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I have a wireless router in one room and my Xbox 360 is in another room with my wireless computer . I hooked up my 360 to my computer using an ethernet cable . I'm trying too the ICS to connect to the internet so i can play online but the Xbox 360 can't pick up an IP address when I test it . My computer gets online just fine but it won't share the connection with the X box 360 .

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  • Anonymous Jan 04, 2008

    I'm having the same problem, but I have doubts that it can be resolved. The Xbox page on compatible networking devices doesn't list the DI-514. See here: http://www.xbox.com/en-US/support/connec...



    That said, I've tried connecting at a friend's house where he's using a brand new Linksys WRT54GS router, and it still can't connect. And it's supposedly an Xbox compatible router.



    The irony is that my friend's Wii has no problem at all connecting to the internet, and does so with minimum setup (we just entered the network's WEP and were done). Funny how Nintendo seems to have a better understanding of this Windows networking stuff than Microsoft does.

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You can't get an IP address on the Xbox that way. You need to get an IP address from a device that works as a DHCP server such as a residential router. Connecting the Xbox to the PC will do nothing for you.

Posted on Nov 08, 2007

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