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When my son is online with his new XBox 360, we occasionally "lose" our internet connection. I have a LinkSys Wireless-G, 2.3GHz, 54Mbs wireless router and wonder if it could have anything to do with my problem. We disconnect our Motorola modem, plug it back in and then seem to get our connection back.

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Reconfigure it again:

Hooking up an Xbox with Linksys routers:


Open an Internet Explorer browser page.In the address bar type - 192.168.1.1
Leave username blank & in password use admin in lower case...

Click on "Applications and Gaming" tab and then click on "Port Range Forwarding" subtab...

1) On the first line in Application box type in ABC, in the start box type in 88 and End box type in 88, leave the protocol as both and under ip address type in 192.168.1.20 and check the enable box...

2) On the second line in Application box type in PQR, in the start box type in 3074 and End box type in 3074, leave the protocol as both and under ip address type in 192.168.1.20 and check the enable box...

3) On the third line in Application box type in XYZ, in the start box type in 53 and End box type in 53, leave the protocol as both and under ip address type in 192.168.1.20 and check the enable box and click on Save Settings...

3) Once you return to the set up page click on the Security tab and uncheck Block Anonymous Internet Requests and click on Save Settings...

4) Click on set-up and change the MTU Size to 1452 and click Save Settings...

5) Goto the XBox Network Settings and IP Address Settings and select manual IP Settings and assign the following on your Xbox

IP Address :- 192.168.1.20, Subnet Mask :- 255.255.255.0, Default Gateway :- 192.168.1.1...

6) Also assign the DNS Addresses on the Xbox

Primary dns :- 4.2.2.2...Secondary dns :- 192.168.1.1

7) Turn off your modem, router, and Xbox...Wait for a minute...

8) Plug the modem power first, wait for another minute and plug the router power cable, wait another minute and turn on the Xbox and test it...it will connect...



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Thanks, Joe

Posted on Jan 01, 2011

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