Using Laptop As A Network Adapter For The Xbox 360

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Google is your friend

Millions (ok, not quite millions) of guides out there. In my experience, if you follow the instructions they don't usually work out due to your system having a different setup to the one the guide was written on (diff hardware, operating system, ip/router settings etc).. I eventually got my PS2 and Ps3 working with ICS but it took much more than following a guide (lotsa lotsa fiddlign with settings!)

A few key terms to help your Google search:
- Internet Connection Sharing (ICS)
- Wireless bridge

~ "Use xbox 360 as wireless bridge"
~"Using internet connection sharing with xbox 360"
~"Using ICS with xbox 360"
etc etc etc

bascially what it is is that you connect your laptop wireless-ly to your wireless modem router then hook your xbox 360 to your laptop wired. here's a site that might help.

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I found this guide to be really useful when I did it...
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Waste of time causes stupid lag best bet is powerline adapters. I know its as expensive but at least the adapters aren't locked to one stupid device.

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Waste of time causes stupid lag best bet is powerline adapters. I know … Waste of time causes stupid lag best bet is powerline adapters. I know its as expensive but at least the adapters aren't locked to one stupid device.



I would agree, i tried it as an experiment and it was useless.

Guess it could be down to router, wifi card etc in lappy but I would just buy a non M$ wireless bridge, can get them for about £15 on fleabay

I found it to be competent as a free alternative to the bridge. Didn't lag greatly and the only downside was that the laptop had to be switched on to connect to LIVE. Then again it can be a nightmare to configure at times, and connections can be finnicky so if you can afford it the bridge/powerline is a much better option.

With regards to performance, I found using my PC as a bridge worked well once I got it set up. It was with my PS3 but I didn't recieve any lag or other problems. The only problems I encountered were errors due to closed ports (down to restrictions on the network I was using, nothing to do with the bridge setup).

Worth a shot, if it doesn't work then you'll have to fork out for a wireless adaper

Just set it up using my acer aspire one netbook and everything is ok @ present lets me browse around abox live smoothly have not played online against anybody yet will get back to you guys
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