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We have just bought a Belkin N wireless router and have had nothing but problems. Trouble running xbox live, conecting up two laptops it seems that it cannot stay connected to the modem without loosing the singnal.

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That's easy; stop giving information-free news on what a downer it is, and say what you've tried so far and what exactly happens to ******** the XBox. I mean, how do you have it configured, which you have to do in order to expect anything from it.

First, set the XBOX's IP to be in a DMZ and see if that doesn't let you unclench a little. Gotta unclench to clench.
Next, go into the wireless settings and match 'em up to the network types the laptops have; maybe get it more accepting of 802.11b. How's the antenna orientation compared to what you had before? Maybe you can elevate the router a bit to get less clutter in the way and improve your signal, or convince the laptops to accept the new MAC they should be connecting with.


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Shut each network device down, then pull the power from the Modem and Router, wait a minute and power up the Modem, then wait another minute and start the Router, then you can fire all computers and Xbox. Keep in mind what your Bandwidth is and how much each device is using when you encounter problems and consider disconnecting unneeded devices when one device requires more. I know the last part should have nothing to do with your losing signal question. And you'll have to consider the distance each wireless device is from the "N" router also.
Did you have another router running without these problems before installing the Belkin N router?

Posted on Jul 19, 2008

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If you are using the cd that comes with the router, that is the problem. You do not have to use the cd. Go to the control panel and un-install the program that the cd installed. then:




Shutdown your PC. Unplug the power from the router and the cable modem.
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here is a website to help you setup the Xbox Live:
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Click on this link or copy and paste the complete link into your browser.
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    On the Xbox 360, use the "Test Xbox Live Connection" option instead.
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