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How to Bridge an XBox Through a VM?

I am trying to bridge my XBox One through a virtual machine running WANem / Knoppix, for the purpose of network testing an indie game. My operating system is Windows 8, and my setup is currently as ...
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Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) Port Forwarding?

When connecting my XBox One to my laptop via ICS I am able to open port 3074 required to receive an open NAT type, but other ports do not appear to open when added using the same method as 3074, using ...
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How to navigate Windows 10 with an Xbox 360 Controller?

Note: I have checked this question already Navigating Windows 8 with an Xbox 360 controller and Xbstart wouldn't work, and last time I went to JoyToKey website (could be a fake one) Chrome warned me ...
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Xbox 360 wireless receiver causing issues with my Bluetooth adapter

This is a strange problem, but I'm hoping someone can help. I recently updated to Windows 10, from Windows 7. Everything works well, except I'm running into a very strange issue with the wireless Xbox ...
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How to start an application when connecting an Xbox 360 controller

This is my first post here and I was wondering, is it possible to have an application open when I connect an Xbox 360 controller to my Windows 10 laptop using the proprietary xbox 360 wireless ...
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Xbox 360 Controller connects as third player and doesn't work

My 360 controller connects to the usb wireless receiver no problem, but it always joins as 3rd player. My games all see it as Xinput controller 3 (if they see it at all) but oddly don't see the other ...
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Windows 10 apps and CPU usage

I upgraded from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10, and the apps executable files are lining up in my CPU and causing a lot of lag. I keep having to close down my computer and restart it to clear things, and ...
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Can't get second router to assign Xbox 360 an IP address. Functions fine otherwise

Due to the layout of my house, I'm forced to use multiple broadcasting devices to cover it with signal. I have an Ethernet cable ran from an open port from my main router (the one connected to the ...
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XBOX 360 Connection to XBOX Live fails - Server 2008

I have an Xbox 360, that when I connect it directly to my Comcast modem will connect to Xbox live perfectly fine. However, I have a server in my house running Server 2008 Service Pack 2, which has ...
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Connecting my Xbox 360 to my Raspberry Pi 2 to use an OpenVPN connection

Here is my brief setup: Xbox360 Raspberry PI 2 running ArchLinuxARM (alarm) The raspberry pi's main ethernet port has a cable connecting directly to my main router The xbox has a cross-over cable ...
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Xbox controller isn't working on my Windows 8 PC

I plugged my Xbox controller into my Windows 8 laptop and I don't know how to work the controller on my PC.
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Xbox 360 controller on PC only indentified with the play and charge

I have a different problem than most with my XBOX 360 Wireless controller on the PC. I have the a wireless receptor connector and the Play and Charge kit. IT is an original Microsoft 360 controller. ...
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xbox-360 ethernet to win7 tower to wireless

alrighty i have an xbox etherneted to a pc running win7 this physical connection is solid because upon turning on the xbox the pc recognizes "unidentified network" in a local area connection. this ...
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WD Passport Ultra Stops Working out of nowhere

My WD Passport Ultra has stopped showing up in device manager/windows explorer and anywhere really. I've tried it on a different computer and with a different USB 3.0 cable as well as plugging it ...
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Windows 7 not sharing all shared files

I've been having some trouble sharing video files from my Windows 7 computer to my other devices. I have a few videos I'd like to watch on my TV, and I'm trying to stream them from my computer to ...
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Win 8.1 laptop cant find any dnla devices in same network

I have sony vaio svs1511 laptop upgraded to windows 8.1, xbox one, and LG SmartTV (2014 year model, with WebOS). They are all in the same 5GHz wi-fi network (I've checked that), pings from my laptop ...
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Xbox 360 Controller not working with PC

I have installed the 360 controller software from Microsoft and it comes up in device manager but the controller software does not recognize the device. Compatibility Report from Device Manager: ...
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Could you modify a file from a game in this manner?

What I am about to ask is probably going to sound like science fiction, but if I grab a usb, hook it up to my xbox and copy (for example) madden 15 to it. Then I plug it into my computer and open it ...
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Will this xbox 360 receiver work on OS X?

Will the following XBOX 360 controller receiver work on OS X 10? ...
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Using an adapter to plug an xbox headset into a PC

I've recently started PC gaming after a few years using Xbox. I now want to play TF2 with a friend, but since TF2 is quite tactical, we need to communicate. I have a headset for xbox that I no longer ...
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Port Forwarding multiple Xbox

Scenario is; 5 Xbox 360 console. Connected to a router, connected to a modem/router. Even if it is 3, same scenario. Wanting to open ports for Xbox Live(I know what ports), when I set up port ...
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Which settings should I use on VLC to transcode a video to play on Xbox 360?

I tried to convert a video on VLC a few times to play on Xbox but I can't find the right settings. I used a few formats specified in this page but they didn't work. I also found this page that ...
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Windows media center Extender Error

I recently brought a new computer and when i try to link my Xbox 360 to my external hard drive using windows media centers extender option (what everyone uses) but i get this error after 2 steps and ...
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Xbox to Sonicwall TZ180 [closed]

First, not sure if this is the right place to post this. I have a Xbox 360 hooked up to a SonicWall TZ180. The SonicWall is then connected to my TP-Link router which is downstairs. When I play games ...
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How to Stop Windows Media Center remote from controlling XBox 360 *AND* XBMC?

I have an XBMC PC (Windows 7) setup to my TV, along with an XBox 360. As to be expected the remote control sends signals to both the Xbox and XBMC PC, which is problematic as I will sometimes go back ...
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How to Block ALL incoming/outgoing internet traffic EXCEPT streaming to an Xbox?

How can I block all incoming/outgoing internet traffic except streaming to an Xbox 360? For the past few weeks, streaming video files from my PC to my Xbox 360 has started failing, with the videos ...
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Streaming content from Surface 2 to Xbox 360

I recently watched this YouTube video where I learnt some cool things about what my tablet is capable of. However, when I went home to try them, the result was somewhat anticlimactic. Firstly ...
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Make Smartglass connection last longer with Xbox

I quite often use Smartglass from both my phone and tablet to control my Xbox, typically as a remote control for things like Netflix. It works well, the one downside is the constant reconnecting ...
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Using computer as external hardrive “flashdrive” for xbox360 slim?

Anyone know if it's possible to connect your computer to your xbox 360 slim using it as a 'flash-drive' to stream games. I've installed grand theft auto 5 on a thumb drive but don't have enough space ...
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Low Connectivity on Wireless Xbox 360 Controller for Windows 7

I bought a wireless Xbox 360 controller for my laptop. It seems to work fine when turning it on. However, it will only stay connected within 3 feet range of the receiver. I have a bluetooth USB ...
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Why is there a Xbox games app in windows 8.1

On my website I am doing a review the Xbox-games app on Windows 8.1. And for some reason I don't get it why it should be there? Is there anything extra to your gaming-experience while playing with the ...
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Backing up Xbox 360 USB data then using then USB drive

I have one USB drive available to me, its a 16GB Corsair which I use to save my Xbox 360 game data to. Now, I want to install OpenSUSE via a live USB, so I need to backup the data on the drive to my ...
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What are the differences between wireless gaming adapters and straight wireless adapters?

Devices like the Xbox - with only an ethernet port and no built-in wireless - can be connected to wireless networks using a gaming adapter. How does a gaming adapter differ from a regular wireless ...
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Remapping an axis on a gamepad to a button on Ubuntu

I am trying to use an Xbox 360 MadCatz FightPad on Ubuntu 13.04. The main problem is that two of the buttons, corresponding to the left and right triggers on the Xbox controller, are registering as ...
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Changing MTU on Windows 8

have tried several times to change the mtu on my windows 8 hp laptop, have used the method shown here- ...
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Can I connect an Xbox console to a laptop monitor through an HDMI port that supports only video? [closed]

I want to know if it is possible to connect an Xbox 360 console to the monitor of a laptop. I have searched about this and I have found out that it might be able to be done through an HDMI port that ...
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Detecting if an Xbox 360 is online

I have been working on a set of PHP pages that runs on an Apache server on a (Ubuntu) linux box, which returns status and information about the devices on my LAN. One thing that is done is a simple ...
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Access NAS on Samba with Xbox360

I have a Raspberry Pi running Samba with NAS, I can access the NAS from all the PC's in the house but the Raspberry Pi is not showing up in the Xbox's video apps screen (other PC's are however). How ...
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No 'sharing' tab when attempting to connect laptop with xbox 360

I am using a Sony Vaio Series SR, Windows Vista and have followed a number of forums and threads on how to resolve the issue. The issue is that when I go to Control Panel > Network and Sharing Center ...
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Connecting Steelseries Cross Platform to 360 with monitor

So I'm trying to connect it to my 360 with my desktop monitor but no luck. For reference, it has either green/pink audio out and mic cables, or audio out and a USB connector. It says on their website ...
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recover deleted xbox360 profile from Flash Drive?

I have a 8GB Usb flash drive and I configured it from xbox 360 for 1 GB. SO that I can use Pen Drive in both PC and 360. Accidentally I deleted all files from pen drive now My profile is also deleted ...
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My USB drive isn't working for Computers after I checked if it could be configured to xbox 360

I checked to see if I could configure my USB drive for the Xbox so that it could hold Cbox files. But after I saw that it would delete all files, I cancelled. But now my USB drive won't work on any ...
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Can't find SmartGlass in Windows 8 App Store [closed]

In microsoft pages they are saying: Download and Install SmartGlass from the Windows Store Open the Start screen on your Windows-based device or PC. Select Windows Store. Open the ...
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Port Priority on TP-Link 8951nd Router

First of all i apologize for my bad english :D I have a TP-Link 8951nd ADSL Router witch connected to Xbox 360 Console and PC with ethernet port. i want to set priority to the ports so if xbox is ...
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Is it possible to stream XBMC video plugins over UPnP?

Ideally I'd like to be able to stream video from XBMC plugins to an XBOX 360. I've read UPnP makes it possible to share media, but haven't seen anywhere that indicates the possibility of sharing ...
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Installing Linux/Ubuntu on XBOX 360 [closed]

Is it possible to change the XBOX 360 operating system to any popular flavor of Linux? I recently read it was possible to do this but the XBOX 360 seems to have barriers to prevent people from doing ...
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Wifi Bridge Issues

I just bought a vonets wifi bridge to give internet to my xbox, but the cd provided will not launch and attempting to launch it crashes windows explorer and prevents me from shutting down or ...
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Can cheap HDMI leads really give a poorer image?

I understand it is a digital signal. However, I bought two mega cheap leads as spares. My current cable (amazon basics) seems to be giving me issues (random signal loss- reproduced by wiggling the ...
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How do I open ports on an Actiontec MI424WR?

Visiting a friend who has Frontier FiOS internet and an Actiontec MI424WR broadband router, latest version. While their ethernet connection works for web browsing, they are experiencing what I believe ...
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Microsoft account cannot connect to XBOX games on Windows 8

We have an Asus Vivo-tab with accounts for three people (A, B, C). They all are configured with separate Microsoft Account IDs. Everyone can log in successfully to the tablet. The trouble occurs ...