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Networking Any idea if I can share my internet connection on the ps3 via the rj-45?  The ps3 is connected to my network via wifi, but I'd like to use the rj-45 to to supply networking to my dvr.

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Well, I would guess that if you are hooked up now, then you have a wireless router. If this is the case then you should have rj-45 (ethernet) ports on the back of it also for lan hook-up also. Must come with atleast 4 LAN ports, 1 WLAN port (for the incoming internet signal from your cable/dsl modem), so if you use a reg. ethernnet cord, then yes you should be fine hooking your ps3 to your network(via ethernet cable to your wireless router from the ps3).
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