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My wireless XBOX 360 says ''not connected'' when I test XBOX LIVE

I have a Linksys WRT160N wireless router that I'm trying to connect with my XBOX 360 Live. The XBOX 360 says ''not connected'' when I initiate ''Test XBOX Live'' I have set up the router with my PC using the enclosed installation disc provided with the router. My PC works fine connected to the router. I use Comcast as my ISP.

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Sort of embarrassing to say, but my son did not use uppercase letters when entering the router security key in the XBOX360.

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Hi,
in this case you need to do a port forwarding,which is something like opening the specific ports on router so that xbox will communicate with internet
for that we need to know the ip address of xbox and port numbers for xbox.contact microsoft for knowing the port numbers and their range,so we can do a port forwarding on your router

Posted on Dec 29, 2008

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