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Cant connect to xbox live through router

I have a wireless router for my home.  My computer connects wirelessly without problem.  the xbox360 is connected directly to the router, i.e. NOT wirelessly (LAN).  The console will not find a connection if the WAN on the router is password protected.  When I test the network settings it seems to fail a different test each time.  If I leave the network unprotected then the xbox has no problem connecting to xbox live.  How can I fix this so that I can use xboxlive and still have a protected wireless network?

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Hey stchivo, not entirely sure what's happening.  It might help to know what type of router you have.  I know the new linksys routers have a new security feature by the name of SES or something of the sort.  Make sure that is disabled and that DHCP is enabled.  Also make sure a firewall on the router isn't blocking it.  It might help to have screenshots of your router settings to better evaluate what's happening. 

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My xbox360 does not want to connect to wireless connection,it's been two days now..

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