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Cant hook up xbox 360 to internet

Im trying to hook my new xbox 360 up to xbox live but everytime i hook it up to my linksys router and reset it the light for "link" starts blinking and my internet wont work untill i unhook it and rehook it up straight from the computer to the modem (i think thats what its called im not that smart when it comes to computers). can anyone help?

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Does this help it sounds like you are puting your cable in to the 360 and the modem you wont have a internet ligth on untill you try to connect the 360 to go live you must reset the modem

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