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Why my “Seagate FreeAgent Desktop USB Hard Drive” will not appear on my computer?

Just try to watch a movie on Xbox360 but the USB was not recognizable. So my brother he clicked on"configure USB Drive" and he click on "customize". Few seconds later the screen froze, restarted the ...
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Windows 7 ICS problems

After a fresh install of Windows 7 on my laptop, I started having ICS problems when I would try to connect my Xbox through my laptop's Ethernet cable. In my previous installation everything worked ...
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Microsoft Natural keyboard breaks Xbox 360 controller with some games

I have a Microsoft Natural Ergonomic Keyboard 4000 and a standard Xbox 360 controller. I'm running Windows 7 Professional 64-bit. When I plug in the keyboard, Windows automatically installs some ...
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What do I need to use an XBOX 360 with my PC monitor and speakers?

I've been thinking about getting an XBOX 360, mostly for games on XBLA or some exlusive titles, since they're relatively cheap now to get used. But I'm a student and live in a small apartment that ...
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Will installing an Ultra ATA cable backwards affect performance?

I've recently purchased a hard drive upgrade for my Xbox: 320GB WD Caviar Blue WD3200AAJB and StarTech.com Ultra ATA/66/100/133 cable IDE66 (yes I'm crazy). When it came to installing the cable, it ...
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Recommended Xbox 360 Video Format?

What is the recommended or native video format for the Xbox 360? I have a Plex DLNA server setup and I dont want it to have to convert on the fly. So what is the recommended Xbox 360 video playback ...
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Unpredictable connection to Xbox Live with Belkin F5D8235-4 v2000

I have a Belkin F5D8235-4 v2000 router, and I am not able to connect to Xbox Live very good. I have a good connection, as when downloading files I can occasionally hit up to 2 MB/s, and I can talk on ...
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Internet (Flash) video without a PC [closed]

I am looking to retire my HTPC. So much of what we do with it can be done with one of our video game consoles or an AppleTV that is seems like a waste of space, power and time to maintain. The trouble ...
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Sign out of messenger on Windows 8

I just installed the Windows 8 Consumer Preview. Just going through the default procedure, I let it use my Xbox Live account to create a user. When I then went and turned on my Xbox, it now notified ...
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How do I partition my HDD for use on XBox?

I believe XBox uses the FATX file-system. How would I go about getting software to partition a USB portable hard drive for use on XBox? I don't think Partition Magic supports FATX. Thank you :)
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Windows 7 No Network Access using ICS

I have an Xbox 360, and unfortunately, no wireless adapter for said Xbox. Since I'm cheap, I decided to use my laptop and the Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) option within Windows 7 to share my ...
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Use Linksys WRT54G to get internet from Cisco E3000 (wifi) to Xbox (ethernet)?

Hoping someone can point me in the right direction... I have a Cisco E3000 which is the main router for the house (WAN). I want to use a WRT54G v8.2 to get Internet (from WiFi of the e3000) to my ...
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Fault finding on wireless and wired network

My home network is proving very unreliable. Setup as follows - Upstairs Office - All ethernet wired Switch connected to downstairs router Desktop PC Windows Home Server Oki Printer Downstairs ...
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xBox 360 emulator for PC

I want to run xBox 360 games on my computer (I can't stand the controller, and love my mouse and keyboard). So is there an xBox 360 emulator available for Windows 7? If not, what is required for ...
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Windows Batch File that zips files from ftp location? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What kind of window's batch file allows zipping of ftp files? Basically I want to keep backups of my xbmc files on my xbox, that is on the home network. I already ...
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Xbox - How would I boot from a Linux livecd? [closed]

Is there a secret button combination like a PC's F2 or Delete that forces an Xbox to boot from a CD?
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Some video files not visible on Xbox360 as Media Extender

I have an Xbox 360 as a media extender to a Windows 7 PC. Most files in my PC video library are visible and play on the Xbox, but when I added some downloaded files to the Video folder, they would not ...
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Kinect joint detection from top [closed]

I'm wondering, does the Kinect detect joints correctly when it's put on the top (on the ceiling). I don't have necessary equipment to attach it to ceiling and test, but was wondering whether it ...
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Xbox 360S setup fails as Media Extender for Windows 7 laptop using E2500 Linksys router

I have a Linksys E2500 router, an Xbox 360S, and a Toshiba Laptop with Windows 7. When I try to use the Xbox as a media extender for the laptop, it fails when I go through the router with the ...
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Is my Internet fast enough for Xbox Live? [closed]

Is my WiFi Internet fast enough for playing on Xbox Live? Down: 1.15Mb/s Up: 0.06Mb/s Ping: 879ms
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Is there an easier way to open ports for the Media Center Extender?

I'm trying to get the Xbox set up as a Media Center Extender and it's not helping that this computer's firewall is cranked up (Windows 7 Home Premium, by the way). I find that I have to open up a ...
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Connect Ubuntu 11.04 to xbox 360

I'd like to be able to stream .avi files to my xbox 360 video library. I've gone through a bunch of different servers (ushare, xbmc) both from the aptitude and from source. It seems that I can get ...
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Can Kinect Capture Eye Gestures? [closed]

I want to know that if Microsoft Kinect can capture the eye gestures? I would like to use it for a project.
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How to use Server 2008 as a media server (including XBox clients)

Is there any way to use Windows Server 2008 R2 as a media server for XBox? I want to be able to play (legally) ripped DVDs, stored on my server, without needing to install another computer or OS. ...
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360 controller restarts my PC

When I connect my wired Xbox 360 controller to a USB port on my PC, the computer shuts down instantly. I have no idea why this happens. It used to work. I have tried to other ports, and I can connect ...
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Problem establishing an Internet connection with XBox Live

I have a Linksys WRT54G2 router (slim black design, not the older WRT54 blue model). I have a XBox Slim which has an integrated wireless adapter (not the older XBox 360 with which you had to purchase ...
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How do I figure out which applications on my computer is using UPnP broadcasting?

I'm trying to get the media server TVersity to work, but when the service is supposed to start, it gets stuck on "Starting" and NEVER moves on. I've read that TVersity won't work if I've got other ...
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PC does not recognize XBox 360 controller connected through Play & Charge Kit

I wanted to hook up my wireless XBox 360 controller to my PC running windows 7. I'm trying to use the Play & Charge kit since I already had that laying around. I plugged it in and Windows ...
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How can I watch iTunes videos on an XBox?

I have videos on iTunes that I've purchased that I'd like to watch on my big screen TV. I'm wondering if there's a way I can send them to the XBox? I also have PlayOn but I'm not sure if/how to do it ...
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Xbox Live over Mac connection sharing using a Socks Proxy

I've recently moved into an apartment with a managed wifi connection. Everything is heavily proxied and most ports besides 443 & 80 are blocked. I have a personal server running at my parents ...
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suddenly can't connect to Windows 7 PC from xbmc

I have xbmc installed on a softmodded classic xbox and all of a sudden I cannot connect to the shared folders on my Windows 7 PC. Well, it can connect but it wants a username and password, but none ...
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Prevent Xbox users from editing Media Library

I am trying to watch some videos stored on my desktop computer on the Xbox, but they are in a format that the Xbox cannot decode, so I have to stream them through Windows Media Center. However, as ...
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Sony Playstation 3 PS3 Won't see Media Server

I'm kind of lost, not really sure what to do so if anyone can input me on this I'd highly appreciate it. (I'm getting to the point where I'm about to do something stupid). I recently purchased a new ...
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Streaming Media Solution for the family

Can anyone suggest a good solution for sharing media resources in the home environment for a family of 5. Hardware currently in the home includes - Windows Home Server 4 Laptops 1 desktop 3 xbox ...
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Cannot stream video to xbox through wireless network

Here's my current setup: Streaming video to the xbox worked great when I had my PC connected to the router using a wired connection (cat 5e 100mbps). But, now that the pc is wireless and actually ...
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Stream podcasts to Xbox 360

I just rebuilt my Windows 7 64-bit machine and now my podcasts aren't visible to my Xbox 360's. I download podcasts with Zune. I added the c:\users\blah\podcasts folder to the "Videos" section of ...
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Will a Xbox 360 be a good Media Extender for my Windows Home Server?

I don't have any Windows Media Center setup, only a Windows Home Server that shares the media (Pictures, Music and Movies). Will a Xbox 360 be happy streaming this content from the WHS? As far as I ...
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New router, old network, but devices won't talk to each other

I plugged the new router in and get internet on both the computer and the Xbox 360. The Xbox 360 only recognizes the computer when I turn the Smart Wall off in my Norton antivirus, and only when the ...
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Problem adding xbox 360 as windows 7 media center extender over wireless

Trying to add XBOX 360 as Windows Media Center Extender on Windows 7 Pro machine. I have completely disabled Windows firewall and wireless security, with no luck. To troubleshoot, I have: Disabled ...
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Poor quality when trying to stream a 720p video to XBox 360 using Media Center Extender

I have my XBox 360 set up as a Media Center Extender for my Windows 7 desktop. SD quality avi videos stream fine to my XBox, either though the video library or through Media Center Extender, but when ...
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Is there any software that can play a subtitle file without a video file?

My friend likes to stream movies through Netflix on her 360, and the problem with this is that Netflix does not usually provide subtitles or captioning on anything but foreign films. A few select ...
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Running Linux on XBox 360 or PS3 [closed]

Which gaming system is better for running Linux? How do these systems running Linux compare to a desktop computer?
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Windows 7 - ICS - Xbox360

I am trying to connect my Xbox 360 to the Internet through ICS using my laptop. I have done this a few days ago using the exact same hardware(so no hardware problems) The laptop can browse the ...
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All network devices freezing when Airport Extreme Base Station is connected. Any ideas?

I've been troubleshooting this issue for a while, and through a series of events have it narrowed down to my airport extreme base station. I like this router, since I'm able to connect to IPV6 sites ...
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Streaming problems between XBOX360 and Windows 7

Can I get the optional media update for 360 without xbox live?
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MP3s served to XBox 360 on FreeBSD?

My music library lives on my FreeBSD server, mostly in "Apple Lossless" M4A format, but with MP3s mixed in. My laptop accesses it via AFP. What can I use on FreeBSD to share the music with my XBox ...
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Windows 7 - media sharing extremely flakey (XBox 360)

I have constant headaches with Windows Media Library sharing, which I'm using to share my video library (a whole lot of AVI files on my computer's hard drive) with the XBox 360. I have the whole setup ...
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What is the best method for ripping DVD to stream to Xbox 360?

What is the best method to rip/encode a standard definition DVD, to be streamed to a Xbox360 from a Vista Media Center pc (preferably using free software). I’ve found tons of tutorials on the web ...
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Connecting my XBOX 360 to home network

I am trying to set up my XBOX 360 as a Windows Media Center Extender. I input the code as shown on the XBOX screen, but I get the error message: "Cannot Set Up Extender." This means that the Extender ...
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How can I stream Pandora to my Xbox 360?

How can I get pandora to stream to my xbox 360? My initial thoughts would indicate that I would need a software-emulated sound card, and then I would need a program to attach to that soundcard and ...