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Connecting a PC with trendnet wireless AP to DG834G

I have a 834g wireless router which has my XBOX 360 connected to one of the ethernet ports, I have my main PC which connects via a usb wireless adapter, all work fine (except my pc wont see my xbox and wont even ping it, although both on same subnet and network range, and both connect to internet with no problems - but no streaming from PC to 360 using WMP 11 - ideas?). I have a Trendnet 410APB wireless access point which I have connected to another PC in the same room, but cant get it set up so the attached PC can get onto the wireless network through the 834G.

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  • 60ssoulboy Sep 15, 2008

    Thanks for that, will try SP3. The download for streaming PC to xbox 360 link you provided is Windows Media Player 11, already have it, sharing turned on in options etc. - it worked fine when I had PC and 360 connected via ethernet through a 4 port switch, but just can't get anything since I put in the wireless router.
    As for the trendnet, its just plugged into an old PC that has no wireless adapter of any kind, So I thought I could use the AP in either bridging or repeater mode (there are options for both in the advance setup screens of the 410APB, and I just upgraded the Netgear DG834Gv3 to the newest firware which adds options for repeater and bridged modes) , but I dont know which is the correct mode and am totally lost! I was a PC engineer for many years, have looked after large wired networks, VPN, remote access etc, and can normally work most things out, but just really seem to have hit a blind spot with wireless APs, repeaters. bridging stations etc!

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You need service pack 3 as this sees any connected media that can be accessed from the programmes menu>accesories>system tools or download programme from here to set up xbox/pc streaming.

As for the Trendnet ensure that the pc it fitted to is not set to dial a connection, open IE and then tools>internet options>connections tab and select never dial a connection or it's greyed out.

Then in the properties of your wireless adapter select the TCP/IP line>properties and tick 'obtain an ip address automatically'.

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