I am trying to find a way to be able to be on xbox 360 live and be able to access the internet without having to buy a wireless reciever for the 360. I have a regular small SpeedStream modem and the 2wire 2700HG-B wireless router. I plug the telephone line into the modem, hook the modem to the router via ethernet cord, plug in my xbox ethernet cord and PC ethernet cord into the router and once i turn them on i cannot acces internet at all yet my speedstream reads all green and that it has connection to ethernet and DSL. My router however reads ethernet green, wireless green, but no internet or DSL. Please if you know whats wrong help me out.
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connect any cables, turn off your router, modem, PC, and Xbox 360
console. (Unplug your modem from its power source to turn it off.)
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
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.
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.
Turn on your modem, then your router, then your PC.
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.
Turn on your Xbox 360 console and sign in with your profile.
If this is the first time you've turned on your Xbox 360 console, see Create Your Gamer Profile to get started with both the Xbox 360 system and Xbox LIVE play.
If you're unable to connect to Xbox LIVE, you can try to diagnose the problem right on your console. Go to My Xbox and open System Settings, then select Network Settings (setup XBOX using Automatic Configuration DHCP), Test Xbox LIVE Connection.
If you have an original Xbox the online capability is obsolete and will no longer be supported by Microsoft if you have an Xbox 360 you need to purchase an xbox live account either at a retail location or online through your xbox dashboard (internet and credit card required). You need to connect a network cable to the back of the xbox the other end to your router or modem to access Xbox live. They also sell a wireless network adaptor for the 360 that you can use instead of a wired connection.
reset the router the make sure ur firewall is set to low if that does not work go into ur modems settings open internet browser type192.168.1.254 and go to wireless then custom services click in the box scroll to the bottom and select xbox live then u will c another page saying select host open box selxct the bottom one then click enable and try connecting again
the only thing you need for connecting 360 to wireless is an Internet connection, an 802.11G wireless router, and a wifi adapter that connects to your 360. They have these at walmart or any gaming store. I suggest giving your 2-Wire back to ATT! NOT QUALITY. Especially for gaming. I myself prefer my box to be hard wired as lag is far less. BUT..for wifi Get a Linksys Router and XBox brand wifi adapter for 360. Also google xbox connect. Instead of paying for LIVE
Turn on your Xbox console with no game disc in the disc tray.
From the Xbox Dashboard, choose Settings, and then Network Settings.
The 12-digit number at the bottom-right corner of theNetwork Settings
screen is the MAC address of your Xbox console. Do not change your Xbox
console MAC address; just write it down so that you can use it later.
you have a direct connection from your Xbox to your modem, you'll have
to disconnect it and reconnect your PC to access the Internet.
Netopia's Modem my also act as a Router protecting your system from internet traffic! You need to check your model to insure what you have. If it is a Router you will have to Contact Netopia in regards to configuring Pin Hole on the Router to open the gaming ports on the Router.