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By: garrickyler12 First Son 3 posts
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UGHHHH!!!! CANT OBTAIN IP ADDRESS

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Cant obtain ip address!!! It says "the attempt to obtain an ip address timed out"! I tried resetting router, resetting default settings on ps3, rebooting ps3 and testing connections. I DONT HAVE ABILITY TO USE ETHERNET SO DONT SUGGEST IT!!!!!! Really frustarating so please help.
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Jul 8, 2012
I am trying to completely wipe my ps3 right now but please still make suggestions until i know if restoring the ps3 works!!!!
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Re: UGHHHH!!!! CANT OBTAIN IP ADDRESS

Jul 8, 2012

what type of router do you use?

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Jul 8, 2012

Sometimes it may be the network that is having issues, so if the network is down than it won't be trying to search for your Ip address.

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Jul 8, 2012

are you able to pull up a web browser on your PS3?

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Jul 8, 2012

Try inputting the IP address manually along with the DNS servers.

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Jul 8, 2012

Disable Media Server Settings in [Network Settings], this causes the router to limit or disconnect all connections connected to it.

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Oct 30, 2012

nothing works ive tried: moving ps3 closer, restoring ps3, power cycling the router, resetting the router........ WHY IS SONY SO FRICKIN HARD TO DEAL WiTH??????!!!!!!!!!!

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