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Xbox Live Can't Connect to Friends

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My Xbox live works, but for some reason I cannot play my friends online. I am working with 2 routers. The modem hooks into a Linksys router (RT31P2) internet port, which then feeds an ethernet cable from a port into the modem slot of a Belkin F5D8223 router. The Xbox comes from here. I have opened up the necessary ports for the Belkin router. Is there any way I can fix this? Thanks!

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    what about on a belkin g plus mimo 61f55b?

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Hi akemccarthy

you may need to open the ports for the linksys Router aswell
because the linksys links the belkin to the internet there using a shared connection

once youve fowarded the ports properly check to see if you have enabled the UPNP on both of the routers if they have any

heres a website showing how to port forward the ports you need opening
http://portforward.com/routers.htm

Posted on Dec 18, 2008

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