How to Connect Playstation 2 to the Internet


The playstation-2 or PS-2 gives a new dimension in gaming industry. Instead of playing the game by our own we can play with our friends and relatives. For this purpose we need an internet broadband connection. In case we are using older version of playstation-2, which is huge in size, we need a network adapter. The new version of playstation-2 is slim in its size and it has an in-build network adapter. This article gives the steps towards connecting the playstation-2 with the internet.

There are three ways of connecting the Playstation-2 with the internet.

The first step is to directly connect the playstation-2 with the broadband internet. For this we must first turn off the modem and then the Playstation-2.

  • We must connect the modem and then the playstation-2 through the ethernet cable. The playstation-2 must be connected through the network adapter.
  • Now we must switch on the broadband internet modem and then the playstation-2. We have to load the network access disc inside the playstation-2.
  • We must then configure the net connections. For doing so we must follow the instructions for installation of set up.

The next method in connecting the playstaion-2 with the internet is through the router connection. For this purpose we are in need of the computer along with the modem and then the playstation-2.

  • We must first turn on the devices one by one. The broadband router of both the modem and the network adapterof playstation-2 are to be connected by means of Ethernet cable which is a straight-through.
  • We must now join the computer and the broadband modem with the second Ethernet cable which is also a straight-through.
  • We must first switch on the broadband router, then we must turn on the computer.
  • We must check whether the personal computer is able to establish internet connection successfully. After these steps we must switch on the plasystaion-2.
  • The next step is that we have to load the network access disc inside the playstation-2.
  • We must then configure the net connections. For doing so we must follow the instructions for installation of set up.

The third method is establishing a shared connection of internet between the playstaion-2 and computer.

  • For this we must first turn off the playstaion-2, modem and the personal computer.
  • Then we must connect the Ethernet cable which crossover with the Ethernet port in the computer and the with the Ethernet port in the playstation-2 through the network adapter.
  • The next step is to connect the Ethernet cable which is straight-through with the Ethernet port inĀ  the broadband modem or the router and the Ethernet port in the computer.
  • We must first switch on the modem and then switch on the personal computer.
  • We must click on the control panel in the computer and then go to the network and internet connections. We have to introduce a shared connection within the windows. For this step we need the windows OS installation CD.
  • After this we have to switch on the playstaion-2 and then we have to load the network access disc inside the playstation-2. We must then configure the net connections. For doing so we must follow the instructions for installation of set up.
  • After this process we must create an ID to start playing games in the internet. So by connecting the playstation-2 with the internet we can easily play games along with our friends and relatives.

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About the Author: Justin Belden is a freelance web & graphic designer with over 15 years' experience. He is also an Avid member of the Design/Development community and a Serial Blogger who loves to help people by sharing interesting and informative tips and trick related to computer and technology.

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