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Windows 7: Connecting to a Xbox 360 woes

12 Jan 2010   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

He is right... the easiest way is DMZ... but the safest way is port forwarding.

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13 Jan 2010   #12

Windows 7 (64bit), Windows Vista 32, Windows XP 32

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by acurasd View Post
He is right... the easiest way is DMZ... but the safest way is port forwarding.

I just use DMZ for the 360 since if someone can hack that thing, they'd be doing us all a favor. No damage has been done to my network yet, 3 people have already tried and got stomped. I am aware, however of rumors about bouncing traffic off of the 360 to accomplish other tasks (such as accessing network files), but have not encountered anything outside of lag generated to cheat on halo.
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13 Jan 2010   #13

Windows 7 x64 Enterprise (and XP Pro on Laptop)

Hey guys...

Thanks for the replies... to answer a few questions...

Xbox is wired to the router to there is not bridging the connection to my PC... PC(win7) is wireless as my laptop(XP)... All on the same subnet... All on the same router... Laptop(XP) connects to the xbox just fine... PC(win7) does not?

Thats where the problem lies... It has to be something on the windows 7 side like something firewall ish that is timing out the connection.
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13 Jan 2010   #14

Windows 7 x64 Enterprise (and XP Pro on Laptop)

To add I did try to disable the firewall with 7 and it did not work and I did enable sharing to the xbox (which was detected by the 7 so their is a degree of connectivity
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