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I have a wireless-G router at home, and my xbox uses a wireless-G receiver for its wireless antenna. We just moved our xbox to where our new HDTV is located and the xbox seems to be just out of range of the wireless router.

If I were to buy a Wireless-N router with its longer range capibility, would this solve my problem, or would i need a wireless-N receiver for my xbox?? Which, btw, they do not make as far as i know.

thnx in advace!
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A wireless N router will put out a wireless G signal as well usually, unless you have to do it with a setting. So, no, you do not need an adapter. Why not just get an antenna booster for your current router? That would be a cheaper solution.
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you guys recommend any certain antenna boosters?? links?
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yeah, it broadcasts wireless b, g, and n. the xbox wireless adapter can only pick up on the g network, so i would think there wouldn't be a significant range boost. either buy a wireless repeater or better antennae
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Your X-box is still recieving on wireless-g, so there would be no change. To get improved range, both devices need to be wireless n.
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