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Can't pick up wireless internet through router

I am trying to pick up the wireless internet from my modem upstairs so that i can play my Xbox 360 on Xbox Live but when i test my connection it fails to find the DSN. Any help?

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  • pb658482 Jan 06, 2009

    yea figures thats so beat....you pay 250 for the system then gotta pay an extra 150 for the membership and internet just to play online......********

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You need to have the specific wireless adapter made for the Xbox 360. It runs about $100. Other wireless adapters (for some reason) will not work. I tried 6 different ones before I gave up and hard wired the Xbox 360.

Posted on Jan 03, 2009

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