#1
I have an Xbox(original)l and I bought xbox live last night. I got the card, headset, project gotham, and all that good stuff. After I found the right cable I went to hook it up and got an error that said, "Couldn't connect to network gateway.." I eventually fixed that, by power cycling the modem and restarting both the computer and the xbox. Then I had the error "...something about wrong DNS..." so I went back and set the settings to automatic. Now when I attempt to run XBL I get the error message, "DHCP or PPPoE could not retrieve information...(or something like that)." The possible errors listed were 1) cables not connected, which they were; 2)something about a host name..(i'm not using wireless.) and 3) Internet may be down, whilst I could get on the internet on my computer.

What should I do, my friend Cody has been asking me everyday since I bought an XBox to get XBL and now I finally do and it doesn't work...

I probably suppose I may have to power cycle the modem, restart the computer and the xbox again too, since I changed the dns settings since the previous time.

Thanks.
#2
Do you have a router? Your modem will plug directly into one computer via one cord, so if you don't have a router, you'll have to take the network cable from the back of your computer and switch it with the Xbox one.

If you do have a router, make sure that the modem cable is connected to the right spot in the router (there is a specific spot to recieve the internet source) and then there should be a couple of spots depending on what type of router, to put in other computers/xboxs in. That could be the problem if you still can't get on.
#3
Nope, that's not the problem. I've used the router for other computers at times and it's set up the right way.

Thanks though.
#4
mine never works when i plug it into the comp..

I have a wireless router and i just plug the ethernet cable from the xbox into the back of the router and it works perfectly.
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