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Xbox 360 Am I able to use this 2wire 802.11g/b for internet connection to xbox 360. I have Lynksys wireless router set up in computer room, and my 360 in family room (seperate). I don't want to buy the 100.00 xbox wireless adapter, and have this 2wire from previous house and internet provider. I did a test and ran a desktop in another part of the house and plugged in the 2wire and was able to get in the internet, however when I attempt the same scenario with my 360, the xbox doesn't recognize any wireless networking.... THanks in advance

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Run this Wizard it will help you set up your XBOX and wireless adapter.

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I have a lynksys router. It will work with our mac, but if i try to get online with my pc, neiter will connect or if one is connected, it will disconnect. can i fix this


I see that you are having issues with your network connection, I believe that you are trying to connect wireless on both systems.

* Check your Linksys for settings that limit the routers wireless connection, most wireless routers have an option on how many computers can connect wireless to the router, a wireless signal does not chose what OS to allow for a wireless connection.

* get in your Linksys Routers Setting page from IE or Firefox using your Default gateway IP from there on you can check your Routers settings, user name depends if your internet service provider changed the Routers user name and password but for a Linksys try admin / password or admin / admin for the User name and Password field.

Hope this helps you thanks and have a good day.

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Problem with the xbox 360 wireless network trying to connect with the internet

Hi Kev716
When you say the red light comes on, are they 3 red flashing lights?

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I have a wireless internet connector for my xbox and i cant seem to get it to connect to xbox live. i can get it to read that there is a connection to my computer and the signal is stong but i it wont...


Step 1:Connect Modem - Router - Computer (Wired)

Step 2:Open Router Setup by typing on the address bar of internet explorer

Step 3:On the Left click firewall

Step 4:Leave the Password blank and click submit

Step 5:Disable it and click apply changes

Step 6:Scan and connect in the Xbox/PS3/Wii

Step 7: Get the IP Address of the Xbox/PS3/Wii

Step 8:Open Router Setup in the Computer

Step 9:On the left under Firewall Click DMZ

Step 10:Enable the IP Address of the Xbox/PS3/Wii in it

Step 11:Click Apply Changes

Step 13:On the left Under Utilities click System settings

Step 14:Scroll down to the bottom

Step 15:Enable UPnP

Step 16:Click apply changes

Step 17:Test the connection ,Check the NAT

If working then let me know

If it is still not working

Open Router setup

At the middle Under internet settings check the WAN IP

IF it starts with 192.168. or 172.16 Then you will have to contact your internet service and ask them to bridge the modem


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I have an xbox with xbox live subscribtion and i have sattelite internet. I was told if i got a netgear router i might be able to play xbox live? Is this true?

Actually, just about any newer router will do the job. You can either connect the Xbox console via the Ethernet port on the back or through the Xbox Wireless Network Adapter which you can find at any video game store.
The ethenet cable is the cheaper option as it will only cost you about $3 but your Xbox will need to be close to your computer. The WiFi adapter is about $50 and will allow you to use your Xbox 360 on Xbox Live in other rooms of your house.

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How do i get web code for my wireless internet

The wep code is the security code for your wireless network. this is setting of the router.
Is there any computer online using the router.
check the IP address on that computer.
If yes then you can open the router set up page on
that computer.
router set up page is the page where you can check
all the router settings.
Click Here for more information about the routers
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Constant red light now on my xbox wireless adaptar after working

my first suggestion is check your setting to make sure everything correct. to be sure re-enter everything if you still have problems. I would then check if the adapter can read your router (this can be done by searching for a signal). if the router is found and can connect but failes connecting to internet your router itself may not be connected. make sure your router can connect by itself and that you can connect to internet through the router from your computer. if all these steps are takin try config your router so it will accept incoming signals and that it has the right security for the xbox to connect.

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How do you setup xbox live with a wireless connection my router is upstairs but i want to play my xbox 360 downstairs

Okay, to connect to Xbox Live using Wireless Internet you will need this:

One Xbox Wireless connection unit, There are two types, the black and white versions. The black one is able to pick up the most diverse signals and has a higher potential for speed so I recommend that one.
You will also need, of course, a high speed internet source (modem) and a wireless router connected to the modem. When looking for wireless routers look for ones with marks claiming to be compatible with Xbox Live or a Windows OS. Those have been tested to work with Xbox.

Before trying to set up your Xbox Live, make sure your Router is set up with your computer, and set to be used as a wireless router. That's another tip all together but just follow your installation CD.

Okay so here we go!

First, Connect the wireless networking adapter to the back of your Xbox.
If you have a network cable plugged into your xbox, unplug it. Check to make sure the adapter's light is on.

Here's what the light's mean:
On the gray adapter:
No light: It's not getting enough power( try plugging it another USB slot)
Green light: It is connected to a wireless router, gateway or wireless access point.
Red light: It is not connected, and is ready for configuration.
Flashing red: There is a malfunction. (try again, if the problem persists return it for a replacement)

On the black adapter:
No light: It's not getting enough power( try plugging it another USB slot)
Green light: It is connected to a wireless router2_bing.gif, gateway or wireless access point.
Flashing green: The adapter is attempting to connect to a wireless router, gateway, or access point.
Red light: It is not connected, and is ready for configuration.
Flashing red: There is a malfunction. (try again, if the problem persists return it for a replacement)

Now the CONFIGURATION, the reason most of you are reading this:

Turn your Xbox on and go to "My Xbox"
Go to "System Settings"
Go to "Network Settings"
Go to "Configure Network"
On the basic settings tab select "Wireless mode"
Select "Scan for Networks"
Select your Wireless source.

NOTE: If your Network isn't listed you will have to manually enter it.
To do this select "Specify unlisted network"
You will need to enter your SSID
Then choose which security you used to set it up on your Computer (ie: WPA, WEP...) Then enter your security code. If there is no code then select "no security"

Your adapter should have a green light now.

Now go back to "Network Settings" and select "Test Xbox Live2_bing.gif Connection"

If it works your good to go!

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Hope this tip helps :)

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Xbox 360 connect to xbox live with out wirelless adaptor

wel your o2 router is basically ur internet so if that does not work i reccomend you switch to broadband and buy the wireless adaptor for the xbox 360 and use that if you dont no how to set that up send me an e-mail to and i will walk you through it step by step till ur up and running AND PLZ RATE THIS FOR I WILL NEED YOUR VOTE TO CONTINUE HELPING OTHERS WIT THE SAME PROBLEM YOU ARE HAVING TANKS.

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Cannot Communicate from Computer to Computer

A connection from USB adapter directly to USB adapter may or may not be possible. Borrow a wireless router from someone and use it to test supporting connections to your two computers. I think you will find this a much easier way to proceed. Routers can be had for $40 or less. Shop around.

Good Luck


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The microsoft wireless adapter on my Xbox360 does not connect to my wireless network

How Can I connect a network adapter from my room to downstairs about 20 yards away?
I need XBOX LIVE badly, everyone has it cmon FIXYA help me out on this.
The router downstairs is a TalkTalk modem help me!

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