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Failure connecting to XBox Live

When trying to connect to XBox Live a screen appears telling me the connection has failed, I test connection and everything is confirmed except the XBox live. What should I do

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  • Anonymous Dec 23, 2007

    Yes I have the same problem...Could it be that they are experiencing some difficulties? or maybe running some system updates

  • Pablonium65 Dec 26, 2007

    Everytime I try to play gears of war online, the system disconnects me from xbox live then tells me I need to connect to xbox live. when I initiate connection, it fails. when in the dashboard, I can connect with no problem. I can also play Holo3 online with no problem, so I know their system is up and running.

  • kevin28 May 12, 2008

    ip address failed

  • Anonymous Oct 01, 2008

    xbox live connection failure

  • giau1988 Oct 01, 2008

    yeah when i tried to connect to xbox live, it won't let me, i tried reconnecting and everthing connected, i tried the ethernet and wireless they work perfectly, but when it gets to xbox live it failed, i don't know what's going on it might be still updating but it's really sucks, please help

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When trying to connect to XBox Live a screen appears telling me the connection has failed, I test connection and everything is confirmed except the XBox live. What should I do

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I can't connect to xbox live , it tells me to test my connection , its going fine , halfway to through the xbox live bar then an update pops up , if i say i dont want it , it signs me out of xbox live


have you tested the Internet connection? what are you using wireless or wired? this isue comes up sometimes when you use wireless and it looses signal... this can happen if the xbox is too far from the wireless router OR there is interfearence ebtween the 2 devices (microwave, wireless phones, etc.)

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Failed Ip adress for xbox live


First i want to know how is your xbox 360 connected to the internet? For example ( Modem Connection?, Router Connection?, Or Wireless Connection?

Here are some steps that you need to try:

1. Turn off your cosole wait for 20 seconds and then turn it back on, then test your xbox live connection

2. Go to your network settings

3. Select restore to factory defaults and test your xbox live connection

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It wont go on live it keeps sayin fail when i try to connect


What does it say? For example ( IP Address failed?, DNS failed? Xbox Live Failed )
test your xbox live connection to do this

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1.make sure if you want to sighn into xbox live you make an xbox live connection test and a media test.
2.make sure if you have a gamertag, it says XBOX Live under your profile name and select recover gamertag.
3. if 1 and 2 do not work try changing console settings and/or change gamertag.

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Can't get Xbox live to Connect to Xbox Live


wait 30 secs then turn it on then wait 30 sec to dotest

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Xbox live test fails and so does update


you need to open the port that the update is trying to go through. the easiest way is to turn your firewall off, but this opens up your security. another way is to forward the correct port through port forwarding on your router. findout which port xbox live uses and put in the information to the router

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call 1-800-4myxbox they are microsofts experts.

other things you can try are unplugging your modem and waiting 3 minutes wiat till all lights are on then try xbox live again it would help if you tested your connection and could tell what it failed on then i could pinpoint the issue and provide better help.

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The xbox live board is down,so if you pass all tests except the xbox live one,this is the problem.I rang them and they said over 50% of users are having this problem.Its because so many people went on it over Christmas and the system got overloaded.They said they're working on it and it should be up and running in a week or two. ~~PS~~ I rang on the 12-1-08 so it should be up by the 20th,its not your fault,the servers down.

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