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Linksys routers were having quite a few problems with the PS3, I know my wrt54g took a bunch of tweaking to get the ps3 online and media sharing to work, just google your router model number and ps3 network error and a guide should show up that will help.

Also have you forwarded all the ports the ps3 needs? that could be another issue.
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Alright...thanks.
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Not sure if I'm reading your chart correctly.....but you have two routers?

If so, you need to disable the DHCP server on the "new - router 2" that you installed. Also, make sure you don't have anything plugged into the WAN port on the second router, only the LAN ports. You basically want to use the second router as a "switch".

Worst case scenario, give the PS3 a static IP address outside of the range of your DHCP server. Give it a DNS of 4.2.2.2 or 208.67.222.222. Those are free, public DNS Servers.
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Hmm....I just looked around on different forums and didn't see anything that helped out.....I also didn't see a firmware download for my router on Linksys's page either.

My computer is connected to the internet fine....I know it's the router that's affecting the connection on my PS3.
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Not sure if I'm reading your chart correctly.....but you have two routers?

If so, you need to disable the DHCP server on the "new - router 2" that you installed. Also, make sure you don't have anything plugged into the WAN port on the second router, only the LAN ports. You basically want to use the second router as a "switch".

Worst case scenario, give the PS3 a static IP address outside of the range of your DHCP server. Give it a DNS of 4.2.2.2 or 208.67.222.222. Those are free, public DNS Servers.
How would I go about accessing it from my computer?
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reset the router to stock settings .
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post #17 of 26
Most linksys routers have an IP address of 192.168.1.1.

In all honesty, you'd probably be better off just returning the router and getting a 4 or 6 port switch, as that is what you really need.
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There was an 8 port switch....how would that work out though? Plug and Play?
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Also, to login to the router, by default the username is blank and the password is: admin
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post #20 of 26
Yeah, plug and play on the switch. Plug one cable into the wall jack and the ps3 and xbox into the other ports.

You MAY need to connect the one from the wall into port 1 or port 8...It depends on whether your switch supports auto sensing.

Still, the manual will tell you and it's a lot more user friendly than configuring the router.
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