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The light turns on and off

When i plug my adapter to my xbox the turns then just shuts off qiuckly

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  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2008

    when i plug it in the light goes red and turns off immediately

  • Anonymous Dec 03, 2008

    i have the same problem after the update

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There are only two possible solutions to this porblem.

1; Make sure the wireless adapter is plugged into the usb port and not the ethernet port.
2; If this isnt the issue, there could be a manufacturer's error. Return it to the store.

Posted on Apr 13, 2008

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Check the adapter's status light loadTOCNode(2, 'moreinformation'); The adapter's status light can tell you a lot about the state that the adapter is in. Here's what the different lights mean:
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Just taking a wild guess here, but;

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2. Is there the possibility that the adapter is broken?

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