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Ethernet port Ok so the other night why i was sleeping i had a power surge and it messed somethings up. It some how messed up my router so i had to go out and get a new one and once i did that i came home and hooked it up and tried to get on LIVE. But it says that i have no network adapter hooked up. So i tried some other ethernet cables thinking that maybe the surge messed it up. But that didnt work. The only thing that is weird is that there is no error codes and the usb port still works. Oh yeah i know about getting a wireless adapter but i dont want to spend the money on getting a new router and adapter. And im not afraid to open the 360 i already had to for an unreadable disk problem. Sorry for the wall of text. : )

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Your network card may be fried.
if its still in warranty, send it to sony, otherwise you could remove the old network card (in the xbox) and replace it.

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