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Disconnected from servers - Help please

Postby London-DTM on Thu Mar 24, 2011 09:21

Hey, i was told to sign up to this site for some help with my ethernet connection, now i don't know whether i've posted this in the right section or not so sorry if i have.

I came here for help on how to fix my problem i'm currently with o2 broadband the all rounder, my download speed varies from 9mb-14mb and upload around .700kbs-900kbs, what happens is that i will be gaming just fine with no lag no connection problems but suddenly i will disconnect from the gaming servers, but i am allowed to join straight away, it feels to me as though my connection is lost for a split second or so which is disconnecting me, i get no prompts on my ps3 saying connection lost or anything i will remain signed in, this is really frustrating because i get into a good game and then lose all my progress.

This happens on 2 of my games i play online on PS3 (Dirt 2 & Battlefield: Bad Company 2)

I asked o2 and the customer service technician referred me to this site after trying a few things.

If anyone can help please do.

Thanks in advance.
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Re: Disconnected from servers - Help please

Postby Cowardly on Thu Mar 24, 2011 12:42

Moved to the right section.

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Re: Disconnected from servers - Help please

Postby Achilles on Thu Mar 24, 2011 20:19

Does it do it to your computer too? Or just the PS3?
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Re: Disconnected from servers - Help please

Postby Gordon Frohman on Thu Mar 24, 2011 20:36

Why the FUCK would any place ask you to go here?

Anyway I'd just call my ISP if I were you.
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Re: Disconnected from servers - Help please

Postby burnfire88 on Thu Mar 24, 2011 21:16

Gordon Frohman wrote:Why the FUCK would any place ask you to go here?

Anyway I'd just call my ISP if I were you.

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Re: Disconnected from servers - Help please

Postby Paul on Thu Mar 24, 2011 21:44

He did call the ISP. They pointed him here.

Anyway like Achilles said first establish if it happens only on the PS3, or on your PC also.

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Re: Disconnected from servers - Help please

Postby London-DTM on Thu Mar 24, 2011 22:19

just ps3, i have my ps3 connected via ethernet and pc is connected up wireless.

i haven't noticed any problems with pc connection though, saying that i only use my pc for browsing.
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Re: Disconnected from servers - Help please

Postby Achilles on Fri Mar 25, 2011 03:31

If it's your PS3 only then it's most likely a hardware error.

There are a few things you could try to make sure it's not the router, first try plugging the PS3 into the modem directly and playing, if it doesn't drop then it's something to do with the PS3 connecting to the router, if it drops then it's the PS3.
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Re: Disconnected from servers - Help please

Postby Cowardly on Fri Mar 25, 2011 09:07

Im sure PS3 can attach wirelessly too, maybe try that?

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Re: Disconnected from servers - Help please

Postby Mr. Smith on Fri Mar 25, 2011 16:04

Okay here is what you do, take a hammer, smash the PS3, go to the local GAME store and buy a 360, problem solved.
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Re: Disconnected from servers - Help please

Postby London-DTM on Fri Mar 25, 2011 17:09

ill give all that a try then.

and as for getting a 360 why the fuck would i wanna get one of them? 30% of them get this red ring crap or whatever you call it
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Re: Disconnected from servers - Help please

Postby Mr. Smith on Fri Mar 25, 2011 17:24

London-DTM wrote:ill give all that a try then.

and as for getting a 360 why the fuck would i wanna get one of them? 30% of them get this red ring crap or whatever you call it

But PS3 got no game.
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Re: Disconnected from servers - Help please

Postby Achilles on Fri Mar 25, 2011 20:09

Chapstick should be here, he's a network god.
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Re: Disconnected from servers - Help please

Postby London-DTM on Fri Mar 25, 2011 21:04

i just tried to play wireless and there was a little bit of lag nothing too serious but still noticeable, id rather have it wired up though.

i also done a speedcheck on my ps3 while connected wireless it came back as around 6mb download and around 150kbs upload.
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Re: Disconnected from servers - Help please

Postby Achilles on Sat Mar 26, 2011 17:45

So it didn't drop while it was on wireless though?

Do one more thing, plug the LAN into your computer from the router to your computer and see if it drops.
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