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Tried to hook up a hub from computer to xbox360 wont work

We have cable modem internet can not get the two to work at the same time contacted internet provider they said that they dont support the hub wandering if theres away around it or if theres another hub i could try

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Hub? Use a router. I have mine hooked up through a older D-link wifi-G router and it works fine. A router also works as a hardware firewall so no one can hack into your network. And they are cheap to pick up used! Don't forget to lock your wireless network on it or turn it off to keep it secure. Hope that helped.

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