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Signal my signal on xbox is showing connected but when i do the sttings it says wireless not connected

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There might be a problem with the DNS (domian name server)
try reseting your router and xbox then reconect

many DNS problems occour from on overused router and wireless

this used to happen to me costently but microsoft gave me the same advise ive given you

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