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Ps3 online i have msn dial up internet on my computer. how would i be able to play ps3 online or internet. what would i have to buy or have to be able to if i was able to with that internet connection, either wireless or wired? thanks

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Dial up is NOT recommended. I honestly do not think it would even work. DSL and broadband work great. If you get DSL or broadband you would need your original ethernet cord and hook up the PS3 from your router. If you go wireless then you would need a wireless router.
I hope this helps. Good luck.

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How would i use dial up connection to connect my playstation 3 to internet?


Why would you want to? Dial up is so terribly slow for just Internet browsing; I imagine for playing games online it'd be even worse (if it even lets you connect with such a slow connection).

That being said, you obviously can't direct connect dial up to the PS3. There isn't a port for that. Instead you'll have to do a work around involving a PC/laptop with a dial-up modem/port and an Ethernet port on it. You'll also need and Ethernet cable.

Basically the plan is to connect to dial up using your laptop/PC, then share the connection on it from the dial-up port to the Ethernet port. The PS3 would then connect to the Internet through your computer. Not ideal, but then again having only dial up isn't an ideal situation to begin with.

Here's some specific guides on the matter:
http://www.instructables.com/id/PS3-On-Dialup/
http://www.ehow.com/how_6515109_play-ps3-online-broadband.html

Here's some generic guides on ICS (Internet connection sharing) on Windows:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/306126
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-vista/Using-ICS-Internet-Connection-Sharing

Here's a link for sharing Internet connections on a Mac (if Mac's even have a dial-up port, I honestly don't know how old you'd have to go to get one with it):
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?path=Mac/10.5/en/8156.html

Best of luck!

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I cannot play online in skate 3 wat do i do?


if u have a ps3, you have to buy a internet thingy. if u have a xbox360, then you have to pay like $30 per month for online. can u play online on an other games you have?

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Ps3 internet Options With Dial Up


too bad .... satelite internet won't work on online

Apr 13, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Have USB verizon modem connected to Belkin router. Works fine for 2 computers on general internet surfing. I keep getting bumped off when I try to play PS3 online. Are my speeds to slow at 60 to 80 kbps or...


your thumb drive dosnt have suficant power to keep the ps3 online. i suggest getting a land line if you wanting to play online. thumb drives just arent sufficant enougant to give out that much internet to a ps3. even witha router

Jan 13, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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While playing online the internet connection to the ps3 disconnects after 10 minutes can you help cheers morris


probably because ur connection is dial up and u get calls or ur modem isnt working to much good luck!!

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Game keeps freezing when you go online or play a game


firts of all what kind of internet do you have if you have dsl the problem is that it is real late and the later it gets the slower the internet
if you have dial up it the internet

Dec 06, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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I cant play online without the modem being by my ps3?


Yes, using a longer ethernet cord will work, but the PS3 has a bult-in WiFi card that can connect to any wireless router (you can buy a wireless router from a computer store like BestBuy).

If you are going to buy a wireless router, see if a wireless G-mimo or wireless N with signal boost is within your budget. Try looking through the network settings to see if you can connect through the wireless router.

Or just get a longer ethernet cord and run it directly to the PS3 from the router. Ethernet cords are the most reliable connection, granted you are on a good internet connection, they won't get interference from things like mobile phones, cordless phones, microwaves, TV's etc.

I have both the PS3 and Xbox 360 and the only thing I like better about the PS3 is the free online game play and Blue-Ray. Other than that, they're even. Good luck and have fun online! If you find me (wraith0127) say hi! Don't forget to rate. Thank you!

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Trying to upgrade my ps3, with dial-up.


to do this you would need to enable your pc with ICS (Internet connection sharing) and connect an ethernet cable from your pc to ps3. You will need windows xp or vista to do this.

A tutorial can be found here http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314066

Should you need either a network card for your pc or ethernet cable these can be cheaply found on ebay.

However your PS3's connection to the internet will be dreadfully slow and will most likley have extremely bad lag when playing online.

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Downloads


That sort of thing is not (currently) support by the PS3. In the future though, who knows?

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