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Wireless Adapter the light wont come on when i put it in the 360

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  • hisonly0431 Nov 16, 2008

    the green light on my xbox 360 wireless adapter wont come on..does that mean that my adapter is broke..???or can i fix this problem?

  • Anonymous Nov 17, 2008

    the light on my adaptor does not come on !! i have plugged it in and out a few time ,is this broken?

  • Fiji warrior Nov 18, 2008

    my adapter has worked fine for month's, all of a sudden it does not turn on, xbox does not recgnise its there or anything. no lights..nothing. unplugging it and plugging it back in does nothing.

    i fear it may be broke for good and have to fork out another 50 quid. if it was the usb bit that not right, how can this be fixed?

  • Anonymous Nov 19, 2008

    mine wont work but all it shows a red light and the xbox 360 doesnt even know its there

  • staylor801 Nov 22, 2008

    Just after the new update as soon as I rebooted my wireless is not working.

  • badshot1uk Nov 22, 2008

    Worked fine before the update, now the light doesnt come on red or green?
    Whats up microsoft?

  • Anonymous Nov 24, 2008

    mines done the same no light comes on or nothing

  • fac3sh0t Nov 29, 2008

    Yeah, the 360 does not even recognize it is in there...pretty much, you're screwed unless you OPEN the adapter...anyone know how to do this?

  • Anonymous Dec 03, 2008

    i have the same problem i already tried disconnecting and reconnectiong thats the first thing i did tried pugging it in different usb slots and still nothing

  • ajel Jan 29, 2009

    No lights come on when I plug the adapter in.


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Check the USB connection. Try disconnecting the adapter cable and connecting it again.

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