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I am trying to get an internet connection with my PS3 so I can play online. I went to network settings and I set it all up manually. I go to test the connection. "Obtain IP Address" succeeded and so does Internet Connection. It then fails at PlayStationNetwork. Is there any thing I can do to fix that?

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Yep, and it likely tells you that you need to set your NAT to Type 2, right? This Guide here will show you (with text and images) what you need to do to set your NAT from Type 3 to Type 2:

http://www.pregamelobby.com/ps3-ps2-psone-discussions/5618-how-get-type-2-open-nat-your-ps3.html

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