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Xbox live wireless connection

I bought a 360 and I have wireless internet with Netgear. I tried to plug the wireless USB plug into my xbox and I didn't get a connection. Does anyone know if it's because it's not compatiable to my system or do I need to buy the wireless network adapter for xbox?

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Re: Xbox live wireless connection

It only works with the microsoft adapter nothing else. You'll have to buy the Xbox 360 Wireless Network Adapter from microsoft and it cost around $100 bucks. It suxks that microsoft charge for this thing, it should come free with the machine

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SOURCE: Can I use a regular windows wireless network adapter with Xbox?

if you wish to have no chords running from your router to your xbox, you need the wireless networking adapter. it depends on which one you have, but search "wireless networking adapter" on bestbuy or walmart .com for the exact piece. its price varies from 80 to 100$.

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