Question about Microsoft Wireless Network Adapter Xbox 360 (SKWIFIX360)

2 Answers

Xbox 360 connect to xbox live with out wirelless adaptor

Hi im running vista 32 I have o2 wireless router but to get fastest speed iv had to move it out of my computer room next to bt master socket so as i used to connect my xbox via eathernet cable it is now not probable can i use my pc to supply internet access ie connect my 360 via network with the eathernet cable if so how please step by step please thanks in advance

Posted by on

2 Answers

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 20 times.

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

  • Expert
  • 86 Answers

Yes, this can be done...

go into in the Network and Sharing Centre. On the left hand side click on "Manage Network Connections"

Look for your "Local Area Connection" icon and right click on it. then select properties and then select "sharing". At the top there is an option to allow sharing...

then go to your local computer shop and but a "Cross Over" network cable and simply connect the 360 and the computer together.

Posted on Aug 13, 2009

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 20 times.

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

  • Expert
  • 60 Answers

Wel your o2 router is basically ur internet so if that does not work i reccomend you switch to broadband and buy the wireless adaptor for the xbox 360 and use that if you dont no how to set that up send me an e-mail to reece16cc@hotmail.co.uk and i will walk you through it step by step till ur up and running AND PLZ RATE THIS FOR I WILL NEED YOUR VOTE TO CONTINUE HELPING OTHERS WIT THE SAME PROBLEM YOU ARE HAVING TANKS.

Posted on Jul 18, 2009

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

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

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

2 Answers

Problem with the xbox 360 wireless network trying to connect with the internet


Hi Kev716
When you say the red light comes on, are they 3 red flashing lights?

Jan 09, 2008 | Microsoft Wireless Network Adapter Xbox...

1 Answer

Cant connect to xbox live


What you need:A high-speed Internet connection such as cable A router, gateway, or wireless access point (WAP) that is compatible with Xbox LIVE. An Xbox 360 Wireless Networking Adapter (original Xbox 360 console only) Instructions: On your console, go to My Xbox, and then select System Settings. Select Network Settings. Select the name of your wireless network. Enter your wireless network password. Select Yes if you are prompted to update your console software. When you successfully connect to Xbox LIVE, your screen will look like this:
  1. syssettings_networkconnected.jpg

Jul 25, 2011 | Microsoft Wireless Network Adapter Xbox...

1 Answer

Wireless adaptor was working fine until xbox live update, and since the update is unable to pick up our wireless netowork. Tried switching everything back on and on and re synching modem with xbox, to no...


To connect your Xbox 360 gaming console to a NETGEAR router's wireless network:
  1. Turn off your Xbox 360 and disconnect anything from the I/O port on the back of the console.
  2. Insert your Xbox 360 wireless adapter to the I/O port as instructed by the wireless adapter manual.
  3. Connect the wireless adapter cable to your Xbox 360 I/O port.
  4. Flip up the network adapter's antenna.
  5. Turn on your Xbox 360.
    • If you are using an unencrypted wireless network, your Xbox should connect to it automatically and you do not need to proceed to Step 6.
    • If you are using an encrypted wireless network click the System tab, and then click Network Settings and continue with Step 6.
  6. On the Network Settings page, select Edit Settings.
  7. On the Edit Settings page, select your wireless settings on the Basic Settings tab.
  8. On the Select Wireless Network page, select your wireless network.
  9. On the WEP Network page, type your wireless network key, and then click Done.
  10. On the Apply Settings page, click Test Xbox Live.
  11. If this is the first time you have connected your Xbox 360 to Xbox Live, you will probably be prompted to apply an update. If there are no updates, the Xbox Live Connection page shows that you're connected to Xbox Live. Press the Y button on your controller to continue.

If testing the Xbox it says DNS failed, then update your NETGEAR router firmware:
  1. From your computer, open an Internet Browser and navigate to http://kb.netgear.com to download the firmware for your router.
  2. Log in to your NETGEAR router by browsing to http://www.routerlogin.net or http://www.routerlogin.com. Enter the username (admin) and password. By default, the password is password or 1234 unless it has already been changed.
  3. Click Router Upgrade on the top left pane under Maintenance, browse for the firmware downloaded and click Upload.
  4. Wait for the router to reboot.

Dec 20, 2010 | NetGear MA101 802.11b Wireless Adapter

1 Answer

Wireless Network Adapter Xbox 360 (SKWIFIX360): My wireless adaptor on my xbox 360 won't connect t...


1) Reset the router then the xbox.
2) If it still does not work, Change the security code for your wireless on your router. Then connect using that security code on your xbox.

Apr 28, 2010 | Microsoft Network & Wireless Adapters

1 Answer

The xbox live adaptor goes red


Red means hardware failure.
If they are steady red, that means they are ready to be connected to a network (must have been knocked off the router).

In the 360 System Dboard, go to the system blade and select Network Settings, then Edit Settings, and then Wireless Mode.
Test the connection finally.

Feb 13, 2010 | Microsoft Wireless Network Adapter Xbox...

1 Answer

I want to no how i can get my laptop to put my xbox360 online


nice its really simple with windows xp im not sure about vista but what i did with windows xp is i would open the box for my networks i was connecting to the right click the local thats going into the xbox too computer and and click properties and click share internet connections and click share for all the things for local connection which is xbox to laptop and make sure it syays ur connected locally then u wanna go to the wireless connection right click and click properties and and advanced tab click share this connections with other hosts using this computer and if that works u should have xbox live for best xbox live speed u need atleast 3-4 bars if its smaller than that move ur laptop closer or u will have very slow reaction time

Feb 01, 2010 | Microsoft Wireless Network Adapter Xbox...

1 Answer

Red Light On Wireless Adaptor For Xbox Live


just do port forwarding in the router and port number of the x box OK try it

Apr 17, 2009 | Microsoft Wireless Network Adapter Xbox...

1 Answer

Cannot connct xbox 360 wireless adaptor


Your XBOX 360 adapter should automatically be assigned an address by the router's DHCP server. I think you may be having a problem with your wireless configuration. Check the wireless settings on your router to confirm that it is indeed setup for WEP. If it is setup for WEP on bothe the router and the XBOX and the key is typed in correctly on the XBOX it should work. If it still doesn't however, disable the wireless security on your router, then restart your XBOX and see if it will connect without WEP. Many devices will have problems over WEP and not connect at all. If it connects fine with no security enabled then we will know that was the problem and I would sugest changing the security to WPA.

Jan 05, 2009 | Microsoft Wireless Network Adapter Xbox...

1 Answer

I just bought wirless adaptor for my sons 360 I have a sky router which works my daughters lap top fine. can u tell me how to connect xbox to wireless system as there were no instruction with the adaptor...


Ok, heres a list on what to do. -With the console off, connect the adapter into the console via USB and clip it to the console with the clips provided.  -Power on the console and go to network settings.  -Find the section that says "find wireless networks" -Select yours and test the xbox live connection -FOR MORE HELP CALL 1-800-4MY-XBOX

Dec 30, 2008 | Microsoft Wireless Network Adapter Xbox...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Microsoft Wireless Network Adapter Xbox 360 (SKWIFIX360) Logo

86 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Microsoft Network & Wireless Adapters Experts

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18299 Answers

Lala Alonsi
Lala Alonsi

Level 2 Expert

56 Answers

CiNi

Level 2 Expert

144 Answers

Are you a Microsoft Network and Wireless Adapter Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...