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Wireless security to xbox

I set the wep code in my basestation, but I cannot figure out how to setup the xbox. I called xbox support and they said since it was not an xbox adapter, they didn't know how to help. On my xbox settings the adapter shows up as a wired network, but it is actually wireless.

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Assuming you mean xbox360, there should be a seperate menu for wireless connections in the network settings, as when it finds the signal it then asks for the keycode security number, but as far as i know the old xbox doesnt support wireless.

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On your XBOX, go to System, then Network Settings, then select "Edit Settings".

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The light stays red, won't connect.

If the light on adapter is red it means that it cannot establish a wireless connection.

We need to get the wireless settings on the Belkin router and match those settings to your xbox adapter.

Use a computer to access the setup page of the belkin router. In a web browser's address bar type:

It will prompt you to enter your router password. By default, just leave the password blank.

Once you are on the setup page, go to the wireless tab. Take note of the SSID, Broadcast SSID should be enabled.

Then Under Wireless go to Security. Take note of the Security Mode (WPA or WEP), Passphrase or WEP key.

Now, on your XBOX, go to System -> Network Settings -> Edit Settings."

Select the SSID. Select Infrastructure for the Network mode. Select the security type if WPA or WEP and enter the Passphrase or WEP key.

Save the settings then select Test Xbox Live Connection.

I hope this works! Please take a moment to leave a comment if you find this solution helpful. Your feedback is important and very much appreciated. Good luck!

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The length of a WEP key depends on the type of WEP security (called "encryption") utilized:
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I bet this helps!

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