I've googled for this and can't find anything similar, so i thought I'd post here.
Since I've had an xbox arcade to replace my broken premium, I've had problems with Xbox live. The first week I had it was fine, thereafter when I turn on my Xbox and sign in, the spinny loading thing takes a good minute or two, then it pops up with a screen telling me it can't connect to xbox live. It then freezes for another 30 seconds or so to escape that screen, then I can try again. However, it normally works on the second or third time.
It's been happening two or three weeks now and I've just put up with it but it's a bit of a pain. It was fine on my old xbox, I'm using exactly the same set up, via ethernet ports, I'm with talktalk, nothing has changed, just after one week of using my arcade console it decided to start doing this :S
Anyone else had a similar problem? Or do I have to face Microsoft Customer support :(