Question about Microsoft Xbox 360 Elite Console

1 Answer

Xbox elite ip adress failure

I can take my regular xbox 360 ethernet out, plug it into the elite and the ip adress will fail everytime. i can plug it into my regular 360 and it will connect everytime, dont even have to restart anything. i dont understand this.

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

From the question above I think you are saying that when you unplug your Ethernet cable from your Internet connection out of your E-BOX and try to use it in your laptop, it doesn't work. If this is correct, then it's probably that your ISP only allows for 1x active address to be used at any one time. To overcome the problem you'll need to also power recycle your Internet modem to clear out the MAC address of the X-BOX once you've unplugged it and before you make the laptop connection. You would have to do this each time you wanted to swap between the devices.
Alternatively, get yourself a Router to sit in between the Modem and end devices and then have an additional permanent cable / 2nd physical port to use.

Posted on Oct 25, 2008

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Im trying to set up xbox live wih at&t with a ethernet cord and it says the IP adress failed but i dont know how to fix it. i have a xbox arcade


your xbox is having trouble finding and connecting with the internet. try rebooting the system or upgrade your internet connection

Sep 24, 2009 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Arcade

1 Answer

Ip adress failed


u should try ringing ur internet server and u dont connect it to ur laptop u connect it to ur modem and router and btw for some reason xbox live doesnt work for everyone it weird but no one knows why

May 09, 2009 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Elite Console

2 Answers

Failed Ip adress for xbox live


First i want to know how is your xbox 360 connected to the internet? For example ( Modem Connection?, Router Connection?, Or Wireless Connection?

Here are some steps that you need to try:

1. Turn off your cosole wait for 20 seconds and then turn it back on, then test your xbox live connection

2. Go to your network settings

3. Select restore to factory defaults and test your xbox live connection

Apr 03, 2009 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

1 Answer

Ip address failed


In order to connect your XBOX 360 to your laptop (if the laptop is connected via dial-up), you'll need a cross-over ethernet cable. It's a special type of ethernet cable, which is typically the same price as a regular ethernet cable, but it allows two devices (in your case) to communicate with each other. Then, you'll need to configure your laptop to allow incoming connections via your Control Panel -> Internet Connections preferences.

Hope this help!
Robert W.

Jan 08, 2009 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

1 Answer

Ip adress keeps failing...?


Are you sure nothing else on the network your using has the Same IP Adress. If anything does, This IP will not work.

Jan 04, 2009 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

2 Answers

My xbox 360 wont take ip anymore


go to your router. find what your ip pool is. choose an ip that is in that pool. set up your xbox's internet manually. you need the gateway, DNS, and everything (you can find this on your router online) this will give your xbox a static IP and might fix your problem

Aug 10, 2008 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Elite Console

1 Answer

Ip adress


are you connected tou your hub or pc?

Aug 02, 2008 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Elite Console

2 Answers

Ip adress


this is not a fault with the xbox 360 rather it is a problem you have with your internet connection or router. you'll have to check or possibly renew dhcp (the protocol that issues ip addresses on your router if you use one) or contact your isp about it.

Feb 10, 2008 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

1 Answer

Xbox 360 elite live


It may have trouble recieving the ip addrees from the router, but not sure what switch you are using if you have a router you should connect directly unless its a wireless switch.

Aug 29, 2007 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Elite Console

Not finding what you are looking for?
Microsoft Xbox 360 Elite Console Logo

71 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Microsoft Video Game Consoles Experts

Troy Gorman
Troy Gorman

Level 3 Expert

508 Answers

Pablo Gonzalez

Level 3 Expert

733 Answers

Jonathon summesfield

Level 2 Expert

284 Answers

Are you a Microsoft Video Game Console Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...