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Laptop connection Can i connect my xbox to a laptop computer to be able to use the screen?

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Lagging on a xbox 360 with a 320gb hard drive

It is not only the memory to check when your xbox is lagging. You need to check if you are connected wirelessly for it might be interferrences issues. You need to connect via ethernet cable first to isolate wireless issue. Once connected via ethernet cable and still lagging you can check the bandwith issue. Make sure that when connected to your computer/tower, its only the xbox in use. Turn off any computer, laptop, any wireless device that might be using the internet.

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How do i join and set up xbox live from my laptop to my xbox360 console using a ethernet cable/help

1) Connect your ethernet cable to your computer and xbox
2) On your PC, Go to network connections and right click on your wireless connection
3) Click the advanced tab on top
4) Go to Internet connection sharing and check the box, click OK
5) On your xbox, Go to your network settings
6) Edit settings and set everything to automatic
7) Test Connection

You must have your PC on at all times to connect to Xbox live this way.

If this setup doesnt work.

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Can i connect to xbox live using vodafone mobile broardband usb stick

hi there,
you can't connect the usb stick to the xbox directly, but you can connect your xbox to your pc/laptop with the broadband usb stick in your pc/laptop and share the connection. while this will work, it's not going to be very fast and if you intend to play games online there will be a big lag. But it's better than nothing if that is all you have for internet connection. Anyway here's how. connect your laptop to your xbox using an ethernet cable, and have your usb dongle in your pc/laptop connected to the internet.
now depending on what os(operating system) you have on your computer, navigate to control panel>network and sharing>manage network connections.
once in here you want to enable sharing on your connection and tick the box allow other users to connect through this computers connection. then you want to select local area connection on the home network connection menu.
now you can test your xbox live connection to see if it connects to the internet, if it does happy gaming :)
If it fails, try making your connection to a public rather than private connection. If this method fails, try restarting your pc/laptop and then your xbox and go through the process again.
I know this can be tricky and alot of trial and error, but if this is all you have to connect to the internet and you really want to get online then it will be worth the effort. Hope this helps.

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What do i have to do to connect my xbox to my laptop

ok first hook up your xbox to your laptop via Ethernet cable

then go to my network connections
right click the wireless one
go to the advanced tab
check the (allow other computers to connect through this connection)

i do it all the time

laggy connection though..if your routers like 982640876 feet away

good luck to you bro :D

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I do not know how to connect xbox 360 to my vista laptop. i plugged in the Ethernet cable to both the laptop and xbox but it doesn't show the xbox 360 on the network connection after i've clicked ''manage...

Remember to thumbs up this solution if it helps, if not comment for further assistance.
Plug your xbox into the laptop with an ethernet cable
Turn on your xbox
On your laptop press start, click on network
In the blue bar across the top click network and sharing center
click on manage network connections
right click on local area connection
click properties
click sharing tab
untick top box.
Go on your my xbox page, scroll over to the right to the system settings page, network settings,test connection.
This works for me.

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How to hook your xbox360 to laptop to get on xbox live

wel if you have wireles internet you can get a wreles adapter for your xbox and conec it that way

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In order to connect your XBOX 360 to your laptop (if the laptop is connected via dial-up), you'll need a cross-over ethernet cable. It's a special type of ethernet cable, which is typically the same price as a regular ethernet cable, but it allows two devices (in your case) to communicate with each other. Then, you'll need to configure your laptop to allow incoming connections via your Control Panel -> Internet Connections preferences.

Hope this help!
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My xbox 360 wont recieve a signal from my computer.

if your laptop get a signal than buy a eithernet cable and coonect your xbox 2 the laptop and go 2 your network settings and check the box that say share connection than wait a few mins. and try to connect to xboxlive this should work because thats how i get on xboxlive at my house.

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When you hooked up the XBOX 360 it most likely, by default, made another network name but used teh same wireless hook up. Meaning when it is unplugged you need to:

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3. Find your network and connect.

That should work.


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