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Keeps saying it's not connected to network for online play

I'm online and was online last night but my console keeps saying needs to that I need an active network to play online. I AM ONLINE! Is it a router problem? My router says that it reads the xbox just fine. It frustrating.

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  • Anonymous Jan 05, 2008

    Says cannot connect xbox live for Playonline viewer, says no connection found and i am connected, i am able to chat with my friends.

  • cook37th Jan 05, 2008

    Today I had this same problem. But with certain games made prior to 2007 such as Gears of War......



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Well mybe your x boxis broke

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