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My psp can not connect to the internet. it says' The attempt to obtain the IP address timed out'. What do i need to do.

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  • mikej202003 Sep 05, 2008

    Obtained IP address but internet connection failed, please help.

  • Anonymous Sep 05, 2008

    whenever i try to connect to the internet on my psp, it says, "the access point was not detected".....please help!!

  • altosax4life Sep 06, 2008

    I also get the message that the attempt to connect to the IP address timed out when I try to connect to the internet on my PSP. can someone please offer me some type of solution? thank you for your help

  • Anonymous Oct 30, 2008

    I have the same problem

  • Anonymous Nov 17, 2008

    A connection error has occurred. The attempt to obtain the ip adres timed out

  • Anonymous Dec 11, 2008

    dude all i know is why is my ip address only asking for 4 digits when theres 10 digits it makes no sense what so ever

  • Anonymous Dec 25, 2008

    i had the wep andress in but every time i do it it says the attempt to obtain the ip adress has timed out

  • J-Mikez Dec 31, 2008

    it says a connection error has occured. the attempt to optain the ip address timed out



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Change some of the settings in your router's web based settings page so that the DHCP server time out request is set to either auto or something like that.

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If your ip timed out go into your modem in the browser bar on your computer type the address for it it should be three unmbers then . then three more . then one then. the three more as ollows this should bring up your page for the modem user and password should be admin then go to expert mode or settings then go into LAN settings find wireless connection and change wep to none or no privacy if a yellow triangle pops up in right corner click it and save if not then find the save link then rest your modem and rests psp to factory and start connection over with out wep this should do it.

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i dont know how to get my psp internet to work im haveing ip address timed out please help

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When you put the IP address in you also have to add your DNS settings. easiest way to find your DNS server address is to use an XP based machine and type "ipconfig /all" it will list all of the properties of your computers network card. thake those DNS address' and plug them into your PS3.

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Try resetting your modem and router. wait 15 seconds then plug modem in then the router. Then plug your system back in. That should do it.

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Click "Start" on your computer. Then select "Run." Windows Vista users can type in the word "run" to pull up the program. After you open the program, type "CMD." Type "IPCONFIG" on the command prompt and press "Enter." The screen will display your network settings. Write the number down next to the line "Default Gateway." Close the "Run" program and open a new Internet browser on your computer. Type the DNS number you wrote down into the address bar and hit "Enter." You'll be taken to a site for setting up your connection.

Click the menu selection on the right side of the screen that says "Wireless." Next click the option for registering a new station. Name the new station and you will be asked for the Mac address. Power on your PSP and select "Network Connection." The console will show the Mac address under the network settings. Enter this address into your computer browser.

Submit the information and your PSP will be a registered device. Now connect to the Internet with the handheld and you will not receive the error.

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