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Online acount on ps3

So my parents are devorised, and i wanted to take my ps3 over to my dads house. And he has wire-less connection. So i tried to sign on to my account and i couldn't. I ran a test to see what was wrong and it said that everything was alright, but i still couldn't get onto my acount. Then i tried making another acount. Samr thing happend and now i can't go online. If you can help me fix it, it would be a great help. Thank you

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Is the connection with ur wireless strong enough.. it deosnt break often.. does it?

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