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How do I hook up a router to my playstation 3 with my comcast connection? I want to run my pc and my playstation 3 and not have to unplug and plug the ethernet cable back and forth.

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You will need to get a networking router to split the connections. My suggestion is that if you are going to get one, consider getting a wireless N Belkin router for $60. I consider it to be the best thing since sliced bread. In the future if you want to move your PS3 to another room, you'll have the wireless capability to do so. Write down everything when establishing your connection so that there are no problems setting up your PS3.

There are splitters out there but it will slow down your connection and are not easy to find. Save the trouble and get the wireless router so you won't need to spend any more money in the future.

Good luck and if i've helped you out, please give me a good rating.

Respectfully,

Don

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