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Setting up PS 2 for internet connection

I lost my manual, I have a wireless router upstairs in my house connected to dsl and my computer

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  • Anonymous May 10, 2008

    The Best way to fix a problem like this is to use a PS3 Repair Guide.

    You can find a good one here:


    www.PS3RepairsGuide.com

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Would you like me to tell you how to do it, provide you with a link to download your manual, or I believe there might be a connection Wizard that helps you instaall it? Your call Angel. I could get the manual and if you had problems I'd be right here. Let me know. It's not that hard. After all, you're an Angel.

Jeff

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  • Jeffrey Pemberton
    Jeffrey Pemberton May 10, 2008

    What's your PS2 model #? 3000,5000,7000? What's the make and model# of your router please? Just trying to get info ready so I'll be ready for your decision. Thanks.



    Jeff

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