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Make sure the ethernet cord is connected from the xbox as well as the router, you need an active internet connection. if you have tryed both of these test your connection and remember what it said and make a further post.

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Xbox live servers have been interupted


You will need to log into your router and forward ports. To solve the connection issue.

Xbox LIVE requires the following ports to be open:
  • TCP 80
  • UDP 88
  • UDP 3074
  • TCP 3074
  • UDP 53
  • TCP 53
More reading here: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/908874

Mar 30, 2010 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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How to set up Xbox Live on 360



    1. Have a subscription of Xbox live, it can be from 8 dollars to 50 dollars, this is required to play live with anyone.
    2. If your Xbox is not located near a router or modem, you would have to buy a wireless network adapter but it can be quite costly($89)
    3. If your Xbox is close to the router or modem, all you have to do is plug an ethernet cable in the modem/router, and the other side on the back of your Xbox or Xbox 360.
    4. Turn on the system and on the dashboard, try to create a Xbox Live account.
    5. There are 2 types of LIVE accounts. One is called SILVER which lets you download demos, chat with friends, download arcade games, download movies and Tv Shows but no muiltiplayer, the other one is called GOLD, which lets you have all the features of SILVER but also lets you play with other people around the world, read step 1 for price.

on Apr 24, 2010 | Video Game Consoles

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Connecting xp to xbox 360 for internet. now it tells me nhat i have a strict nat setting dont know how to change.


There should be an option for AUTO settings. Make sure that is selected and it should fix your problem. If not, post here again and I'll help further.

Sep 22, 2009 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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Will not connect to xbox live threw computer and cable is good to router


I had the same problem, if you have wireless in your house then buy a wireless connector from a local GAME, if you have a wireless router and an ethernet cable all you have to do is plug one end into the xbox and the other into one of the LAN ports on your router, when this happens you should be able to connect to Xbox Live, this means theres always a wire running but it wouldnt cost much to pin it against walls or under floorboards or whatever, hope this helps!

May 31, 2009 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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I need to open my NAT type for xbox live


You can contact NETGEAR support to help you open the NAT settings. ( they know how to do it )

Note:
The simplest way and most efficient way to connect to xbox live is using DIRECT MODEM CONNECTION

For compatible list of devices and internet service provider, please check the website ( www.xbox.com )

Apr 14, 2009 | Microsoft Video Game Consoles

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Cant have private chat or play games with friends


This should solve your problem

For most devices that use NAT, port forwarding is not required to connect to Xbox Live. This is especially true if you use an Xbox Live certified device. Sometimes, you may have to configure port settings on a non Xbox Live certified router or gateway.

If there is a firewall device between the Xbox console and the network device, you may have to configure the firewall to enable communication on specific network ports. If the NAT status in the Network Status area of the Dashboard is "moderate" or "strict," you may have to configure port settings.

The following ports must be available for Xbox Live to operate correctly:
� UDP 88
� UDP 3074
� TCP 3074

To open the ports on your router see this handy website here,

http://www.portforward.com/english/routers/port_forwarding/routerindex.htm

which gives you a step by step guide.

Before opening the ports you must give your Xbox 360 a static IP address (manual) be sure to use an IP address that no other item on your network is using and is fairly high up in your range, for example if your router's address is 192.168.0.1 then you should use something like 192.168.10 for your Xbox 360.

You can also enable DMZ (Demilitarized Zone) on your router, which will open up all the ports to your Xbox 360, however NEVER use this on a PC's IP, see your router's manual on how to do this.

Once the correct ports are open for your Xbox 360, then your NAT should say open.

Nov 26, 2008 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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Xbox live is not working it keeps coming up with 'you need an active connection to play online or system link matches' but my connection is fi and none of my friends can play as well?


Suggestion: <b>MTU Error</b>

This issue occurs if your router or the gateway is incompatible with Xbox Live, or if your router or the gateway has an incorrect MTU setting. Note: Xbox Live requires a minimum MTU setting of 1364. We recommend that you try out the steps shown below.

Things to try:
1. Ensure that you have properly setup your connection to Live by using the Connectivity Wizard http://www.xbox.com/en-US/support/connecttolive/xbox360/connectionmethods/webconnectivitywizard.htm
2. Visit the following Web site to determine whether you have the correct firmware version that has been certified as compatible: http://www.xbox.com/en-US/live/connect/routerlanding.htm
3. See the router or gateway instruction manual for information about how to change the MTU setting to 1364, to do this, or to determine whether your router supports this feature, see the router support documentation or contact support for your router device.
4. If you share a connection with a router and a modem, try a direct connection without the router.

For additional information on this topic refer to the following KB article: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/908882/

Sep 30, 2008 | Video Game Consoles

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Why isnt my xbox connecting? i plugged the cble into the rouder and then put the other cable into the xbox and its not letting me connect.


To make a router connection to Xbox Live:
  1. Before you connect any cables, turn off your router, modem, PC, and Xbox 360 console. (Unplug your modem from its power source to turn it off.)
  2. Connect one end of an Ethernet cable to the Ethernet port on your modem and the other end to the Ethernet input port on the back of your router.
  3. With another Ethernet cable, connect one end to one of the router's Ethernet output ports. Connect the other end to your PC's Ethernet port.
  4. With the third Ethernet cable, connect one end to another of the router's Ethernet output ports. Connect the other end to the Ethernet port on the back of the Xbox 360 console.
  5. Turn on your modem, then your router, then your PC.
  6. Make sure your PC can access the Internet. If not, you may need to configure the router for Internet access. For help configuring the router using your PC, check the instructions that came with the router.
  7. Turn on your Xbox 360 console with no disc in the disc tray.
  8. If you've already used your Xbox 360 system for offline play, the Xbox Dashboard will open to the Xbox Live area. Select the Xbox Live banner. When you see the Xbox Live Marketplace you'll know you're connected to Xbox Live.

Jul 02, 2008 | Video Game Consoles

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Call of duty 4 xbox live


Yes you can play 4 players on it. There might be a problem with your router.

Feb 20, 2008 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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Network problems


it should work but it wont if you havent got xbox live

Jan 22, 2008 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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