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Xbox 360 live DNS test failed

Hey my dns test keeps failing, ive tried rebooting my modem and inputting the information manually, i might have gotten it wrong tho. any advice would be very much apreciated thank you.

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If you are connecting directly to the modem, then you are going to need to get the dns info from your ISP. If you have a router just put the router address or let it find it automatically. Also check that the router has the right dns settings from the ISP.

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1. check your netwok calble properly
2. check your router internet connection
3. follow these steps

Accessing network settings loadTOCNode(2, 'moreinformation'); To access the Network Settings area, follow the steps for the version of the Xbox 360 Dashboard that you are using.

New Xbox Experience Dashboard:
  1. From the Xbox 360 Dashboard, select System Settings in the My Xbox area.
  2. Select Network Settings.
  3. Select Configure Network.
Legacy Xbox 360 Dashboard:
  1. From the Xbox 360 Dashboard, move to the System blade.
  2. Select Network Settings.
  3. Select Edit Settings.
IP settings, IP address, subnet mask, and gateway loadTOCNode(2, 'moreinformation'); Collapse this imageExpand this imagenetworksettings-basic.jpg

After you select either Configure Network or Edit Settings, you will be on the Basic Settings tab, which contains your IP and DNS settings. When you select the IP Settings block, you are prompted to select an Automatic or Manual configuration. If you select Automatic, the Xbox 360 console will try to automatically determine your IP settings from your network or from your modem or Internet service provider (ISP). This option is recommended for most users.

You may have to or prefer to manually configure the IP settings, especially when a static IP address is used. This is necessary only if your ISP has issued a static IP address, or if you have configured the router to issue static IPs (and DHCP is not used). To manually configure the settings, select Manual, and then enter the IP Address, Subnet Mask, and Gateway by using the keyboard on the screen. When the information is complete, select Done.
DNS settings, primary and secondary DNS servers loadTOCNode(2, 'moreinformation'); After you select either Configure Network or Edit Settings, you will be on the Basic Settings tab, which contains your IP and DNS settings. When you select the DNS Settings block, you are prompted to select Automatic or Manual configuration. If you select Automatic, the Xbox 360 console will try to automatically determine your DNS settings from your network or from your modem or ISP. This option is recommended for most users.

You may have to or prefer to manually configure the DNS settings, especially in scenarios in which a static IP address is used or where DHCP is not available or not offered by the ISP. To manually configure the settings, select Manual, and then enter the primary and secondary DNS server names by using the keyboard on the screen. When the information is complete, select Done. Note You do not have to enter a secondary DNS server to connect to Xbox LIVE. A secondary DNS server is required only if the primary DNS server has technical problems.
Wireless settings loadTOCNode(2, 'moreinformation'); To configure your Xbox 360 console to connect to your wireless network by using an Xbox 360 Wireless Adapter, follow these steps:
  1. Access Network Settings .
  2. On the Basic Settings tab, select Wireless Settings.

    Note If the wireless settings area does not appear or is unavailable, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base: 909333 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/909333/ ) While attempting to view the settings for a wireless network connection, all the wireless functions appear to be disabled in the Xbox Dashboard
  3. Follow the instructions to select your wireless network, select your wireless network name, and then enter your wireless security information.
  4. Select Done.
PPPoE settings loadTOCNode(2, 'moreinformation'); If your Internet service provider uses PPPoE authentication, you have to enter the settings in the Xbox Dashboard if you have a direct connection through a modem. If you use a router or a gateway instead, leave the PPPoE settings blank because the router performs PPPoE authentication. Note If your ISP does not use PPPoE authentication, make sure that these settings are blank. To learn whether your ISP uses PPPoE authentication and to learn the correct PPPoE information, contact your ISP.To configure the PPPoE settings on your Xbox 360 console, follow the steps for the version of the Xbox Dashboard that you are using.

New Xbox Experience (NXE) Dashboard:
  1. Move to the System area of the Xbox Dashboard by using one of these methods:
    • Press the Xbox Guide button on your controller to open the Xbox Guide, scroll to the right to access Settings, and then select System Settings from the list of options.
    • Select the My Xbox channel, and then scroll to the right to select System Settings.
  2. Select Network Settings.
  3. Select Configure Network.
  4. On the Additional Settings tab, select PPPoE Settings.
  5. Use the keyboard on the screen to enter the PPPoE information that was provided by your ISP.
  6. Select Done.
  7. Select Back to return to the main Network Settings area.
  8. Select Test Xbox LIVE Connection to restart the test with the new PPPoE settings that you have configured.
sure it will work thank you

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It wont go on live it keeps sayin fail when i try to connect


What does it say? For example ( IP Address failed?, DNS failed? Xbox Live Failed )
test your xbox live connection to do this

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Try this Dns Address

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If you had a computer connected to this modem, it would also tell you that the DNS failed and you wouldnt be able to access the internet. This happened to me before. The DNS server is a problem on your internet service provider's side. Make sure that the modem is running properly. Also, if you still cant solve the problem, you can call them up, they may be able to fix the problem over the phone, if not, it could very much be a faulty modem. (They arent always perfect when they are manufactured and tend to die quickly.)

Apr 10, 2008 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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Try calling XBOX customer support. They will know exactly how to fix your problem. Their number is 1-800-4MY-XBOX. (1-800-469-9269). This is the best way to fix this problem because the technicians are certified and they know what to do.

Hope this helps,
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You might not have been banned. Not being able to connect to the DNS or having it fail can be caused by a few things:
The DNS address serves couldn't be reached
The info on the DNS server couldn't be snagged from your ISP or the DHCP server
The DNS values in the dashboard are wrong.

I don't want to come off like I am insulting your intelligence, but check your internet connection to make sure you have the ability to connect. I'm sure it is all in proper order. So the next thing you need to do is check to see if you IP is set and passes all the tests. If it isn't then you can click the more link on the test page to follow the directions on how to fix it.

You may also want to check out if you are using a XBOX live compatible ISP. Click on Learn More to see if you are using the right ISP or to adjust your settings. You can also check out the connectivity wizard to find out if there are some other issues revolving around this.

Still running into problems!?!?!? try running the modem directly into your XBOX. This has helped me in a few time of need.

Here are some helpful links on what you can do when your DNS fails:
http://xbox360help.blogspot.com/2007/03/dns-failed-on-xbox-360-live-test.html
And a link to a forum discussion regarding failed DNS
http://forum.teamxbox.com/archive/index.php/t-411837.html









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try resetting your router & modem.unplug modem,unplug router....plug up your modem wait 4 all the little lights 2 light up & then plug up your router.if that doesn't work i don't know ;)

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Contact the people you get your internet from. tell them you need to register your xbox. I have the DNS issues when i visit my girlfriend at college since they dont like to keep the Download speed high for the students. always fails

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