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It just wont work

Ive installed it and everything, it says its getting a signal but when i plug it into my xbox the xbox says there is no connection i have quest wireless internet

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Re: It just wont work

Check on the X Box website to see if your router and firmware is supported.

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Step 2:Open Router Setup by typing on the address bar of internet explorer

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Step 5:Disable it and click apply changes

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