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Hi...I was having hi speed internet problems earlier and called them. they fixed that problem. however they seemed to have thrown off the playstation 3 connection and it says it's missing an ethernet cable. to my belief everything is connected. Can you help me?

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You need to go to the port connection setting on the control panel, which is in the start menu. From there go to network connection, and see if everyhings connected. if that doesn't work click on my computer and scroll down to see if you can find it in the menu.

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Try tunring everything off and unplugging it all. Make perfectly sure that every thing is re-plugged in at the correct port and securely. Theh turn everything on in the corret order.

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