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Connect Wireless I have no idea of what I am doing. I bought me a wireless router and a range plus USB adapter, both from linksys, I want to get online with the ps3 and have NO idea how to do it, any help? please?

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  • Pisper Mar 12, 2008

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The PS3 doesny need an adapter, its already wireless. You need to set up ur wireless network as normal, the connect your PS£ through the settings :)

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