Weird Router problem

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Weird Router problem

Postby R for Republican » Tue Mar 16, 2010 3:20 pm

Okay I have a Linksys, A+G Wired\wireless router. 4 wired connection ports.
Systems using the router. Main pc, a product scanner ( Sends information to the company). My pc, and a xbox 360.
So, The 2 computers and the scanner all work fine. Then i try to plug up the xbox, No connection. Swapped the ports\cables around to the pc and xbox. One works fine while the other doesn't. So for some reason when all 4 ports are being used.. one of (A) my pc, Or (B) the xbox won't connect.
Updated firmware. power cycled. any suggestions?
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Postby pbailey » Sun Mar 21, 2010 3:01 pm

Are they set to the same IP address?
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Postby Mr T » Mon Mar 22, 2010 9:26 am

XBOX has a habit of hogging all the bandwidth.. One port is also an uplink for connecting to a switch.... So its worth getting a small 4/5port switch (very cheap now - mine cost £5 UK), plugging the switch into the router, then mess about with connections...
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