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I just bought wirless adaptor for my sons 360 I have a sky router which works my daughters lap top fine. can u tell me how to connect xbox to wireless system as there were no instruction with the adaptor and im not computer minded just know the basics.

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Ok, heres a list on what to do. -With the console off, connect the adapter into the console via USB and clip it to the console with the clips provided.  -Power on the console and go to network settings.  -Find the section that says "find wireless networks" -Select yours and test the xbox live connection -FOR MORE HELP CALL 1-800-4MY-XBOX

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