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i tried the wii out at microcenter, sweet thing, i was playing rayman with the crzy bunnies, there funny.
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post #12 of 19
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Yeah, he has that game. I like the cow tossing.

I'm still disappointed over the fact that I need the Hard Drive to play original XBOX games... but, my girflriend said she'd get it when she gets home from her trip, cuz she wants to pwn me in Halo 2...which, is the only game she is really awesome at...so yeah...I'm dead...
    
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yea, you need the had-drive, and wait for a certain game to show up on the compatibility page.
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Okay, so I'm trying to connect my XBOX360 to XBOX Live. Im trying to set it up using an ethernet cable running from my computer to the XBOX. My computer itself is fed through a wireless router to obtain the internet. Is there a possible way I could share the connection my computer is receiving through the wireless to get on, or do I need to buy the wireless adapter for the XBOX... Again, Im running an ethernet cable from my computer to the XBOX, but nothing is happening. Im new to all this, please help.
    
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Wii>Xbox 360.

No contest.
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Trying to get some help for my last question...

Anyone?
    
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Does your wireless router have any Ethernet-out's bar the one you're using for your PC? If not, you will need to buy a switch. Then it'll go:

Internet > Router > Ethernet cable to Switch > Your PC and 360

A switch generally has 4 ports on it.

But most Wireless routers (I know mine does) has 3 or 4 extra Ethernet connectors on the back of the Router, as well as it being wireless.

If you want some freedom, though, you'll have to buy the Wireless Adapter to have any chance of going online wirelessly with the 360.
    
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Okay, so I'm trying to connect my XBOX360 to XBOX Live. Im trying to set it up using an ethernet cable running from my computer to the XBOX. My computer itself is fed through a wireless router to obtain the internet. Is there a possible way I could share the connection my computer is receiving through the wireless to get on, or do I need to buy the wireless adapter for the XBOX... Again, Im running an ethernet cable from my computer to the XBOX, but nothing is happening. Im new to all this, please help.
Ok im doing the exact thing atm.

What you need to do is do network setup again and make it so you can share internet connection (ICS).

Also you cant use the ethernet cable out of the box, you will need a crossover cable.

The only draw back is i cannot view my other PC's ie im not connected to that network.
Im thinking if i Bridge the connection i might be able to solve this, but that is for another day.
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But most Wireless routers (I know mine does) has 3 or 4 extra Ethernet connectors on the back of the Router, as well as it being wireless.
I've never seen one that didn't have ports. Not from a "real" vendor anyway, maybe some junk vendors have something out there like that. But it wouldn't make any sense, the wired ports are a very inexpensive feature to add, the wireless components are what drive the costs up.

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If you want some freedom, though, you'll have to buy the Wireless Adapter to have any chance of going online wirelessly with the 360.
Or technically, any WiFi 802.11g bridge should work. I use a D-Link bridge to connect my XBox to my LAN, not the Microsoft XBox wireless adaptor. Now I have seen some people complain that non-Microsoft bridges they tried did not work for them...personally, I tend to lean towards "user error" when I see that kind of talk, but I can't prove it. So if you're worried about compatibility issues, the Microsoft branded one would be your safest bet.
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