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Connecting to xbox live

I have gotten xboxlive before, but now it wont let me get it, when i go to the test connection screen, it says DNS failed, so i look on my computer to find the DNS code,i find it and put it in my xbox 360, but my connection still fails,i have unplugged everything in the modem, and left it alone for a while, i come back, plug everything back in, and it still wont work. How can i make it work?

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  • prtyflyguy Oct 02, 2008

    i need help

  • Anonymous Oct 03, 2008

    same

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Try this Dns Address

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