the right
Then once in the internet browser press triangle and goto file and enter the internet address you would like visit.
If all else fail use the ethernet cable to attach it to your laptop. Then run network setup on the laptop and add the ps3.

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