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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

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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.

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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

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Do u need a wireless adaptor to set up xbox live??


No, a Xbox 360 Wireless Adapter is not required to access, and set up Xbox Live, but you will need an internet connection. If you are close enough to a modem or router, you can buy an Ethernet cord, and plug it in to both the modem/router, and firmly into your Xbox 360 console. You will either need the Xbox 360 Wireless Adapter, or the Ethernet cord. Ethernet cords are very cheaper, much cheaper than a Wireless Adapter, but the Wireless Adapters are much or easier to reason with. So choose wisely with money.

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How do I connect 2 or more players with the xbox controller?



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Follow these instructions:

  • Set up your Xbox Live connection by connecting your Xbox 360 to high-speed Internet. There are two options: connecting it to your network via Ethernet cable or connecting to your network via a wireless adapter. The simplest and fastest connection is connecting via Ethernet cable directly to your modem or router. If you must connect wirelessly, use the Xbox 360 wireless adapter, sold separately. See the Resources section below for connection tips.

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    Test your Xbox Live connection after connecting your Xbox 360 to your high-speed Internet. Navigate to the dashboard, select "My Xbox," choose "System Settings" then "Network Settings." Run the diagnostic test to confirm your connection works. Your Xbox 360 will offer troubleshooting tips if the test fails.

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    Create an Xbox Live gold account. Log out of all profiles then press the "Guide" button and choose "Join Xbox Live." Follow the prompts, entering your billing and personal information. You will also choose your gamertag during this process, which will serve as your online name and identity. Lastly, you will customize your profile. Your Xbox 360 will then create the account.

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    Insert your Xbox Live multiplayer game and open the game's Xbox Live multiplayer menu. Different games have different options but certain features remain the same across all multiplayer games. There is the TrueSkill ranked matchmaking system, which pits you against players of similar skill levels. There are also unranked player matches, where you can practice and hone your skills in a non-competitive atmosphere. Lastly, there is the quickmatch matchmaking system, which automatically searches for games for you, whether they are unranked or ranked.

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    Add and play with friends. Xbox Live allows users to add up to 100 friends. Add a friend by pressing the "Guide" button, navigating to the "Friends" tab, then selecting "Add Friend." Type in your friend's gamertag then press the "Start" button and choose "Send Friend Request." Your friend will need to confirm the request to complete the process. You can play multiplayer games with friends by opening your friends list and inviting them to a game lobby.

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    Communicate with friends and opponents using an Xbox 360 headset. The wired Xbox 360 plugs into your controller. Once it's plugged in, you can speak into microphone and listen to others from the ear piece.


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    Jan 21, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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    My xbox 360 says im connected to xbox live checked network setings and it says xb ox live is up and running...however when i try to play need for speed online..it says xbox live not working functionally?...


    Turn on the console and navigate to the wireless settings screen. On the Xbox, the menu path is "Settings -> Network Settings -> Advanced -> Wireless -> Settings" On the Xbox 360, the menu path is "System -> Network Settings -> Edit Settings." Set the SSID (network name) on the Xbox to match that of the wireless router. If your wireless router has enabled SSID broadcast, the SSID name should appear pre-selected on the Xbox display. Otherwise, select the "Specify Unlisted Network" option and enter the SSID there. Specify "Infrastructure" as the Network Mode. (Infrastructure is the mode used by wireless routers.) Set the Security Type to match that of the wireless router. If your router uses WPA encryption and the type of adapter connected to the Xbox does not support WPA, you will need to change your router settings to use WEP encryption instead. Note that the standard Microsoft Xbox 360 Wireless Network Adapter supports WPA while the standard Microsoft Xbox Wireless Adapter (MN-740) only supports WEP. Save your settings and verify the network is functional. On the Xbox, the Wireless Status screen displays whether a connection has successfully been made with the wireless router, and the Connect Status screen displays whether a connection has successfully been made through the Internet to Xbox Live. On the Xbox 360, use the "Test Xbox Live Connection" option instead.
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    Jan 15, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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    I cant use xbox live without plugging into router which im unable to do. Is there another solution


    You can do it wirelessly. You need a wireless router and if you have an older model Xbox(The newer models have the wireless adaptor built in) you need to by the wireless adaptor. Found a Liknsys Cisco wireless N-300 router refurbished on Tiger Direct for under $30. I bought one there excellent same one at Walmart between $60 and $90. The Adaptor for the 360 is $79.99 to $99.99 and you can get those online or at Walmart and Gamestop.

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    The easiest way to connect to Xbox Live without using your pc is to buy a
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    Cant connect to live...wireless.


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    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

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    Prolem with xbox


    well if it IS working, you wouldn't be here would you? XD
    anyways go to the wireless settings and manually add your SSID and WEP/WPA if applicable. If this doesn't work, get back to me.

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