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How to connect to the internet with a PSP

Is this thing capable of wirelessly connecting a Sony PSP to the Internet? If so, how do you find your router settings?

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  • JOSE CORDERO Apr 30, 2009

    I have a dcm-315 how can program for conect to the internet, I need help.

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To connect your modem to a wirless router. Then make sure when you set up the wireless router that you remember the settings (mainly the password) and what kind of security you set, WAP, WEP AES or TKTP. Also make sure the wirless connector is enabled on your PSP (basically a switch on top of your hand held system).

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