Cannot connect ot xbox live my ip address test fails
Im am trying to connect to xbox live from a verison braodband access modem that i plug into the usb port into my computer and i plug my ethernet cord into my computer and the ip address test always fails
Re: cannot connect ot xbox live my ip address test fails
If you dont have a router, you can either have the xbox or the pc conneted to the internet, not both. you have to have an eithernet cord or a usb 2.0 high speed usb chord that goes directly from the xbox to the modem. you cannot go from the modem to the computer then to the xbox.
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If you are using Windows XP or below, press START, click RUN and type "cmd". If you are using Windows Vista, press START, click the search bar and type "cmd". The command prompt should appear.
Type: ipconfig /all
Search the list for your network adaptor and make a note of the MAC address.
Turn on your Xbox 360 and go to network settings. Select manual settings and enter the MAC address under the Alternative MAC address option. Retest the connection. If your computer is connected to the internet, your Xbox 360 will be too,
If you have a home network (router) try resetting it. Make sure you reset your console at the same time. You can try resetting your modem. Once you reset either give it 2 mins. to come up. Hope this works, if not contact you ISP (internet service provider).
You shouldnt have an amp, when you do this. Also, you arent supposed to plug the modem directly into the console. It is supposed to be plugged into a router, which is pluged into a computer. That was, you can configure it.
If you are behind a router.. try hooking it up directly to your cable modem or DSL modem. If that fixes the problem then you need to open ports on the router to allow the connect to get routed to your xbox.