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hey all,

i got a 360 yesterday, and i want to get it on live tonight, my boss has given me a belkin range extender \\ access point, now i search on google all day top try and find out if any one has managed to get it to work with a xbox 360?

i mena i dont actually have an internet connection, its my nieghboors and its un secured aswell, so the range extender will get the broadband connection into my house, now on teh back on the extender point there is a lan connection, can i plug this straight into my xbox 360 so it can get on the net?

please let me know guys i finish work in 2 hours n wont be able to check

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You will either need a Crossover or a Straigh through LAN cable from your Range Extender to your 360.

In the 360 Menu you will have to sort out the LAN settings, not to sure how you would put in the wireless settings through the LAN, Just plug in and see what happens/.
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well i dont have a wifi adapter for the 360 so i would be using a cat 5/6 lan cable would that be ok?
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bump need some answers here
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post #6 of 12
the cat 5/6 cable will be fine you will need to get a straight through cable to connect the 360 to a range extender
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wooooooooooooooo hooooooooooo well i work in I.T so i nicked a cat 5 patch cable and the extender comes with a straight through cable thansk my man
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hehe, yeah should work fine, now just enjoy xboxlive!
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post #9 of 12
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hey all,

well heres an update!

the wireless extender works a damn treat, its cheaper then the wifi adapter and its a damn sight easier to set up!!!

i suggest to anyone thinking about xbox live, and that dont want cables running through there house and they get a weak wireless signal THEN GET IT!!!
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Could you give me a link as to where to get one of these?
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