Getting started: Networking

"I’m connecting to Xbox Live for the first time."
Get help connecting your Xbox console to Xbox Live using a wired or wireless connection.
Connect your Xbox 360 console to Xbox Live using a Windows computer in place of a router
Learn how to connect your Xbox 360 console to Xbox Live by using your Windows computer instead of a router.
Choosing or configuring a new networking device
Find out about specific models of network routers, gateways, and bridges, and learn about any known issues or other information that will help you select and configure new networking hardware for your Xbox.
Connect your Xbox 360 console to Xbox Live using a Mac computer in place of a router
Learn how to use your Mac to connect your Xbox 360 to Xbox Live.

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