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Will an Xbox only connect to a wireless router if the 2.4 GHz signal and the 5.0 GHz signal have different SSIDs? Originally, I had it worked out where the 2.4 and the 5.0 GHz were coming off the same SSID, but today it stopped unexpectedly (no changes to any configurations or anything). I made it so that they both had different SSIDs and it worked fine. Can I make it so that they have the same SSID again, or will it not work anymore?

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closed as off topic by Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams, Randolph West, 8088, Renan, Diogo Aug 12 '12 at 20:40

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While this question is off-topic, in my experience I always keep the SSID names different. – user3463 Aug 12 '12 at 6:42

I use the same SSID and It works fine. I have an arrangement with a repeater to boost signal to the end of the yard, where the manufacturer's er repeater only supports 2.4 and I want to be able to work in in the hose and those areas without losing connection or switch SSID.

When you changed the SSID it probably rebooted the connection / router to apply the settings and its most likely that this is all that was needed.

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I had already tried rebooting the modem and the router several times. – jeremy Aug 12 '12 at 15:24

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