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Connecting a tp link wireless usb adapter to xbox 360

Will this connect to xbox 360 for online gaming?

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It is not possible to use generic usb wireless adapters with the Xbox or Xbox 360 game console. By connecting a tp link wireless usb adapter to xbox  - 8246b47.jpgJohn Anderson Jun 20, 2012
The post John Anderson is correct that this would not work with a XBOX device. These are intended for and installed on computers (laptop or desktop) with which you would need to install drivers for it on. There is supported drivers that will allow the installation of this device into either a XBOX or PlayStation gaming console.
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It is not possible to use generic usb wireless adapters with the Xbox or Xbox 360 game console.

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i have used a similar adapter on windows 7 as well as on ubuntu 10.04 (linux), and it detects it upon restart without any external drivers.

try on a system with any of these to confirm that the adapter is good. this could be a hardware fault.

also, try changing the card slot as there could be a problem with the slot.

if it works fine on these, then make sure you are using the correct drivers (the ones exactly for this device and not for another similar device)

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There appears to be some interference from external sources. Check if:

  • Your router is near anything that can give any microwave radiation
  • Your router is anywhere near a freezer/refrigerator
  • Your router is near any device that gives off any interference
You might need to boost the signal in the router. Try using the device on a computer that is closer to the router and check if the fluctuations still occur. If they do you might have a faulty adapter and you may have to return/replace it.

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try to turn off your router for 1 minute then turn it on.let your router initialize then connect your desktop again..i hope it helps...

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Dear Joeri_troch This is Howard from TP-LINK Support Force. Could you please check if your desktop has recognized the wireless adapter? And can you see Wireless Network Connection icon?
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In order to do that you would have to plug this into your xbox 360, not your computer. HOWEVER, Microsoft only supports their own wireless adapter for the xbox 360 .... this one: http://www.amazon.com/Xbox-360-Wireless-Network-Adapter-Networks/dp/B000B6MLV4

I have also heard that wireless gaming can have lesser results. But if you want to do Xbox Live wireless, you will have to have a router and Microsoft's XBOX wifi adapter shown in the link above.

To connect to Xbox live, your best bet is to (if you dont have one) get a router, connect it to your Internet modem, and plug it into the xbox 360 using an ethernet cable.

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The internet stick you have would be a USB device which is not supported by Xbox 360, you can connect to Xbox 360 wirelessly or through a wired connection

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