So you have an XBOX 360 and your finally planning on taking your game online. Well there are a few different ways you can go about hooking your XBOX 360 up to the Internet and really depends on the household. A few things you will need before going online includes a hard drive for your XBOX 360, an Ethernet cable that will run from where your Internet modem is located to your XBOX 360, and you will also need to purchase a 12 month subscription to XBOX LIVE which is normally done after you've connected your XBOX 360 to the Internet.
The first way you can go about hooking your 360 up to the Internet is directly to a cable modem. This is the most common method people use to connect their 360 and will involver disconnecting your computer from the Internet while you play online. It's pretty simple to do if you do it in the proper steps. First thing you should do is turn off your computer, cable or DSL modem and XBOX 360. Then you should hook an Ethernet cable from the cable modem to the Ethernet port on the back of your XBOX 360. Then power up your cable mode and then power up your XBOX 360.
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