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    New sky router but xbox live unplayable wirelessly

    This is a discussion on New sky router but xbox live unplayable wirelessly within the Gaming on Sky forums, part of the Sky Broadband help category; Been with sky broadband for 3 years and everything was great till last week when my router broke. Got my ...

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      New sky router but xbox live unplayable wirelessly

      Been with sky broadband for 3 years and everything was great till last week when my router broke. Got my replacement 2 days ago and everything is working fine apart from when I try and play my xbox online. Playing COD is just unplayable and I had no problems before playing online wirelessly with my old router. My connection is fine as my laptop & ipod can surf wirelessly no problems.

      sky have said they will put me on gamer profile but to go from no lag to unplayable by just changing routers i was wondering if there is anything i could do to make it better as i don't really want to be using a cable acroos my living room floor for the future.

      any help appreciated

      cheers

      lee


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      Re: New sky router but xbox live unplayable wirelessly

      You will never beat a cable for gaming but if you must use wireless then try changing the channel number in the router to 13.

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      Re: New sky router but xbox live unplayable wirelessly

      Hi
      The best optiion is homeplugs, the price is coming down all the time and the don't need cables all-over, just google for a selection.
      Stephen

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      Re: New sky router but xbox live unplayable wirelessly

      i agree you can never beat a cable and home plugs is a good option but its a bit bad having a wireless router that can't handle online gaming when my previous router had no problems at all. My NAT is set as open and i have changed to different channels with no effect. just defeats the object of me having to spend more money on home plugs when its clearly a fault with the hardware i have already paid for :-(

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      Re: New sky router but xbox live unplayable wirelessly

      How many channels have you tried and have you got a wireless computer you can try running netstumbler on to see who is on what channel around you?

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      Re: New sky router but xbox live unplayable wirelessly

      In addition who makes the new router they've sent you? Netgear, Sagem or D-Link?

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      Re: New sky router but xbox live unplayable wirelessly

      Quote Originally Posted by simonmpoulton View Post
      In addition who makes the new router they've sent you? Netgear, Sagem or D-Link?
      Its a D-link DSL 2640S and problem solved now

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      Re: New sky router but xbox live unplayable wirelessly

      Quote Originally Posted by erniebert1 View Post
      Its a D-link DSL 2640S and problem solved now
      if you don't mind me asking, what was the problem and how was it solved?

     

     

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