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In need of wireless acesspoint(?) router

Discussion in 'Networks & Internet Connectivity' started by FeFiDoh, 1 Aug 2006.

  1. FeFiDoh

    Sgarrista

    Joined: 17 Aug 2005

    Posts: 7,595

    Location: Swindon

    Suppose it can go in here if not sorry!

    Basically the router is downstairs connected to the phone line i have my PC/xbox/xbox360 upstairs i could do with a wireless kinda of access point that can connect to my router downstairs so i can get internet to my xbox without the PC being on. At the mo im ICS them both and have to keep swapping cat 5 cables over!

    What can i use?
     
  2. Energize

    Caporegime

    Joined: 12 Mar 2004

    Posts: 28,971

    Location: England

    Wireless ethernet bridge, however you need to buy a special (overpriced) xbox 360 one iirc
     
  3. JaseUK

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 10 Jun 2006

    Posts: 1,975

    Location: W. Yorks

    Wy do you have to keep swapping yer cables.
    I have a similar setup to you only my X360 is downstairs. My router is connected to my main rig upstairs via ethernet, the X360 is connected by ethernet downstairs and I use my laptop wirelessly.
    You never need to turn yer PC on for Xbox live.
    Am I missing someit :)

    Edit:
    Just realised I am assuming you dont want cables running, X360 bridge you need.