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Vista laptop dosent connect to xbox media exdender/media center

Laptop is wireless through belkin router to modem. xbox360 is wired to router. cant get media center to set up for xbox. running vista with media center installed

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  • rangerext05 May 11, 2010

    In the vista network and sharing center do you have network discovery, file sharing, and media sharing on. Is password protection off? What antivirus/antispyware are you running?

  • Richard Eisenstein May 11, 2010

    Did you set up an IP address for the Xbox? Can you ping it from the laptop?

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U either need both need to be hooked up the same way try putting your laptop to connect trough ethernet cabel

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