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I cant get an update for xbox live

When i go to connect to xbox live it says i need to get an update so when i make it get the update it says it cant find a pc

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Re: i cant get an update for xbox live

First try resetting your connection, unplug your modem or router for 30 seconds and see if you get a connection. after that it would be a software issue. more likely its failing to update because you have NO internet signal. try also, re-configuring your network IP settings which is usually automatic- with no disk in or through the dashboard. if you can get into dashboard try manually putting these in.. but like i said try unplugging your modem for at least 30 seconds to update the IP. good news... if microsoft has to repair it theres a good chance youll get a brand new system though it might take a few weeks at least. is this with a brand new system?

Posted on Dec 20, 2007

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