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I bought a wireless adapter for my son's X-box for him to use x-box live; however, it is not picking up my network. When I called my provider (comcast), I was told that the router is password protected. How do I unprotect it?

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You can turn it off by logging on to the router... here is how:

open start menu in windows, and find "run". in "run" you write in "cmd".

when you write cmd a black window will open and you will write inn "/ipconfig all" without the "".

scroll down to the "default gateway" and it will stand an IP. something like 10.x.x.x where the "x" is a number.

open Internet explorer/Firefox whatever you use, and write in that IP.
then you are logged on to your roter and can look around to find the password settings.

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Im trying to connect to xbox live I just bought a wireless network adapter that gose to my xbox it says that thier is a problem with my connection


There are several things to check:

Is the adapter fully connected to the Xbox and did it successfully install any software needed for the adapter.

Is the wireless network you are trying to connect to active and are other wireless devices connected to the wirless router?

Are you network settings on your xbox correct for your network? Do you have any kind of network access key or password and was it correctly added to your X box wireless network adapter settings?

Have you tried power cycling the wireless router after powering off your Xbox? If not, power off your Xbox, then power cycle your router, turn on the Xbox and attempt to connect again.
There are times when a router restart is necessary to connnect to new devices. It would not hurt to power cycle your internet provider equipment as well. Power cycle the internet modem, then the wireless router, if they are separate pieces of equipment.

If your not sure of your network settings, be sure to check with the person who set up the network so your wireless router will allow access to your Xbox.

Let me know what you have done and any other details you can give me about the problem if what I have suggested here does not provide a solution.

Brian

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Trying to connect to x box live. just bought the


Okay, to connect to Xbox Live using Wireless Internet you will need this:

One Xbox Wireless connection unit, There are two types, the black and white versions. The black one is able to pick up the most diverse signals and has a higher potential for speed so I recommend that one.
You will also need, of course, a high speed internet source (modem) and a wireless router connected to the modem. When looking for wireless routers look for ones with marks claiming to be compatible with Xbox Live or a Windows OS. Those have been tested to work with Xbox.

Before trying to set up your Xbox Live, make sure your Router is set up with your computer, and set to be used as a wireless router. That's another tip all together but just follow your installation CD.

Okay so here we go!

First, Connect the wireless networking adapter to the back of your Xbox.
If you have a network cable plugged into your xbox, unplug it. Check to make sure the adapter's light is on.


Here's what the light's mean:
On the gray adapter:
No light: It's not getting enough power( try plugging it another USB slot)
Green light: It is connected to a wireless router, gateway or wireless access point.
Red light: It is not connected, and is ready for configuration.
Flashing red: There is a malfunction. (try again, if the problem persists return it for a replacement)

On the black adapter:
No light: It's not getting enough power( try plugging it another USB slot)
Green light: It is connected to a wireless router2_bing.gif, gateway or wireless access point.
Flashing green: The adapter is attempting to connect to a wireless router, gateway, or access point.
Red light: It is not connected, and is ready for configuration.
Flashing red: There is a malfunction. (try again, if the problem persists return it for a replacement)

Now the CONFIGURATION, the reason most of you are reading this:

Turn your Xbox on and go to "My Xbox"
Go to "System Settings"
Go to "Network Settings"
Go to "Configure Network"
On the basic settings tab select "Wireless mode"
Select "Scan for Networks"
Select your Wireless source.

NOTE: If your Network isn't listed you will have to manually enter it.
To do this select "Specify unlisted network"
You will need to enter your SSID
Then choose which security you used to set it up on your Computer (ie: WPA, WEP...) Then enter your security code. If there is no code then select "no security"

Your adapter should have a green light now.

Now go back to "Network Settings" and select "Test Xbox Live2_bing.gif Connection"

If it works your good to go!

If not read visit: http://support.xbox.com/support/en/us/Solutions/wizardhost.aspx?wizardid=xlcsv1

Hope this tip helps :) Tell your friends and ratings are nice. Just kidding, I just hope I helped.

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This is not recommended, better to have your own internet that way you get uninterrupted while playing instead having to rely on someone else. However, you could buy an extended antenna for your wireless network adapter to reach greater ranges and possibly, maybe, probably, but most not definitely might find someone with a open network. Everyone new is becoming more secure prone so your chances of getting a reliable connection and open connection are slime buddy.

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I just bought wirless adaptor for my sons 360 I have a sky router which works my daughters lap top fine. can u tell me how to connect xbox to wireless system as there were no instruction with the adaptor...


Ok, heres a list on what to do. -With the console off, connect the adapter into the console via USB and clip it to the console with the clips provided.  -Power on the console and go to network settings.  -Find the section that says "find wireless networks" -Select yours and test the xbox live connection -FOR MORE HELP CALL 1-800-4MY-XBOX

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I am trying to set up xbox live for my son but when i try to go live on the xbox dashboard it says that wireless network not connected but i have a wireless network running in my house and need to know how...


  1. Connect the appropriate wireless network adapter to the console. On the Xbox, a Wi-Fi adapter that connects to the Ethernet port (sometimes also called a wireless network bridge) must be used. Alternatively, the Xbox 360 is also designed to work with certain Wi-Fi game adapters that connect to a USB port.

  2. Turn on the console and navigate to the wireless settings screen. On the Xbox, the menu path is "Settings -> Network Settings -> Advanced -> Wireless -> Settings" On the Xbox 360, the menu path is "System -> Network Settings -> Edit Settings."

  3. Set the SSID (network name) on the Xbox to match that of the wireless router. If your wireless router has enabled SSID broadcast, the SSID name should appear pre-selected on the Xbox display. Otherwise, select the "Specify Unlisted Network" option and enter the SSID there.

  4. Specify "Infrastructure" as the Network Mode. (Infrastructure is the mode used by wireless routers.)

  5. Set the Security Type to match that of the wireless router. If your router uses WPA encryption and the type of adapter connected to the Xbox does not support WPA, you will need to change your router settings to use WEP encryption instead. Note that the standard Microsoft Xbox 360 Wireless Network Adapter supports WPA while the standard Microsoft Xbox Wireless Adapter (MN-740) only supports WEP.
  6. Save your settings and verify the network is functional.

    On the Xbox, the Wireless Status screen displays whether a connection has successfully been made with the wireless router, and the Connect Status screen displays whether a connection has successfully been made through the Internet to Xbox Live.

    On the Xbox 360, use the "Test Xbox Live Connection" option instead.
Tips:
  1. Even when your wireless connection between the Xbox and the router is working perfectly, you may still experience difficulty connecting to Xbox Live. These issues can be caused by the quality of your Internet connection or the firewall and Network Address Translation (NAT) settings of your wireless router. Additional troubleshooting may be required in these areas to achieve reliable Xbox Live connections.
What You Need:
  • Active Xbox Live subscription (to access services)


Source: About.com

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The microsoft wireless adapter on my Xbox360 does not connect to my wireless network


How Can I connect a network adapter from my room to downstairs about 20 yards away?
I need XBOX LIVE badly, everyone has it cmon FIXYA help me out on this.
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