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Xbox live Whats the best way 2 get xbox live through an xbox wireless adaptor

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  • Shaftymorgan May 11, 2010

    What do you mean?
    Do you mean which is better, using the wireless or using ethernet?

    because other than than that all you would have to do is connect it to your router


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Youd need a wireless router if you want to play threw a wireless adaptor

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I cant use xbox live without plugging into router which im unable to do. Is there another solution


You can do it wirelessly. You need a wireless router and if you have an older model Xbox(The newer models have the wireless adaptor built in) you need to by the wireless adaptor. Found a Liknsys Cisco wireless N-300 router refurbished on Tiger Direct for under $30. I bought one there excellent same one at Walmart between $60 and $90. The Adaptor for the 360 is $79.99 to $99.99 and you can get those online or at Walmart and Gamestop.

Dec 24, 2010 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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How to set up the Xbox 360 Wireless N Networking Adapter


Overview

If you connected to Xbox LIVE after October 28, 2009, a software update was installed on your Xbox 360 console to support the Xbox 360 Wireless N Networking Adapter. If the update was installed on your console, all you need to do is to configure the wireless settings. To learn how to do this, please see the following article:
908877 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/908877/ ) How to configure wireless settings on your Xbox 360 console
If you have not connected to Xbox LIVE since October 28, 2009, you will need to use the installation disc included with your Xbox 360 Wireless N Networking Adaptor to install software on your Xbox 360 console.

To install the software for a Wireless N Networking Adapter

1. If an Xbox 360 Wireless N Networking Adapter is plugged in to your console, unplug it.

2. Insert the installation disc included with the Xbox 360 Wireless N Networking Adaptor into your Xbox 360 console.

3. Turn off the console.

4. Turn the console back on.

The software update should start automatically. If the update does not start automatically, the software might already be installed.

Note If you receive a mixed media error message, please see the section titled "Mixed media error message" below.
5. When you are prompted to install the software, select Yes, update now.

6. If a network cable is plugged in to the back of your console, unplug it.

7. Once the installation is complete, plug the Xbox 360 Wireless N Networking Adaptor into the USB port on the back of your console.

For information about attaching and configuring your wireless adapter, please see the following article: 908877 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/908877/ ) How to configure wireless settings on your Xbox 360 console

8. Remove the installation disc from the disc drive.

9. Turn off your console, and then turn it on again.

Mixed media error message

If you receive a mixed media error message, auto-play might be turned off. Here’s how to turn it on:

1. On your console, go to My Xbox, and then select System Settings.

2. Select Console Settings.

3. Select Auto-Play.

4. Select Enable.5. Repeat the steps for installing the wireless adapter (above).
Next step:

For information about how to configure the wireless settings on your console, please see the following article: 908877 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/908877/ ) How to configure wireless settings on your Xbox 360 consoleDo not try to repair the wireless networking adapter.

Do not take your Xbox 360 console or accessories to a retailer for repair or service unless an Xbox support agent instructs you to do this.

Do not try to disassemble, service, or modify the Xbox 360 console, the power supply, or any accessories. If you do this, you might put yourself at risk of serious injury or death from electric shock or fire. For your own safety, such actions will void your warranty.

on Mar 04, 2010 | Video Game Consoles

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Do I have to use a xbox adaptor to use xbox live.


no you can also link the yellow cable you got in the box into the modem of your internet and play like that

Dec 28, 2009 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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2 xboxs in household only 1 can go online at once


You can contact Xbox regarding that as they have a certain restriction with connecting 2 XBOXs to XBOX live at the same time.

Apr 11, 2009 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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Internet


First you need an internet connection, wireless or network cable.
For wireless:
You need the XBox 360 wireless adaptor.
Follow instructions to plug it in, then turn on console.
Go to the Dashboard.
Go to Console Settings.
Then Network Settings.
Then Search for a Network.
When you find your network, select it.
If you have a network code, such as WEP, enter it when prompted.
Now, whenever you turn on your XBox and have the wireless adaptor plugged in, it will automatically connect to your network.

For cable:
Plug in the cable to your console at the back.
Then follow above steps if it doesn't automatically connect you.

To play with mates, you need to purchase an XBox Live Gold Membership.
To do this, you must create an account after connecting to the internet.
To create an account:
Dashboard
Create Account
It will ask you to set up XBox Live and to pick a name.
Pick your name and connect it with a Windows Live account such as hotmail.
Follow steps to input information.
Payment can be automatic to a credit card number or, you can purchase XBox Live Membership Cards at most electronic stores, and input the codes.
You get one month free trial just for signing up.

Now to play:
Find out your friends' gamer tags or XBox Live name just as you made yours.
Push the XBox Guide button in the middle of your controller.
Select Friends.
At the top, add friends.
Input their gamer tag.
When they accept your invite/request, you can invite them to chats and games.

Pick your game, follow the instructions to play a multi-player game over XBox Live with your friends.
Have fun.

Dec 28, 2008 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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Microsoft wireless adapter


Do you have a Router Already? If not you need one. If you already have one. Then just text X-Box live connection sttings, and you should be all set to go. Hope this helped.

Jul 13, 2008 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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Xbox 360


Either use an ethernet cable to plug your router into your xbox or if you have wireless you need to buy a wireless adaptor (about £60), plug it in to the back of your xbox, type in the security code and you're in :)

May 31, 2008 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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Wireless xbox connection


Make sure you have the X-Box Adapter on the same channel as the wireless access point...If your WAP is not broadcasting the SSID then you will have to manually put it in...

Dec 31, 2007 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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