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Connecting on line - IP address

Please help : i have a new ps3 which i am trying to connect on line and struggling big time. i have sky broadband, when in setting i do a scan and am able to find my sky broadband and enter my key password. i follow the instructions and test connection but the test is unable to find an IP address and times out, do i enter this manually or should the ps3 find this automatically? if i am to enter this manually where do i find it?
look forward to hearing from you. many thanks. David

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  • kingedgar Feb 07, 2008

    thanks all for your help, i have resloved the problem, what a dumb dumb the password is case Sensitive !!!



  • gocomurphy Mar 03, 2008

    wat is the subnet mask

  • codis Apr 28, 2008

    when it searches for the ip address it just fails and times out.  I have tried to do manual and automatick but they both dont work. please help.

  • dejesusgusta Nov 08, 2008

    i got a 80gb ps3. i scan but it sais the it can not find the ip anddres

  • Justin Hodorek
    Justin Hodorek May 11, 2010

    ok, I just looked through a few documents on Sky Broadband and I'm assuming you are using the supplied wireless router/modem that, either the Netgear DG934G-1SUKUKS or the Sagem F@st 2504. Which one do you have?

    You may also have the Netgear DG834GT which was supplied before November 2007.

    The latter router has had many problems with the stock firmware that Sky supplies - I would recommend flashing it to the official Netgear firmware or a third-party firmware like UberGT.

    If you do this, back up the ROM on the router so the settings are correct when you re-flash!!!

    What wireless security mode are you using? WPA or WPA2? If you are using WEP, make sure you are putting the key in Hexadecimal form, not your passphrase.

    Turn off the firewall within the router - it blocks incoming traffic on games.

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From the sounds of it your using a wireless connection? when you use the auto connect and it fails what does it say in the connection status in internet options? what is your signal strength? mine wouldnt work if it was less than 90%. i sorted this by moving my wireless box to the top hall so connection is 100% and i have no problems. please feel free to ask any questions.

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