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I want to know how to connect my ssid pasphrase located on the back of my router and when i tried to conect it to my ps3 conole it said it was weak and it couldnt find the acess point or something so can...


i'm going to assume that you are asking "how to connect your ps3 to your home network?"
if your home is set up with wireless modem or router and your computers are connected wirelessly its pretty simple to set up. more likely you or someone who set it up probably set it up securely meaning with security key and password. So you do have to know few things about your home network. like what is the name of your home network (SSID). the security setting of your home network. and finally the password of your network. if you don't know these things about your home network you will not be able to get connected wirelessly. but if you do have these info on hand read along....

JUST MAKE SURE YOU DO HAVE A WIRELESS HOME NETWORK... it definitely wont work if you don't have a wireless setup and u are trying to connect wirelessly. people overlook this no brainer.

Turn on your ps3 and from the XMB...
1) go to Settings
2) Scroll down to Network Settings and press X
3) Scroll down to Internet Connection Setting and press X. confirm on "O.K."
4) easy *it may or may not give you a message reading "checking network configuration"
5) wireless

from this point on you need to know few things about your network.....

6) scan -- once scanned it'll give you wirelss access point for you home network and some other near your home along with few information such as....
...SSID (which is what you set your network to be -- i.e. "the jones" or "linksys" or "summer home" or "my connection" etc etc) ...SECURITY (this is the password you set up your network with) ...SIGNAL STRENGHT (usually your network will be the strongest among your neighbors since you are closer to your router)
7) highlight your network and press x . (you should know what it is) selecting on the other network probably wont do you any good since it'll probably be all locked with password and such. yours should also be locked and have password on it too.
8) SSID which means service set identifier basically mean the name of your network. if your home network is set up with security and password your home network will not show up under SSID (this is one of the things you need to know about your home network. if you don't know ask the person who set up your home network)
9) on WLAN SECURITY SETTING page (this is another thing you should know about your home network or ask the person who set it up) -- most people i deal with have a WPA-PSK / WPA2-PSK security password. Yours may be different so choose the one that you used.
10) WPA KEY - which basically means password. input the password you used to set up your home network (this is another thing you should know about your home network or ask the person who set it up)
**it'll give you "checking network configuration"
11) if you input all the correct info you should get the "setting list" screen
12) press "X" to save the setting
13) do the connection test and if all things were entered correctly you should have success.

all this seems complicated just reading but if you follow it step by step its easy. you just need to know the name of your home network, the home network setting, and the password of your home network.

on the other hand if you are setting up a wired connection it makes it a whole lot simpler. you don't need to know your network name, security key, and password.

make sure you have the ethernet cable plugged in to your ps3 and to your modem or router

1) go to Settings
2) Network Settings
3) Internet Connection Setting. confirm on "O.K."
4) easy *it may or may not give you a message reading "checking network configuration"
5) wired
6) auto-detect
7) automatic -- for the IP address setting
8) do not set
8) automatic -- DNS setting
9) automatic -- MTU
10) do not set -- PROXY SERVER
11) ENABLE -- UPNP
save connection setting
test connection

if your home network is set up and u got the ps3 connected it should work

Sep 01, 2011 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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I need help setting up internet connection


Let's get you connected!


Power on your Wii console and press the A Button on the Wii Remote to reach the Wii main menu. Use the Wii Remote to select the "Wii" button. Now, select "Wii Settings" to access the "Wii System Settings" menu.Using the arrow on the right side of the screen, scroll to page two and select "Internet." Select "Connection 1: None"(Don't see "None" in Connection 1? Click the Connection 1 button, then choose "Clear Settings.") Click on "Wireless Connection" and then "Search for an Access Point."(Are you using a wired Internet connection to your Wii console Select "OK" and the Wii will display all the wireless networks it finds.Select the wireless network that is yours. (If you're not sure which is yours, or you don't see any wireless networks, Asked to enter a security key? If you are prompted to "Enter the Password or Key," then the wireless network you are trying to connect to has wireless security turned on. You will need to type in your security key or password and select "OK."Select "OK," "Save Settings," and then "Yes."
The Wii console will run a connection test with your wireless network when the test is completed. You should see the following screen:OR Go to this link http://www.nintendo.com/consumer/systems/wii/en_na/getOnline/index.jsp

Aug 14, 2011 | Nintendo Wii Console

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Connecting to a "2WIRE" wifi connection. Says the


Hi,

I understand that you are having trouble connecting your Nintendo DS wirelessly to your 2Wire router. The solution is simple, your Nintendo DS only supports WEP (Wireless Encription Passkey) security. It is highly possible that your 2Wire router's wireless security is set to WPA. That means you will need to reconfigure your router so that it will be utilizing WEP as a security for your wireless connection. To be able to do this, you need a couple of information from the one who setup your router. 1. User name of your router 2. Password or your router.

Once you have gotten this information, you will need to access your router configuration page through one of the computers that is linked to your 2Wire router by typing http://gateway.2wire.net on the address bar of your browser.

It will be asking you for the username and password. If nobody had setup or changes the username and password of the router, use this default username and password of a 2Wire router. Username: (none) Password: Wireless or Username: 2Wire and Password: (none). Try any of the two. If it does not work, try admin and the word password for the password or any other combinations of the two.

Once you have entered the router's configuration page click the Home Network Tab and then click on Wireless Settings. You will see there a portion that says Wireless security. In that area, you will see a drop down where you can choose what kind of wireless security you want on your system. As I have said, the Nintedo DS does not support any other wireless security setting but WEP. That means you will need to change the drop down to WEP. That also means after changing this, you will need to reconfigure your other wireless devices (like your laptop) to use WEP as well.


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What is the password for WEP wireless ?


Password for wep wireless are set by the owner of the router. So if you want to connect to a wireless network with WEP Password, you will need to ask the owner for the password. Hacking to Someonce's router is illegal. So i suggest you do it in the right way. Ask the owner if he/she can share you the WEP password of the wireless connection.

Or you can also look for free wifi zone in your area that doesn't require any password to connect to the wireless network.

Hope my solution Helps. Thank you for using Fixya! Have a Great Day!

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I NEED THE Home Wireless AR SECURITY CODE TO HAVE INTERNET IN MY WII


You will need to login to your wireless router to get the wireless password. You will need to know the username and password to the router in order to access this information. You will need to talk to the person who setup the router for the information. The router website will vary depending on the brand of the router. If you do not know the router username and password. You will want to contact the router manufacture for assistance acquiring that information.

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Wont hook up to a connection for internet i have wireless asking for a password from belalliant


When hooking your wii up to the internet make sure you are connecting to your wireless network that you have set up at home. Make sure you have the correct password that is set up from your router setup. The password is not usually the same password you use to connect to your router via 192.168.1.1 but a different password you set up from within your router settings. You may need to refer to your routers user manual to set this up.

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Trying to hook up wireless internet.Have tried with or wireless netgear support and could not help us.


To set up wireless internet, you must navigate to the settings tab, then go down to the bottom of the settings list, and click on "Network Settings". After that, another menu should show up, click on "Internet Connection Settings". You should get some sort of prompt, hit "ok" or "Yes".

It will then ask you for a "setting method", this will determine how many options you can change. Press "Easy" (Unless you need to give the Ps3 advanced information, but in most cases Easy is sufficient). Select wireless. Then, select "Scan". This will scan for all available wireless networks. Once you find your network, go to it with the D-Pad, and press X. "SSID" should show up on the screen, simply press the right arrow on the D-pad. It may ask you for a security setting, chose the password encryption that is set on your router (WEP, WPA,none,etc). Then enter your password on the next screen.

After that, you can skip the next few screens by pressing the right arrow on the D-Pad until you get to the last setup screen, a "Testing" screen. Press X at that screen, and it will test your network, and hopefully connect you to the internet.

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

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Get stuck changing net settings, ie ssid...


if your home is set up with wireless modem or router and your computers are connected wirelessly its pretty simple to set up. more likely you or someone who set it up probably set it up securely meaning with security key and password. So you do have to know few things about your home network. like what is the name of your home network (SSID). the security setting of your home network. and finally the password of your network. if you don't know these things about your home network you will not be able to get connected wirelessly. but if you do have these info on hand read along....

JUST MAKE SURE YOU DO HAVE A WIRELESS HOME NETWORK... it definitely wont work if you don't have a wireless setup and u are trying to connect wirelessly. people overlook this no brainer.

1) go to Settings
2) Network Settings
3) Internet Connection Setting. confirm on "O.K."
4) easy *it may or may not give you a message reading "checking network configuration2_bing.gif"
5) wireless

from this point on you need to know few things about your network.....

6) scan -- once scanned it'll give you other wirelss access point for you home network and some other near your home along with few information such as SSID (which is what you set your network to be -- i.e. "the jones" or "linksys" or "summer home" or "my connection" etc etc) SECURITY (this is the password you set up your network with) SIGNAL STRENGHT (usually your network will be the strongest among your neighbors since you are closer to your router)
7) highlight your network and press x . (you should know what it is) selecting on the other network will probably not do you any good since it'll probably be all locked with password and such and so should yours be.
8) SSID which means service set identifier basically mean the name of your network. if your home network is set up with security and password your home network will not show up under SSID (this is one of the things you need to know about your home network. if you don't know ask the person who set up your home network)
9) on WLAN SECURITY SETTING2_bing.gif page (this is another thing you should know about your home network or ask the person who set it up) -- most people i deal with have a WPA-PSK / WPA2-PSK security password yours may be different so choose the one that you used.
10) WPA KEY - which basically means password. input the password you used to set up your home network (this is another thing you should know about your home network or ask the person who set it up)
**it'll give you "checking network configuration"
11) if you input all the correct info you should get the "setting list" screen
12) press "X" to save the setting
13) do the connection test and if all things were entered correctly you should have success.

all this seems complicated just reading but if you follow it step by step its easy. you just need to know the name of your home network, the home network security setting, and the password of your home network.

on the other hand if you are setting up a wired connection it makes it a whole lot simpler. you don't need to know your network name, security key, and password.

make sure you have the ethernet cable plugged in to your ps3 and to your modem or router

1) go to Settings
2) Network Settings
3) Internet Connection Setting. confirm on "O.K."
4) easy *it may or may not give you a message reading "checking network configuration2_bing.gif"
5) wired
6) auto-detect
7) automatic -- for the IP address setting
8) do not set
8) automatic -- DNS setting
9) automatic -- MTU
10) do not set -- PROXY SERVER
11) ENABLE -- UPNP
save connection setting
test connection

if your home network is set up and u got the ps3 connected it should work

May 19, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Playstation 3 (PS3) Console: hi my ps3 wonk connect wirelessly keeps asking for...


if your home is set up with wireless router and your computers are connected online wirelessly read along....

JUST MAKE SURE YOU DO HAVE A WIRELESS HOME NETWORK... it definitely wont work if you don't have a wireless setup and u are trying to connect wirelessly. people overlook this no brainer.

1) go to Settings
2) Network Settings
3) Internet Connection Setting. confirm on "O.K."
4) easy *it may or may not give you a message reading "checking network configuration"
5) wireless

from this point on you need to know few things about your network.....

6) scan -- once scanned it'll give you other wirelss access point for you home network and some other near your home along with few information such as SSID (which is what you set your network to be -- i.e. "the jones" or "linksys" or "summer home" or "my connection" etc etc) SECURITY (this is the password you set up your network with) SIGNAL STRENGHT (usually your network will be the strongest among your neighbors since you are closer to your router)
7) highlight your network and press x . (you should know what it is) selecting on the other network will probably not do you any good since it'll probably be all locked with password and such and so should yours be.
8) SSID which means service set identifier basically mean the name of your network. if your home network is set up with security and password your home network will not show up under SSID (this is one of the things you need to know about your home network)
9) on WLAN SECURITY SETTING page (this is another thing you should know about your home network or ask the person who set it up) -- most people i deal with have a WPA-PSK / WPA2-PSK security password yours may be different so choose the one that you used.
10) WPA KEY - which basically means password. input the password you used to set up your home network (this is another thing you should know about your home network or ask the person who set it up)
**it'll give you "checking network configuration"
11) if you input all the correct info you should get the "setting list" screen
12) press "X" to save the setting
13) do the connection test and if all things were entered correctly you should have success.

all this seems complicated just reading but if you follow it step by step its easy. you just need to know the name of your home network, the home network security setting, and the password of your home network.

May 16, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Hello, Can you tell me how I set up my internet wireless connection please. I have tried using the step by step guide in the manual but without success. When It asks you to enter the wep code it tell me no...


are you putting in the password for the wireless internet

make sure that the password that you enter in the ps3 internet settings is the same password for the wireless router

Dec 29, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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