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Router will not allow me to play onling games through xbox 360

I am not computer literate, so please bare with me.

I am having extreme difficulty playing online games on my XBox 360. When trying to join a game or session, I receive kmessages such as " could not connect to host", etc. .

I have troubleshooted as much as I know, including contacting XBox- they indicate the problem is with my router.

In order to play online now, I have to plug my XBox directly into my cable modem, to which I have no problem playing online at that time.

Any assistance you can provide would be greatly appreciated; maybe a step by step process to ensure I am setting up the router correctly.


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Re: router will not allow me to play onling games through...

Allright do not worry about it seems some ports has to be forwaded in the router, normally 88- udp and other ports has to be forwarded in the router, get in touch with and the port numbers , that will fix your problem

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