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Im tryin 2 hook up my ps3 to this netgear router isnt connecting

My router is downstairs my game is up stairs but right underneath each the room the routers in its a netgear wgr614 wireless router in doesnt get any connection do you think you can help me. thanks

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  • tonknAlli Apr 10, 2009

    I have the same problem....Have had WG614 3odd yrs and can log onto computer upstairs but not the ps3! Seems to drop out the router while trying to connect. We also need help please.....

  • Anonymous May 11, 2010

    Nope too much obstruction between the routers. RF waves will not go thru. You'll need to another router.

  • Anonymous May 11, 2010

    Is this a new router, as in new out of the box and not setup?

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Playing Online Games Behind The Router

A router uses a combination of hardware and software to prevent unauthorized users or internet traffic from accessing your private local area network (LAN). If your game console, such as Playstation is behind the router, you will need to configure routers Port Forwarding feature in order to play online games.

Note: You will need to get the ports and service type for your games. This is usually available from the games website.

Steps how to configure router to play online games:

  1. Open a browser and type in the following URL: http://www.routerlogin.com or http://192.168.1.1 (depending on the model number of the router)
  2. Type the Username as admin and the Password as password and click OK.
  3. Click on Port Forwarding under Advanced menu.
  4. Then click on Add Custom Service
5. Under Service Name, type the name of the game.
  • Select the Service Type from the drop down menu (depending on the game).
  • Type the Starting Port and Ending Port numbers (depending on the game).
  • Type the IP address of your PlayStation in the Server IP Address box and click Apply.
  • Click on WAN Setup under ADVANCED menu.
    • Check the Disable SPI firewall box
    • Change MTU size from 1500 (which is the default) to 1300 and click Apply.
    Now the Playstation is ready to use.

    I hope this helps...

    Posted on Apr 11, 2009

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