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Xbox360 I have a xbox 360 and it is not connecting and reading IP address failed.. I tried the cord hook into the wall and then to laptop and still reading ip address fail... I don't have modem or a router.. I have a wireless laptop. What else can I do to gain a connection to play live?? Thanks

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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.

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Posted on Jun 02, 2008

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