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Internet connection failed but IP address obtained.

My PS3 is telling me that it "succeeded" in obtaining my IP adress,but now its telling me that an error occured during communication with the server.This is a DNS error.(80710102).what is the problem?

My ps3 is telling me that it obtained the ip:adress but failed to connect to the internet, dns error. i also have a router linksys wrt54g, wireless connection
i have wireless internet on my laptop and when when i try to hook up the internet to my ps3 it won't get an internet connection. sometimes when it get a internet connection it's only for about ten seconds and that's it

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Please shut down power to your router, modem, and PS3.

Then restart them in the order of :

Modem, Router, PS3.

Please leave them unpowered for several minutes.

This could be the source of your problem, and resetting is the first step to fixing!

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Posted on Jul 25, 2008

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Sounds like a problem with the firmware in your router. Connect
your laptop directly to one of the four ports with a cat 5 cable. Turn of your wireless adapter and connect through the cable.
Once your web browser is open, go to the URL http://192.168.1.1/. This will take you to a pop up box which asks you to enter a user name and password. The default user name is admin and the default password is admin or password. From there You will be all the settings you can control. You are looking for the one to go on line and download the current firmware update. This will most likely solve your problem. If your router was working fine before do not tamper with any of the other options. If this does not clear up your problem you will probably need a new router. You can also try Pushing the tiny reset button on the back and running the setup disk that came with your router. If this fails you definitely need a new router.
I hope this helps you. If you need more help feel free to contact me.
George

Posted on Jul 25, 2008

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