Wireless Network Creation (Windows 7 PC & Xbox 360)

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BulletBill

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I'm attempting to setup a wireless connection between my Xbox 360 and my desktop PC. In the past I was able to network together my desktop and my brother's laptop so he could transfer some files. It wasn't easy then for me but I know it's possible to create a wireless network with this PC.

Frankly I despise Microsoft's setup wizard for creating a network, especially since it gives me nothing to select when I click on "Create a new network". I ended up trying an ad-hoc network which seemed like it was going to do the trick for a time shot until I got things figured out. Unfortunately that didn't work out since once my 360 was connected to that network it would deny that the network existed.

I guess I miss the old days of following the wires to trace where things might be amiss. I'm floundering pretty big here trying to figure out how to go about setting up a wireless network when I know it can be done and that I have everything that's necessary.

In short I'm completely out of my element here and feeling pretty lost and frustrated. I've tried looking up how to create a wireless network on various sites but none of what has been posted fits what I'm working with or completely answers the questions I have.


Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU M 620 @ 2.67GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 37 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 5998 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 310M, 512 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 466558 MB, Free - 401231 MB;
Motherboard: Sony Corporation, VAIO
Antivirus: Kaspersky PURE, Updated and Enabled
 

TerryNet

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The Xbox includes a Wi-Fi adapter now? Does it support ad-hoc wireless?
 

BulletBill

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The 360 has integrated Wi-Fi now. It was an extra surprise when I bought a new 360. I'm assuming it supports ad-hoc since it recognized the ad-hoc network when it searched for wireless networks. I was able to log onto the ad-hoc network I had created but when I ran a diagnostic for a network connection to my PC it found no connection. I then attempted to pull up a map for my network and my PC found nothing.
 

TerryNet

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Possibly a non-Windows firewall or security suite blocking that network? You are trying w/o encryption until you get it working, right?

Please attach a screen shot of the Networks page of the Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector and show ...

Start, Run, CMD, OK to open a command prompt:
(For Vista or 7 type CMD in the Search box after Start)

Type the following command:

IPCONFIG /ALL

[Note that there is no space between the slash and ALL.]

Right click in the command window and choose Select All, then hit Enter.
Paste the results in a message here.

If necessary use a text file and removable media to copy the results to a computer with internet access.
 

BulletBill

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I attempted things with and without Kaspersky turned on. I was trying with encryption, but tried it without encryption once I saw the 360 doesn't do WPA when it sets up as a host for an ad-hoc network.

http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g395/BulletBill76/xirruswifi.png

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7600]
Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : VAIO-Desktop
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection 4:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Novatel Wireless Network Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-A0-C6-00-00-00
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::6c6b:31cc:28a9:ed88%21(Preferred)
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 10.188.252.81(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.252
Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : Saturday, December 10, 2011 2:02:56 PM
Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : Saturday, December 10, 2011 4:02:56 PM
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 10.188.252.82
DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 10.188.252.82
DHCPv6 IAID . . . . . . . . . . . : 520134854
DHCPv6 Client DUID. . . . . . . . : 00-01-00-01-13-AD-39-61-54-42-49-5E-78-48

DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 66.174.92.14
69.78.96.14
NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Enabled

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection 2:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 7E-DD-08-DE-EF-F3
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Marvell Yukon 88E8059 PCI-E Gigabit Ether
net Controller
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 54-42-49-5E-78-48
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Atheros AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 78-DD-08-DE-EF-F3
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Tunnel adapter isatap.{B0EE257D-AFEF-4956-8BBC-3A2C71C409B8}:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft ISATAP Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Tunnel adapter isatap.{FB53407B-9E9D-49DF-B851-B8A14CF67273}:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft ISATAP Adapter #2
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Tunnel adapter isatap.{C7DD0D16-80C8-4C26-9792-C34F1EBB21F7}:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft ISATAP Adapter #3
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Tunnel adapter Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-Interface:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-Interface
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
IPv6 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 2001:0:4137:9e76:1c56:f0ff:5905:fe7c(Pref
erred)
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::1c56:f0ff:5905:fe7c%14(Preferred)
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : ::
NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Disabled

Tunnel adapter isatap.{5F909625-E8E8-4D25-90EC-D791E1B7D3B5}:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft ISATAP Adapter #5
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
 

TerryNet

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I don't know what's wrong, nor how to continue trouble shooting.
 
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