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XBOX 360 ethernet

My 360 shows cord connected, and says that the system shows connected, but it won't connect. Any ideas?

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    Number 1 - If your ethernet cord is going from a modem straight to your 360, then get your modem replaced by your ISP.
    This will probobly be free, but if your charged, it will be a small fee.

    Number 2 - If you have it going to a routerfrom a modem, then go to your 360 main screen, scroll to the far right 'System' blade, select the 4th choice 'Network Settings', and test your Xbox LIVE Connection. It will ask you to sign out. Select yes.

    Results should come up (for wired router)

    Network Adapter - Wired
    Wireless Network - (Left Blank)
    IP Address - Confirmed
    DNS - Confirmed
    MTU - Confirmed
    ICMP - Confirmed
    XBOX LIVE - Confirmed
    NAT - (either moderate, opened, or strict)

    If all those are the same, the problem has nothing to do with the xbox itself and you need a new router, or modem.

    If results come out to be
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