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Windows 7: Connecting Xbox 360 to Windows 7 PC through my router?

05 Sep 2011   #1
Sparks169

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 
Connecting Xbox 360 to Windows 7 PC through my router?

I have spent all day trying to get this to work and I cannot for the life of me find a solution!

I am running Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit. I have a Virgin Media SuperHub, which is both a wireless modem and 4-port router in one unit.

I have my Xbox 360 connected to the hub via Ethernet cable, and connects to Xbox Live perfectly fine.

My computer is connected to the hub as well, and connects to the internet perfectly.

I have a HomeGroup set up in my network connections, and I am very sure both devices are connected to the same network.

However my computer does not recognise the Xbox being connected to the network, and my Xbox does not show the PC as on the network.

So they are both connected by cannot find each other.

I have spent hours fiddling around with network settings, my SuperHub is set to allow other devices to connect through it. My HomeGroup has all sharing options turned on, I have disabled my firewall, I have gone through countless forums stating that Windows 7 has alot of network sharing options automatically disabled as default, therefore I have manually run the system settings and enabled all recommended processes etc. I have restarted my Xbox and PC a million times, but they still won't find each other.

Has anyone got any idea of why this may be? Or any ideas I may not have tried?

Surely it should not be this difficult to do something which both devices are designed to do as standard.

Any help would be much appreciated!


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05 Sep 2011   #2
mrdemon

Windows 7 Home Pre
 
 

Right Click on your Network Icon next to the Clock.
open Network sharing center.
Click on the "Choose Home group and sharing options"
Click "Choose media streaming options!"

Enable.

If your still having trouble Msn me.

rogercornwell@blueyonder.co.uk
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