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Hey guys!

I want to connect my Xbox 360 to live but The Mrs. does not want a black Ethernet cable running through the apartment floor. I did not want to spend $60+ on a stupid wireless adapter and decided to research alternatives. Found a WRT-something option but it sound too complicated and found something on access points on this video.

Would this be able to work on a Dlink WBR-2310 as a Client and a Netgear WGT624 v4?
 

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Not all routers support what he is describing. Unfortunately, I do not know if the ones you mentioned do. You can look up their features as well as I can.
 

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Do you have a laptop or wireless computer near the Xbox?
 

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Do you have a laptop or wireless computer near the Xbox?
No... I have a 30ft Ethernet cable but the Mrs. doesn't like it to be notice...
 
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No... I have a 30ft Ethernet cable but the Mrs. doesn't like it to be notice...
Have you considered running it under the carpet?

That's if you have carpet of course.
 
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I want to connect my Xbox 360 to live but The Mrs. does not want a black Ethernet cable running through the apartment floor.
No... I have a 30ft Ethernet cable but the Mrs. doesn't like it to be notice...
There is more than one way to skin a cat :cool:

Have you considered a new Mrs. :p
 

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There used to be a lot of really cheap ways to get the xbox360 connected to the internet, but it seems like all of them are not up in the $60+ range.

I remember a good alternative was using ethernet over powerlines bridges, but even those are now $30 a piece, and you need a pair, I picked up a set 6 or 8 months ago for $30...

Anyway: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833156159

That should give you the bridge mode you are looking for, that was described in the video, and it about half the price of the official xbox adaptor.
 

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got the other router and was not able to do what the video shows... Grrr...