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Ps3 i used to be able to play online wireless until we got a new router and now it says obtain ip adress failed and i don't know what to do. can someone please help?

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  • sonomanator Apr 21, 2008

    I DONT HAVE THE MANUAL BUT ITS A WIRELESS G 2.4GHZ

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Your wireless settings have changed because you changed routers. Go into your router's configuration and setup your SSID and wireless security settings. Then reconfigure the wireless settings on your ps3 to match the settings you supplied on your router.

Don't just use a wireless router with its default settings out of the box. Your wireless network will be hacked in days. Refer to your router's manual for information on how to configure it.

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If you don't remeber the wireless security code, maybe you still remeber the user and password to access the web management interface of the router.
Then you have to connect the laptop to the router by using a network cable. Open a browser window, type in the IP adress of your router and check the wireless setup section. There you can find / modify the wifi security code.

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If you don't remember the user and password for accessing the router's web interface, please refer to the router's user manual in order to reset it to factory default configuration, and then proceed as for the first installation of the router.

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Sounds like a problem with the firmware in your router. Connect
your laptop directly to one of the four ports with a cat 5 cable. Turn of your wireless adapter and connect through the cable.
Once your web browser is open, go to the URL http://192.168.1.1/. This will take you to a pop up box which asks you to enter a user name and password. The default user name is admin and the default password is admin or password. From there You will be all the settings you can control. You are looking for the one to go on line and download the current firmware update. This will most likely solve your problem. If your router was working fine before do not tamper with any of the other options. If this does not clear up your problem you will probably need a new router. You can also try Pushing the tiny reset button on the back and running the setup disk that came with your router. If this fails you definitely need a new router.
I hope this helps you. If you need more help feel free to contact me.
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I have a ps3 ip's adress problem i have a belkin wireless router and when i turn on my ps3 it wont sign in so i go to test conection and it waits and then it says id's adress failed


Once you have all the wireless settings of the router, you are ready to connect the play station or the x-box to the wireless network.

Play Station


Now go to the settings page of the PLAY STATION

NETWORK SETTINGS ==>
INTERNET CONNECTION SETTINGS ==>
WIRELESS SETTINGS ==>
If you get confirmation screen displayed stating that you will be disconnected from the Internet. click YES ==>
select EASY ==>
select WIRELESS ==>
SCAN ==>
you will see your SSID ( wireless network name)==>
select the security settings ( router wireless settings)==>
enter the KEY ==>
select the IP address settings EASY ==>
save your settings ==>
Test the connection .

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Have you set up your lynksys to allow wireless QoS? If not go to your lynksys broadband wireless software. If you don't know how enter 192.168.1.1 into your explorer bar, log in with lynksys, default is top line blank password 'admin', go to Applications and Gaming tab and enable Wireless QoS, you'll also see all of the places to establish and open ports for specific applications.

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Internet connection failed but IP address obtained.


sounds to me like you have the security turned on . Just type in your security key on PS3 and it should connect. Best of luck!

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Internet connection failed but IP address obtained.


Hello,

Check to make sure that your router has gotten an IP Address from your ISP. Because you PS3 is telling you that it has an IP from your router. This means that the Router to PS3 connection has layer 3 connectivity, but what about from your router to your ISP? check that in the router by logging into the router's web page and going to the status page it should have your information from your ISP if it does not make sure that the main page is set to the proper settings either get IP automatically (Cable Modem) or Get PPPOE (DSL) connection (Make sure that your password information is correct to).

Now after checking these items make sure that you set the router up as the DNS for your network buy setting this on the status page then in your PS3 (set the DNS setting to point to your router, and set your router up as a caching DNS server).
Then power cycle the router after saving everything, and power cycle your PS3 after setting everything. This should clear up your problem.

Thank you,

Shuttle83

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Hi philly - If this fixes your problem please rate as fixed. PLEASE wait til your fixed. Are you runnimg your pc wired? Check to make sure that your IP connection is set to obtain ip automatically and obtain DNS server automatically. What's your operating system please/ Thanks.

Jeff

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Do you have a Security keu enabled on your wireless router??

Do you have a wireless Router???

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