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Jul 27, 2011

I've recently added a desktop pc to the home's wireless network (using a D-Link DWA-125 Wireless N 150 USB adapter rev.A2) and it used to play nicely with the other devices. After switching out the router to an Actiontec V1000H my computer has begun losing most connectivity when the PS3 is turned on.

The pc still sees the network and there is a little activity there it seems. Everything runs fine when the PS3 is off and in the Wireless Network Connection Status display the speed is usually listed at 65-75 Mbps. But when the PS3 is turned on it reads 6.5 Mbps with the IPv4 connectivity bouncing between "internet" and "limited". Windows' automatic diagnosis is "Cannot communicate with DNS server".

I tried assigning static IP addresses to the pc and ps3 thinking there was a possible IP conflict with the dynamic addresses. Thinking there could be a conflict with ports I read up on port forwarding but my knowledge of networking is limited and I'm not even sure if that is the problem.

There are alot of other devices connected, 2 laptops, 2 iPod touches an iPhone the PS3 and now this old desktop clunker. I figure it's possible that the router is getting overloaded with everything and the PS3 just pushes my computer's bandwidth out the window but I would think that there would be some noticable drop in performance on the other laptops as well, which there hasn't.

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