Xbox can't get IP address from router

  Kate B 16:33 22 Mar 2007
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I've just got an Xbox360 and I've attached a wired ethernet bridge to it - which won't get an IP address from the router, a Netgear DG834G. DHCP is enabled - what am I missing?

  moorie- 17:22 22 Mar 2007

maybe something in this link may help
click here

  moorie- 17:36 22 Mar 2007

or here

click here

  Kate B 18:32 22 Mar 2007

Thanks, moorie, I'll have a look at those.

  powerless 22:10 22 Mar 2007

It's actually very easy to do this...probably Vista on yer mind eh?

  Kate B 22:42 22 Mar 2007

*grumps at Powerless* ;-)

It won't do it! I've plugged in an ethernet bridge, which the router sees and actually seems to have assigned it an IP but the Xbox won't play with it.

  powerless 10:49 23 Mar 2007

ethernet bridge?

Is that your way of saying that the Xbox plugs directly into the router or your way of saying there is something in between the router and the xbox?

  Kate B 14:16 23 Mar 2007

I've got one of these click here

  powerless 20:44 23 Mar 2007

Can you try and give it a static?

  Kate B 23:13 23 Mar 2007

Would I do that via the router's set-up page or the Xbox's set-up?

  carolineann 14:48 24 Mar 2007

the following links may help.

click here

click here

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ps.
"Would I do that via the router's set-up page or the Xbox's set-up?"

via the router's set-up i believe.

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