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Wireless adapter No matter what I do, when I test the conection from the adapter to my wireless internet it can never obtain the IP address. I have downloaded the information for the conection off of my computer into my xbox360 and it conects to the wireless modem, even gets a signal, but still can't conect to xbox live. Please help me!!.

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Re: wireless adapter

It sounds like you have an access control (allowed MAC address) list set up on your wireless router and have not added your Xbox 360's MAC address to the list.

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Hello, ive just moved house, i had my Wii conected to the internet there, but i a having issues connecting it at my new home, can you please help.

Hello there Charlotte and welcome to FixYa. You will need to find and write down your IP Address, Subnet Mask, DNS and Default Router numbers which can be done by the following below.

Windows XP Method

1- Locate the START icon on the lower left section of your screen and click it.




5- In the left panel click CHANGE ADAPTER SETTINGS.

6- Double-click your wireless network connection by clicking on LOCAL AREA CONNECTION.

7- Select the DETAILS option.

8- Scroll down until you find your IPv4 ADDRESS.

Mac OS X Method


2- Click NETWORK.

3- Under SHOW click select INTERNAL MODEM

4- Select TCP/IP

Now that you have your IP Address you will have to go to your Wii.

1- Turn on your Wii.

2- Click Wii Options in the lower left hand corner.

3- Next click the Wii Settings option.

4- Click the 2 on the lower right hand side of the screen to go to page 2 of your Wii options.

5- Click Internet.

6- Now click Internet.

7- Click Connection Settings.

8- Select the connection you wish to setup or already established.

9- Click the Change Settings button.

10- This page allows you to select the type of connection you wish to use. If your Wii was connecting in the past do not select anything on this page.

11- Click on the Right Arrow.

12- Click the Right Arrow once again.

13- When you see a screen that says Auto Obtain IP Address select No/Advanced Settings.

14- Now we are at the page that will allow you to enter the IP information that you have obtained.

15- Enter your IP Address, Subnet Mask and Default Router information into the appropriate boxes.

16- After entering your information click Confirm.

17- We are back at the Auto-Obtain Ip Address page. Click the arrow pointing right to get to the next page.

18- Click the right arrow.

19- We are now back to the Auto Obtain DNS page so next you will select No/Advanced Settings button once again.

20- Enter your DNS information into the boxes.

20- Please note if you only have one DNS number enter it into the top box and leave the second one blank.

21- Click Confirm.

22- Click the right arrow once again please.

23- You should see a Proxy Server page. You do not want to change this value so please click the right arrow again.

24- Next you will see a MTU value page. Make sure this setting is set to 0 and click the right arrow once more.

25- Click OK to start the connection test.

26- The connection test should complete and you should be connected to the internet.

If this did not work for you there is also another reason people receive your particular error code. In some instances if you have a GameCube Memory Card inserted into the Wii during power up the Wii had on rare circumstances displayed this code. You could try removing the memory card and then restarting your system.

I hope you found this information helpful and I wish you the best of luck. Thank you for using FixYa.

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