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I need help connecting my xbox360 to my pc, i have connected my pc to my xbox360 through the ethernet cable provided, windows shows it as a network connection however it says it has limited or no connectivity, and the xbox is unable to detect the pc. any ideas or guidance would be much appriciated.

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post #2 of 13
Did you already setup the Windows Media Connect program on your rig?
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I'm not sure if it will connect to a PC with out Windows media center
    
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post #4 of 13
What do you want to do with the connection? If connecting to xbox live, you need to enable internet connection sharing on your internet connection.

If you want to play music & watch vids from your PC on your 360, you need windows media connect if you do not have a media center edition windows operating system.

Ask me about either of these and I can help further.
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post #5 of 13
Are you trying to connect the xbox to the internet through the PC? You can bridge the connection. Highlight the xbox connection and the internet connection, right click, bridge connections.
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SNIPERSCOPE i need help playing movies on my xbox. I would rather find a free converter to convert them to wmv but I have yet to find one. Otherwise i wouldn't mind streaming them. I have Windows Media Center Edition Rollup 2. But I have problems when the Xbox tries to find the pc. It freezes and I have to go back to the dashboard. Please send me a step by step guide.
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SNIPERSCOPE i need help playing movies on my xbox. I would rather find a free converter to convert them to wmv but I have yet to find one. Otherwise i wouldn't mind streaming them. I have Windows Media Center Edition Rollup 2. But I have problems when the Xbox tries to find the pc. It freezes and I have to go back to the dashboard. Please send me a step by step guide.
Well first of all, how are you connecting to the PC - wired or wireless connection? Do you have any firewalls on your PC? Can you connect to xbox live?
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post #8 of 13
i have wires internet, i can connect to xbox live, and i have zonealarm but when i closed that it didnt help
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post #9 of 13
Well, the fact that you can connect to xbox live is encouraging, however I'm not sure why you cannot connect to your PC. Being inexperienced with windows XP media center, I'm not sure what you can do; I use windows media connect, as I'm on XP prof. Check out www.xbox.com, they have some good tutorials and support, perhaps you can find help there.
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im connecting it to do both, the rig im connecting it to is connected to my wireless network. i have the media connect software installed.
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