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laptop as wifi amplifier for PS3?

Discussion in 'Networking' started by BreakingPoint, Oct 28, 2011.

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  1. BreakingPoint

    BreakingPoint Thread Starter

    Sep 5, 2011
    I'm having trouble connecting my PS3 to the internet. I'm too far away from my wifi router and can't get a good signal strength. I do have an ethernet cable from my pc, but apparently it only works in my pc and not on my PS3. It keeps saying: no ethernet cable connected. I've searched fora, but apparently this can be caused by a lot of things, and I dont really find a solution :s. The problem is, it has worked before, and now it doesn't. Also, ethernet on my ps3 works perfectly at my buddy's house.

    I have a linksys wrt54g version 7. I installed the router myself, but if my wired connection to my pc works, and the wireless connection works for the laptop, there shouldn't be any problem I guess?

    Perhaps, could the laptop -which is on the router's wifi and which is halfway in between my router and my PS3 in distance- act as a wifi amplifier to my PS3? That way, the ps3 could pick up the signal from the laptop, instead of all the way from the router?

    Any help is appreciated :)
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