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Xbox live i have xbox 360 and a notebook.my notebook is wireless and 360 is wired.both are connected to what i think is router/modem, supplied by my isp. i can sign into xbox live and am connected but when i try to play multiplayer games i lose connection and have to sign in again. i have tested connection and everything confirmed and connected. nat is open also.

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  • jaypi0 Apr 11, 2008

    yes, i have fast internet.i dont think it is banwidth cause a friend of mine has same isp,same pc. and same router/modem and he has no problems.i would be thinking more along the lines of a firewall settings on the router/modem but my isp says this is not so.

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I would suggest that if you are xbox live unless you have fast internet dont use the internet for other things like your computer. Its most likely that there is not enough bandwidth for everything. If that doesnt work call you internet service provider and explain the problem to them and if they are a legitamate company they will help you out.

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Do u need a wireless adaptor to set up xbox live??


No, a Xbox 360 Wireless Adapter is not required to access, and set up Xbox Live, but you will need an internet connection. If you are close enough to a modem or router, you can buy an Ethernet cord, and plug it in to both the modem/router, and firmly into your Xbox 360 console. You will either need the Xbox 360 Wireless Adapter, or the Ethernet cord. Ethernet cords are very cheaper, much cheaper than a Wireless Adapter, but the Wireless Adapters are much or easier to reason with. So choose wisely with money.

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Hello,

In this guide I will go over how to connect your Xbox 360 to the internet either via wired or wireless connection.

Wireless Connection

*For a wireless connection you need a wireless access point(router) and either a Xbox with built in wifi adapter or purchase a xbox wireless adapter*

-Turn on your xbox and go to "My Xbox" then go to "System Settings"
-Select "Network Settings"
-Select the name of your wireless network.
If you do not see your network, select "Advanced options" then select "Specify unlisted Network" then enter your network name.
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Enter your wireless network security key. It may prompt you to update your console, select yes.

Wired Connection

*For a wired connection you need to use an Ethernet cable and plug one end into the back of your xbox and the other end into your router or cable modem.*

-Turn on your xbox and go to "My Xbox" then go to "System Settings"
-Select "Network Settings"
-Select "Test Xbox Live Connection", afterwards it may prompt you to update your console, select yes.

Now, you are connected to the internet and can enjoy xbox live.

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To connect to Xbox Live, you will need a wired Ethernet cord plugged into the back of your Xbox console. If you are using a Xbox 360 Wireless Adapter, you have to plug it in into the back of your Xbox located to the bottom left from flat on the ground. Also make sure you have a strong enough connection on your internet, and router/modem. Make sure your Xbox console is close enough to your router or modem as well. Also attempt to reset your connection and modem/router and see if this works. 1 or 2 bars are to low for Xbox Live gameplay. 3 or 4 bars are just quite enough. I hope this helped, just contact me if you have further questions or problems!

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How do I connect my xbox to my modem?


Depending or whether your trying to connect it wirelessly or wired you will need a xbox live compatible router or wireless router(gateway).

to connect it wired you will just need to connect an ethernet cable to the Xbox

If your trying to connect it wirelessly you will need to use a wireless xbox adapter and a wireless router.


for a step ny step instruction on how to connect visit, :
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/networking/setup/xbox.mspx

Mar 25, 2011 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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  1. Turn off Xbox 360 console and network hardware (for example, your modem and router).Wait 30 seconds.
  2. Turn on your modem and wait a minute.Turn on the next piece of hardware (for example, your router) and wait another minute.Turn on your Xbox 360 console.On your console, go to My Xbox, and then select System Settings.
  3. Select Network Settings.
  4. Select Wired Network or your wireless network if you are prompted to do so.
  5. Select Test Xbox LIVE Connection.If Xbox LIVE performance is still slow, try the next solution.



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Ok my consle is an xbox 360 arcade i have an eathnet cord and coneted it to my compter and it still wont work and i dont no how to set up my xbox live


how to connect the 360 to the Live network.
Before you do anything you are going to need to decide how you plan on connecting the bad boy. The 360 supports both wired and wireless connections. In order to use a wireless connection you will need the Xbox 360 Wireless adapter. Personally I find the wireless connection to be a bit too temperamental for my liking so I go with a wired connection via a router, but not everyone has the same wireless experience.
To set up the connection via a router unplug the router and the modem and turn off the 360. Connect an Ethernet cable to one of the out ports of the preexisting router then connect the cord to the back of your 360. Plug everything back in and turn and give the modem and router about 3 minutes to reboot.
Once you have given everything a few minutes to reboot you can turn the 360 back on. If you have already set up a gamer profile you will see the Xbox Live screen. If you have not set up an account you will be prompted to do so. All you need to do is follow the on screen instructions. It is a pretty cut and dry process and should not take more than 10 minutes of your time.

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This site has good information relating to connecting your xbox 360 to xbox live wirelessly with laptop or modified router and improving xbox live NAT rating:

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Aug 19, 2008 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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2 Solutions-----

Number 1 - If your ethernet cord is going from a modem straight to your 360, then get your modem replaced by your ISP.
This will probobly be free, but if your charged, it will be a small fee.

Number 2 - If you have it going to a routerfrom a modem, then go to your 360 main screen, scroll to the far right 'System' blade, select the 4th choice 'Network Settings', and test your Xbox LIVE Connection. It will ask you to sign out. Select yes.

Results should come up (for wired router)

Network Adapter - Wired
Wireless Network - (Left Blank)
IP Address - Confirmed
DNS - Confirmed
MTU - Confirmed
ICMP - Confirmed
XBOX LIVE - Confirmed
NAT - (either moderate, opened, or strict)

If all those are the same, the problem has nothing to do with the xbox itself and you need a new router, or modem.

If results come out to be
''Network Adapter - Disconnected''
After test is run (and your 360 is connected properly to your router AND modem then you have a hardware problem. Whether the problem is in the 360 or the router/modem is easy to test.

Connect the modem directly to the 360 via ethernet. If this fixes the problem, the router is fail.

If you can get on the internet wirelessly and grounded on a computer, the 360 is busted.


Sorry it took me so long to explain that, but i hope it helps you.

Best of luck
-Erk

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Hello taz1028,

In order for you to be able to log into Xbox Live, you will need to have DSL or Broad Band internet connect in your home. Once you have that, you will be able to connect the Xbox 360 directly to the Modem that the internet provider gives you. If you wish to able to connect both the Xbox and your notebook to the modem you will then need a router or a wireless router. So, if you do not have DSL or Broad Band Internet service in your home, you will not be able to log into Xbox Live.

Sincerely,

Agent Xiong

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First, why are you connecting to your laptop? Second, reset your modem and router. I doubt you need to open ports that are not normally open...but if you think you need to do more, access the router and open the ports manually.

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