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Connection interupted display

I can play Xbox live as a single player. But when I play with others, I immediately get the "connection interupted" display and it takes me back to the start of the game. It doesn't do this when I have a hard lined connected into the router (Linksys WRT150N), only when I'm using the wireless. I've forwarded the ports, and assigned a static IP address to the XBox, but still the problem persists. Can you help me?

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I had the same problem "connection interrupted" keep coming popping up everytime i was playing an online match.......all i did was go buy a router that cost about 70 dollars and ever since i connected the internet to the router it works good now.......

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I too had this problem and I hardcoded the mac address of my 360 into the router and enbled no encryption, Im note sure but i think it might have been the security encryption causing it for me. I work fine now...

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