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Unable to connect

I use a usb broadband stick for the internet. i plug this directly into my pc. i then plug my 360 directly into my pc via an ethernet cable. it worked perfectly for almost a month, then it would not connect to "network". stating that it cannot assign an ip address, i imputed it manually but the problem still exsists, an ideas would be very helpful

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  • adamg199 Feb 09, 2009

    unfortunatly, it says that my internet connect is dial-up, even though i have checked and my internet is broadband. therefore i cannot bridge a connection


  • adamg199 Feb 11, 2009

    when i try to bridge connections it says i need "at least 2 LAN or High speed internet connections".

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You have to set up a network bridge. It's pretty easy to do.

- Highlight the connection thats online and the ethernet connection then right click and bridge.

- Wait a few minutes, attempt to get on Live and it should work.

Posted on Feb 09, 2009

  • Rafael P?nto
    Rafael P?nto Feb 10, 2009

    adam, your connection can be broadband, but do you have to dial it like on dial-up? (i'm talking about authenticated internet)

    if it is, you should see two networks, you have to bridge the ethernet one if my memory doesn't fail me...


  • Rafael P?nto
    Rafael P?nto Feb 11, 2009

    that's correct, one for the xbox and another for the modem ;)

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