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Windows 7: Need help bridging xbox 360 to laptop for xbox live connection.

27 Sep 2014   #1

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Need help bridging xbox 360 to laptop for xbox live connection.

hello, i hope someone can help me as i have spent countless hours browsing the web and different forums for an answer, so i am finally posting somewhere hoping someone can help me directly.

i have a laptop connected to my neighbors xfinity wifi hotspot, using my uncles login information. i have a steady 4 bar connection and am able to access the internet, the connection is not the problem. i have an ethernet cable connecting my xbox and laptop and i am using Internet Connection Sharing to get access to xbox live, this works however i am losing connection ALOT and it is very frustrating trying to play multiplayer with my friends. i am guessing that ICS is not as reliable as Bridging the two connections.

i can successfully create the bridge and can still access the internet on the laptop, but cannot connect to xbox live. while running the test to connect i can get it to connect to the network by entering the information manualy, but then it fails to connect to the internet due to 'the dns servers cannot resolve xbox live server names'

please help and i will be happy to provide more information if needed.

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27 Sep 2014   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit

Try this link out, it show both ways of Connecting....

Connect to Xbox Live by using a a Windows Computer

P.S. Does you neighbor know you're using the Hotspot?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
17 Jul 2015   #3

this video will show you how to fix ur problem. i had the same problem and played around with the settings til i got it. Hope it helps!
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