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Limited or no connectivity.

Bullet

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#1
I have just got my pc back after about a week because it was being repaird. I tried to go on my xbox today iand i recieved a message on my pc saying "this connection has limited or no connectivity" i have tried reparied it like it says to but the problem is still here.
This has never happened before even after about 6months of xbox use.

Any help would be appreciated :)
 

Bullet

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#3
My power switch broke and it short circuited the motherboard or something like that. I got it back everything works great i can coonect to the internet normally but as soon as i plug in my ethernet cable it comes up with that message.
 

Tony D

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#4
Go to Start, click on Run and type in cmd and hit ok. This then should bring up the command prompt - a black screen with white writing.

Then type ipconfig and hit the Enter key.

You will then see 4 settings: Connection-specific DNS Suffix, IP Address, Subnet Mask, and Default Gateway.

If you could post the results in a reply, we should be able to assist you a little more.
 

Bullet

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#5
Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
(C) Copyright 1985-2001 Microsoft Corp.
C:\Documents and Settings\Jason.PBELL>ipconfig
Windows IP Configuration

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection 2:
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Autoconfiguration IP Address. . . : 169.254.254.106
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.0.0
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :
PPP adapter Wanadoo Broadband:
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . : 81.77.51.109
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.255
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 81.77.51.109
C:\Documents and Settings\Jason.PBELL>
 

Bullet

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#8
This is everything shown:

Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
(C) Copyright 1985-2001 Microsoft Corp.

C:\Documents and Settings\Jason.PBELL>ipconfig
Windows IP Configuration

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection 2:
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Autoconfiguration IP Address. . . : 169.254.254.106
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.0.0
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :
PPP adapter Wanadoo Broadband:
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . : 81.77.51.109
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.255
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 81.77.51.109
C:\Documents and Settings\Jason.PBELL>


 

Tony D

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#9
Is this the same problem you posted about on May 3 in the Connection Help Needed thread?
 

Bullet

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Ooops yes it is. Do you think it is a problem with my provider and it may only be a temporary thing?
Or can i update my i.p some other way?
 

Tony D

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#13
Maybe, but let's look at something else first.

Like we did before, go to Start and click on Run. Type in CMD and press the ENTER key. When the black screen with white lettering comes up, type in "PING www.yahoo.com" without the quotes and press the Enter key. Do you get a response or a timeout?
 

Tony D

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#17
Looking at your other post, you're using a Speedtouch 330 modem. This provides a connection for only one computer. Do you also have a router? What does the computer connect to and what does the X-Box connect to?
 

Bullet

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I plu my modem into the phonline and my xbox goes into the back of the processer into the ethernet port. It has worked for ages but now it doesnt.
 

Bullet

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Also i just changed my LAN settings to automatically detect settings. Should i have a ticked the box underneath it aswel?
 

Tony D

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#20
Unfortunately, I've only worked with one X-Box and it connected wirelessly.

How does the computer connect to the modem?

Anyway, if this was a normal setup that uses a router in addition to the modem, I'd say the problem is an IP conflict. The computer has a static IP and I don't know what the X-Box has.