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If you are using Wi-Fi make sure you have the xbox using DHCP settings. If you mimmic an IP addy on your network it will cause them to fail. Never manually assign your IP address with a router UNLESS you are very familiar with them.

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Will not assign IP address


Steps for these found on http://support.xbox.com/en-US/xbox-live/connecting/error-cant-obtain-ip-address-router-modem-978976 and include
1. Restart modem and router2. Check wireless password3. Configure IP settings manually 4. Set an alternate MAC Address5. Turn on DHCP.6. Bypass router entirely and connect instead to the modem using a wired connection

Aug 09, 2012 | D-Link DGL-4500 Wireless Router

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Having trouble with the ethernet connection i can get online but when i connect the 360 to the modem it doesnt recognize the ip address or modem i have tried the reset factory defaults i have tried...


Have you tried manually assigning the xbox a ip address/subnet mask/gateway? You can figure out what range to use by running "ipconfig" from the command line of a windows computer. Just pick a ip address above 200. i.e. 192.168.2.201/255.255.255.0/192.168.2.1

Test that and see what happens.

Mar 24, 2011 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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I have a router with multipul outlets with 2 computers and xboxs 360 live ..can i have 2 xbox 360 live signed up to work at the same time..?


Yes you can run two Xboxes on LIVE at the same time, provided you have a separate LIVE account for each console, and different IP addresses for each Xbox. Assign static IP addresses for your xboxes from within the router's setup page.

I hope that helps.


Dec 30, 2009 | Microsoft Premium System for Xbox 360

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When testing the connection for xbox live it can't find the IP address.


Hi,

Xbox 360 Connection Tests: IP Address
This test verifies that your Xbox 360™ console has a valid IP (Internet Protocol) address.
If your console does not pass this test:

Confirm that there are no other devices on your network with the same IP address.

If you are using a router or gateway, verify that it is configured to assign IP addresses to network devices (DHCP-enabled).

If you are connected to a router, make sure that your console'sEthernet cable is not connected to the router's LAN port rather thanits WAN port.

If you are connected directly to a modem and your ISP (Internetservice provider) requires PPPoE settings, verify that your PPPoE username and password are correct. If your ISP doesn't require PPPoEsettings, remove the PPPoE user name and password settings.

If you are connecting directly to a modem and have replaced a devicethat was connected to your modem with your Xbox 360 console or anotherdevice, turn the modem off and back on before connecting the newdevice.

If you are using a static IP address from your ISP, verify the address with a your provider.

If your console is connected to an ad-hoc network (in which devicesare connected directly to each other), it will probably not pass thistest. If your IP address is assigned automatically and your ad-hocnetwork does not include a DHCP server, this does not indicate aproblem. The test is properly reporting that a DHCP server could not becontacted. Xbox Customer Support does not support the use of ad-hocnetworking to connect to Xbox Live.

If you're using an ad-hocnetwork without a DHCP server and you can't connect to Xbox Live, checka different diagnostic test for the root of your problem.

This comes from http://www.xbox.com/en-US/support/connecttolive/xbox360/connectionmethods/troubleshootliveconnection-testipaddress.htm

Hope i helped you.

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Jul 31, 2009 | Microsoft Video Game Consoles & Games

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Can't connect with network


if u dont hav e a router that is ur problem. to get ur xbox 360 to connect to vista media center you cannot connect an ethernet cord directly to ur 360, u must have ur computer hooked to a router with one ethernet cord and a whole different ethernet cord connecting to the same router the computers hooked up to. after you do that go to ur vista media center, turn active sharing on, make sure your router is connected to the internet. then go to ur xbox 360 and follow the on screen instruction from the the connect to media center screen.
if your wanting to connect to xbox live and stuff like that, and u enter ur ip address and security information and it tells u that the ip adress u entered is already in use by another device, and that ur xbox 360 needs to be assigned one, do this: simply go to were u put in ur ip address and set it to get the address automaticly (or in other words choose automatic). then go to test connection (ur router should automaticly assign ur xbox 360 an ip address) and ur router should connect to the internet. if it connects to the internet but not xbox live then u have not yet sign up for an xbox live account.

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Feb 06, 2009 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Controller

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My xbox 360 says i need an IP adress


The XBOX is configured for connecting to a router or server that will assign it an IP address. Connect it to your router instead of your laptop.

Jan 06, 2009 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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What is a ip address


Literally,


IP address an Internet Protocol (IP) address is a numerical identification (logical address) that is assigned to devices participating in a computer network utilizing the Internet Protocol for communication between its nodes.

If it is about your X-Box,

It is the IP address that is assigned to it from your router or from your modem, depending on where it was connected.
This is determine whether the X-Box is connected to the Internet or not.

To see where the IP address of your X-Box, here's an example,

http://chasms.com/xbox/xbox360cfg.htm

Hope this helps sir willie764.


Dec 23, 2008 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Elite Console

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Xbox 360 live on wireless router


In theory you should be able to "share" your internet connection. I use a Linksys WRT54GS wireless router and I have a Linksys Game adapter on my son's 360. He has not complained about lag or slow server times unless other intensive bandwidth is being used.

Nov 09, 2008 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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Xbox 360 help


All devices on your network should be assigned an IP address. They need it to be identified on the network. You can try rebooting your router. The wireless on belkin routers can be a bit temperamental. Then try the 360 setup. If you are still coming up blanks, then check your router's DHCP server setting. Make sure that it is turned on. (It is the function that assigns the IP address.) My lat suggestion is to manually assign an address to the 360. Try this only if you are familiar with how IP addresses work. Hope this helps....

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