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Internet connection how do i connect my ps3 to my internet thru my laptop using my usb orange stick?i have no telephone line

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U go to the network settings on ur laptop and and then go where it say allow other device could use this internet connection [put a check mark then click ok then get ur ps3 ethernet cable and connect it to my psn id is unitalfredo

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My internet is connected through the telephone service and everytime the telephone rings or used the call interrupts my gaming with other people and shuts down the game


The ps3 was not designed for use on a dial-up internet connection. I'm afraid you will need a dedicated internet connection like cable internet or a 2nd phone line.

Oct 10, 2011 | Sony PlayStation® 3 (80GB) Console

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Ps3 is not downloading demos all the way or movies


We solve PS3 issues everyday and I have never heard of this problem.

Make sure that your internet connections are set. You may need to reset your modem:

Turn off PS3 system..
1: Reset your modem by unplugging it from the main power source.
2: After a few minutes, plug modem power back into modem. Allow all connections to configure
3: Turn on PS3 system.
4: Go to "Settings" then scroll all the way down to "Network Settings"
5: Make sure that the "internet connection" (the second menu) is "Enabled"
6: Go to "Internet Connection Settings" and go through the motions again.

Good luck.


If this doesn't solve your problem and your internet is fine, then you may need to change your hard drive:



When you replace your hard drive, you will need to have the latest firmware on a

usb stick. Download the firmware from the playstation official website onto a usb

stick. Once prompted by your system you will need to insert the usb stick into the

PS3. Good luck..



You will need 2.5" Sata Hard Drive.

Jan 29, 2011 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Ip address failed


  • In order to connect your console to the internet you will need the following:
  • Laptop with WiFi
  • Ethernet cables
  • USB cable
  • Video capture card
Below are the steps involved includind some additional information:
    File Sharing
  1. Step 1 Go to Settings in the PS3 menu and scroll down to Network Settings. Go to Internet Connectionmag-glass_10x10.gif Settings and select your wireless router from the list of available connections. If the router has security, you must input your password. Internet Connection in the Network Settings list will say "Enabled" once you are connected.
  2. Step 2 Link the laptop and PS3 together through a router if you have one. Connect both the console and computer to the router with Ethernet cables. This is needed for a PS3 with 40 gigabytes of memory and that does not have WiFi.
  3. Step 3 Connect the devices directly with a USB cable. Use one of the USB-style ports the PS3 uses for its game controllers. This requires a USB cable with two thin connector plugs.
    Connecting to a Monitor
  4. Step 1 Purchase an external video capture card for your laptop. This device will connect to the computer through the USB port and will have both composite and S-video connections.
  5. Step 2 Connect the capture card to your laptop. Insert its included CD-ROM into your disc drive and install the software on it that allows the computer to recognize the card's drivers and includes a video viewing/editing application.
  6. Step 3 Attach the PS3 to the capture card using the console's RCA composite cable. Open the video application and turn the console on to view it in the program's screen.
  7. Step 4 Locate and click the application's "full screen" button to enlarge the game screen to your full monitor. THANKS. MIKE

May 04, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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The internet connection on my laptop is thru a sprint 3g usb mobile broadband device unfortunately tht is my only nternet connection, how can i connect me ps3 with this device


If you have a cross over cable you could connect your PS3 to your Laptop via the Ethernet port and choose internet connection sharing on the 3G device on your laptop, then just make sure the PS3 and the laptop ethernet settings are set to auto detect settings (DHCP).

Jan 01, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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DNS error when connecting PS3 to internet


you could try getting a wifi adapter and creating an access point, you can connect that way if your ps3 has wifi I have a laptop with windows XP Pro and have been trying that my desktop PC with Vista Home can see it.
MY Components:
-Desktop PC with Vista Home (Main PC, connected to Internet with Ethernet to a Linksys Wireless Router B and G).
-Get internet thru cable TV (broadband),from this cable modem plugs to router and from router to PC Vista(desktop)
-Linksys Wireless G/B Router
-G-Card for my Laptop Windows XP Pro and
-Playstation 3 capable of sharing info and use printer

At the moment all of them have internet w different IP's (000.000.0.001, 000.000.0.002,etc.). What I want to achieve is that I can use the Printer that is connected via USB to my PC Vista (desktop) and share files. Right now the only thing been able to do is that my PC Vista see my Laptop but Can't find my PC on my laptop. Anybody, Help?
-When I turn On my media sharing in my PS3, my internet on Laptop loses it while PS3 search and find,then, because laptop lost wireless,the PS3 looses the laptop and I get wireless back. I knowis a stupid setting but tired of workin back n forth. Thanks

Jan 10, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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PS3 internet


yes u have to set the laptop up for that or the is a device that will trun the usb int wireliss out put box if need help take pic of devics usb// and send it by email to kingdomofharts@yahoo.com and if will see if i can look up the device for u and send u a pic of it and location

Jul 04, 2008 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Connection ps3 to internet without pc


Yes, if you have broadband you can get a wireless router/modem. This is a little box that you attach to the telephone line and gives you wireless access to the internet. You can use a wired router/modem if you don't wont wireless in your home.

Apr 18, 2008 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Connecting to internet


no special adapter needed, just a simple usb port on system and ofcourse the drivers needed to install the device thru which you are trying to connect . just install the drivers thru a cd that was provided to you and it will work

Feb 18, 2008 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Connecting ps3 via t-mobile web n walk


now then or you hav to do is plug it to your pc go to internet connection t mobile properties then advanced allow to share to other connections then plug your cable to your pc from your ps3 you might have to turn your windows firewall off or just change the settings if you dont want 2 turn it off

Dec 09, 2007 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Need help with ps3 internet hook up


The ps3 wifi is very finicky --
While the ps3 scans for a hotspot turn the router off then on so the router aquires the ps3.
Goto settings
Goto network settings
Goto network connection, select enable
Goto Internet connection settings just below internet connection-
Push yes when it says you may be disconnected
Select wired or wireless
For wireless use scan or enter manually
Follow on screen instructions.
Once that is set up return to main menu and go to network near the right
Then once in the internet browser press triangle and goto file and enter the internet address you would like visit.
If all else fail use the ethernet cable to attach it to your laptop. Then run network setup on the laptop and add the ps3.

Nov 10, 2007 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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