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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 09-01-2008, 04:39 PM Thread Starter
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i have a 360 and i want to hook it up to xbox live i have wireless internet(dont have adapter for the 360) the router is in another room far from the xbox to run a ethernet cord straight to it. i have a laptop that has wireless internet that i could run a ethernet cord to the xbox will that work or how can i make it work through the laptop
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post #2 of 11 (permalink) Old 09-01-2008, 04:43 PM
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a long ass cable wont work for the current router?
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I am having a hard time understanding what you're asking. If you're asking if you can use your laptop as a wireless adapter, then no. You can buy a wireless network adapter from an electronics store.

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what im trying to say is can i run a ethernet cable from the xbox to laptop instead all the way to router
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post #5 of 11 (permalink) Old 09-01-2008, 06:22 PM
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Yes, but it won't connect you to the internet.

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post #6 of 11 (permalink) Old 09-01-2008, 06:35 PM
duh...duh....duh
 
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Well, technically you sohuld be able to do it with ...

1. Laptop to it, turn on ICS (internet connection sharing)
2. Wireless Bridge
3. XB360 Wireless Adapter
4. Ethernet Cable.

Compared to the price of an XB360 and a laptop, the cost of a damned wireless adapter for the XB360 is nothing.

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post #7 of 11 (permalink) Old 09-01-2008, 07:35 PM
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Yes you can do it... there are articles on the interwebz about it, I have read them.

Laptop and a ethernet cable is all you need.
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Xbox 360 Networking With A Laptop's Wireless Connection Is your Xbox 360 in a room far, far away from your broadband router, and you just don't have the cash to spend on the Xbox wireless adapter? You can get online easily by hijacking your laptop's wireless connection with the following tools:Laptop with wireless connection to some access point (assuming a nice, stable connection to a network you own with internet access) Internet Connection Sharing ENABLED! (this is disabled by some domain group policies, the setting is in the GPO Editor / Computer Config / Administrative Templates / Network Settings) Crossover cable OR: Ethernet patch cable x 2 (this is the normal kind of cable you use to connect a computer to the "Internets") A hub, switch, or other multiport mechanism with at least two non-uplink ports (preferably not a router, because it may try to assign IPs and generally includes a lot of overhead)And the steps to get it all connected (note, I am using Vista Business here, but the same or similar steps apply for other operating systems):Make sure your laptop has an active wireless internet connection, and you can get to an incredible website like www.live.com Fire up your hub or switch, and attach your two patch cables like this: One patch cable from your laptop's Ethernet port to Port 1 on your hub or switch One patch cable from your Xbox 360's Ethernet port to Port 2 on your hub or switch(Note, the port numbers are inconsequential, just don't use the uplink ports at all)Open up Control Panel / Network Connections. You should see an Unidentified Network or some such (the connection to your hub) and a Wireless Network Connection, both of which are connected. Bridge the two connections by selecting them both, right-clicking on one or the other, and clicking Bridge Connections. Windows will create a network bridge that will allow your 360 to use your laptop's wireless connection. Test your connection from the System tab / Network settings in your 360.Note! If you need to download an update for Xbox Live, do it through the Xbox Live tab rather than the System Test tab, I had better luck there.Big thanks to my friend Henry Hernandez who suggested this originally, he's the kind of smartypants who makes his own crossover cables.*
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post #9 of 11 (permalink) Old 09-01-2008, 07:56 PM
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Wow, he can make his own cable?

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post #10 of 11 (permalink) Old 09-01-2008, 08:09 PM
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Dunno...copy and pasted it...sorry it looks so crappy.
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post #11 of 11 (permalink) Old 09-01-2008, 09:30 PM
duh...duh....duh
 
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That's totally bad ass if he can. I mean...wow.

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