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Changed from broadband to wireless router and cannot get live to connect.

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Make sure that the setting on your router allows other hardware to connect to it. it may be blocked. (for example so ur neighbour cant run off your internet) also check that ur (xbox im assuming?) has the correct accesories to connect aswell.

Posted on Sep 14, 2008

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