Xbox 360 wireless question

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  1. SoulAssassin

    SoulAssassin Car Ramrod

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    I just realized that I had a linksys wireless-g usb adapter laying around (for work but I wanted to try it) and connected it to my xbox. I ran the windows connect now wizard from my laptop and saved the settings to my flash drive. I put it on the 360 and it says it cannot find my wireless adapter.

    Router - D-link DI604
    AP - AP2100DWL
    Wireless Adapter - Linksys Wireless G Adapter (no model # on box)

    Any ideas why it doesn't find the adapter? I couldn't find any explicit information saying it won't be compatible buy maybe I missed something.


    Edit: I think I found the answer I was looking for...guess I gotta run my cable.
  2. Torx

    Torx Indigenous Nudist

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    so the wireless adapter isnt compatible with the 360?
  3. SoulAssassin

    SoulAssassin Car Ramrod

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    From what I've found on the xbox forums they said that only the MS wireless or ethernet to USB wireless adapters would work...it looked like my linksys would work at first though.
  4. Steve Juneau

    Steve Juneau I am teh em0z LULZ

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    So...the cheapER wireless adapters sometimes work with the 360? I really begrudge spending £60 on the official 360 version, especially after slapping down 80 notes on an "essential" hard drive for the damn thing.
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    Electric_Head New Member

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    You need an ethernet -> wifi bridge. Any wireless access point with an ethernet jack would work too.
  6. SoulAssassin

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    Just in case anyone cares I did figure something out. I had a dlink dwl2100 access point as my single wireless item. For work I carry a Linksys wrt54g so I ended up switching the two and had my AP act as a repeater instead of an AP and used the Linksys as a wireless router. Instead of spending $100 it worked out pretty nicely.