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Xbox 360 wireless networking adapter solid red light

I have new sky broadband and it is a wireless router but i can't connect my xbox 360 wireless network adapter to it. It does not even find the network it just says not connected and stays solid red. I then input the ssid and net key and it still does nothing. What is the problem????

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  • seb_burv Nov 19, 2008

    i have exactly the same problem, i just got connected to sky and my wireless adaptor still has the red light i go on network settings and it says not connected.

  • Anonymous Nov 20, 2008

    just set up our sky wireless, it detects the network but it will not connect to it even agter entering the correct wpa key???

    i just don't get it?

  • dirtydanklan Dec 23, 2008

    dont know what to do

  • Anonymous Dec 25, 2008

    same problem

  • bugsy5 Dec 26, 2008

    just got microsoft wireless network adapter for xbox 360. Connected it and put settings into xbox through flashdrive. Everything on details is right, but says wireless connection not connected. Tried switching things on and off to see if they're interfering, but still nothing. I'm on a sky router, quite a new one.

  • bashleyy Dec 28, 2008

    Hey guys im having this problem too i spoke to one of the guys in the town today and he said that i had to ring sky. he also said that i you dont have the fastest conection speed available i doesnt normally work :|

    Im ringing sky tommorrow to try and find a solution to the problem

  • kool_kurt95 Mar 13, 2009

    It Wont Let Me Connect To Xbox Liver My Adapter Just Stays On Red Light N Wont Find My Router When I Search For It!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2009

    red light is always on dont know wat to do

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2009

    i have a similar problem but im using wanadoo? i just got it back from repair and it stays green. if you can try and use a wired connection so set up the connection settings

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Make sure its pluged in properly then scan for networks if it does not find any networks make sure that your ip address is set to auto then tipe in your WPA key that sould work if it doesnt send me an email to reece16cc@hotmail.co.uk and i will walk you trough the steps till you can conect and PLZ RATE SOLUTION TANKS

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Your network is a G network, and the Xbox router wont run on N internet. It costs about $75 for a G router that runs faster than the cheaply made xbox router. it can send information and receive information.

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Try to go to ur setting and make sure u got everything tested and run so it can connect to a network

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I've been doing a lot of reading and I think you have to be sure that your network is setup for WPA as WPA2 is NOT SUPPORTED with the Xbox 360 wireless network adapter :(

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You can not use the Belkin Wireless G USB Adapter for the XBox 360. You must buy a USB Wifi adapter that supports the Xbox 360. (See Microsoft's USB WiFi Network Adapter)

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