|28 Mar 2011||#1|
| || |
Connection Failure.. Xbox 360 and Media Center
I have been pouring over countless threads on issues related to this. Yet none of these solutions seem to be working for me, and I am fairly certain that I am implementing them correctly.
Xbox and PC do recognize each other and I can access the libraries on my computer via xbox.
I have setup the Windows Media Center on my Xbox.
WMC on my computer shows the Xbox is setup as an Extender. It also states that it is ready for use.
My problem is as follows:
Every time I try to run WMC on my Xbox it enters the black screen that says Windows Media Center and has the load "bubbles" underneath with the word Contacting... after a period the screen times out and gives me the message:
The Xbox could not connect to the Windows Media Player PC. Turn the console off and and back on again, and try again."
..believe me when I say this does not work.
I have tried and tried to solve this to no avail.
PLEASE HELP.. someone must know what the problem is??
|My System Specs|
|15 Aug 2011||#2|
| || |
I know this post is a bit old but I thought I might post a solution to what could be his issue or at least check to make sure it is not that... Just incase someone else has this problen too...
Open your windows Firewall and then Advanced Settings and check the rules for Media Center under BOTH the Inbound and Outbound, I found some of mine to be "blocked" and WMC wouldn't setup an extender on my PC nor connect from my 360
|My System Specs|
|Similar help and support threads for2: Connection Failure.. Xbox 360 and Media Center|
|Windows Media Center cannot establish a connection xbox???||Media Center|
|Xbox 360 & windows media center connection||General Discussion|
|Xbox and WMC connection failure||Media Center|
|Xbox media center runs 10x faster on an xbox with no HD?||Media Center|
|Xbox 360 / Windows 7 / Media Center Extender - media sharing not worki||Media Center|
|XBOX media center won't connect to windows 7 media center computer||Media Center|
|Windows 7 - XBOX 360 connection failure||Media Center|
|Our Sites ||Site Links ||About Us ||Find Us |
Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.
© Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:43 AM.