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I cannot connect to xbox live due to my nat setting being to strict

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You can go with the following steps to configure the x-box 360 with netgear wgr614:-
1)First and foremost you should be aware of the wireless settings you have on the router i.e ssid(broadcast name) and the type of security(wep or wpa-psk) and the password for that.
2)On the X-Box get into the setting's menu where you will find and option for wireless set up and then scan for the network , it will automatically scan your ssid , select that and will ask for the password enter that and you will be connected.
3)Go for the connection test if it's successful then play games with it and if not then follow these procedure:-
a)Get any computer which has the internet access to it , Open the IE page and in the address bar type http://192.168.0.1 , a small window will prompt up asking for user name and password which is admin and password respectively.
b)You will be navigated to router administrator page , you will have a blue/purple column on the left hand side which has the different setting options in there.
c)Under the title Advanced you will find a subtitle WAN set up left click on that option and the page will appear in the middle of the screen.
d)Under WAN set up there is an icon for DMZ server tick that box and then enter the ip address:-192.168.1.20 and left click on apply at the bottom and the page will get refreshed.
e)Go back to X-box live and under wireless set up select manual setting's , it will ask to enter the following information:-
ssid(broadcast name)
security type(wep/wpa-psk) and password to it
ip address:-192.168.0.20
subnet mask:-255.255.255.0
default gateway:-192.168.1.1
Primary DNS:-192.168.1.1
Secondary DNS:-leave that blank and apply the setting's
f)Go for the connection test and it will have the successful connection.

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Xbox live NAT


Simple Rules

-if your NAt is strict and cannot connect
try turning your hub off for 30 seconds then turning it back on
if that didnt work.
-try resetting your IP address.
if that didnt work
-take addaptor from xbox to pc out for 30 seconds, then put it back in
if that didnt work
- try opening thies ports

TCP 53
UDP 53
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UDP 88
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Helpfull Info

Sometimes depending on the router brand, it's not possible to open your NAT, this simpily becuase some are not specificly designed for Xbox Live purposes. A good example of this is Belkin routers. These brands are most commonly made for Buissness connection servers. If you are experiencing a STRICT/MODERATE Nat with a Belkin router, the chances are you are going to have to deal with it, but that is not 100% of the time. If you've have attempted several techniques to open your Nat and the changes arnt happening, i'd recommend a 'N' powerd Belkin router, the most majority of these routers work 100% perect for Xbox Live, I myself oned one but changed due to a broadband switch.

How do I change the NAT firewall protection? (Open/Moderate/Strict)

Find your IP address number then type it in on your web browser, this will bring up all your switchable options where several options can be changed to your approval. The NAT firewall is one of these options which can be changed. (like I mentioned before, if you own a Belkin router, the chances are even after changing the fireall level, it will turn back to moderate or strict)

on Feb 17, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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I do not know how to change my NAT setting to open on Xbox Live


First of all I would just like to cover the basics of strict and moderate NAT settings. For those interested, NAT stands for Network Address Translation and is used to prevent problems with information being sent over a shared network.
With the XBOX 360, Microsoft have defined three categories of NAT. These are:

1. Strict
2. Moderate
3. Open

You can see the NAT level for your XBOX Live connection by going into your
1. System blade
2. Network Settings
3. Test Xbox Live Connection


For you question on how to open your NAT setting follow the steps below:


1. Type the IP address of your router in a web browser.
2. It will prompt you for a user name and password once connected
3. After logging in you will have a control panel of setting up different settings in your router.
4. The IP address, and default user name/password are different on every route
Note: 192.168.1.1 is a pretty common address for most routers.
5. Check the manual that came with your router for that info.

I also provided a few links below of password lists of different routers.

Click Here
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I hope this information will be helpful. Thank you for using FixYa!

Your feedback is greatly appreciated.

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Ok kids... all you hve to do is log in to your belkin 54g at http://192.168.2.1

Find out what ip address your xbox is using and then Click on the DMZportion of your settings on the left hand side of the page.

Enter the xbox's ip address and click the enable box.
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Your NAT will now be OPEN!

Cheers!

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Here you go sir, follow the instructions in the link below and your Xbox live will report an OPEN NAT and it will fix your connection problems.


http://www.portforward.com/english/routers/port_forwarding/Belkin/F5D7230-4/Xbox_Live_360.htm



Hope this helps!

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