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ashdragon1

join:2013-02-06
reply to ComcastVic

Re: [Wi-Fi] Xbox 360s Wi-fi issues with Arris TG862/TG852

Also saw this was posted in May of last year, saying it would be March 2013 when the firmware would update. There are hundreds of people online that are having this issue and some that even left Comcast because of it. I don't blame them, This firmware should have been up ages ago. Shame i have to pay for the xbox live and cant use it because Comcast is left behind in the internet race. Here is to hoping that in March the firmware goes threw, as This is a real disappointment in service for a year now...



whamel
billhamel .net
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join:2002-05-09
Hinsdale, IL
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just hook up the Ethernet to the XBOX, that what I do. If you can't and it is wireless, try to move the WiFi router where both are in line of sight of each other, and if you can't do that I suggest going out to a hardware store, buy urself some nice RG6Q (Q=Quad Shield) and move the modem closer to the xbox.
ohhh yea, if your wifi router has external antennas, upgrade those. I use a 14dBi flat panel (directional)and have it nailed to the wall above my window and it has line of sight all the way down the apartment through the window on the other side and I can get WiFi out at the street aorund 24Mbps. But with 4G now, that's retarded..,.
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gar187er
I do this for a living

join:2006-06-24
Dover, DE
kudos:4
reply to ashdragon1

said by ashdragon1:

Also saw this was posted in May of last year, saying it would be March 2013 when the firmware would update. There are hundreds of people online that are having this issue and some that even left Comcast because of it. I don't blame them, This firmware should have been up ages ago. Shame i have to pay for the xbox live and cant use it because Comcast is left behind in the internet race. Here is to hoping that in March the firmware goes threw, as This is a real disappointment in service for a year now...

comcast works fine. its not as if ALL connected devices have problems, its only the xbox. so i wouldnt say comcast is to blame for anything.
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n_w95482
Premium
join:2005-08-03
Ukiah, CA
reply to ashdragon1

If the Xbox isn't working with the gateway, and you're not changing it out, then why continue to have a Xbox Live Gold subscription? If I were in your position, I'd suspend the account and save money in the meantime.
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ashdragon1

join:2013-02-06
reply to gar187er

thank you fanboy. Actually hundreds of people are complaining about this issue as many people use xbox not only for gaming but for their comcast tv viewing - netflix, and other media facebook etc. right comcast is not to blame for not updating firmware as the other companies have knowing about this issue for over a year, myself and many others had no issue before switching to comcast, i even asked the rep if there were any compatibility issues with gaming systems before i purchased from them. I dont understand people that want to defend something that is working for them and not others, its exactly like not donating to a cause because you dont know anyone that suffers from the illness or yourself. so basically dont make random posts your voice is a waste. Im not going to buy a new router, because this is not what i paid for when signing up for Comcast. I could unsubscribe from xbox live but that wouldnt make sense as i paid for a year and have 3 months left, wouldnt make much sense, as hopefully march's firmware patch will fix it. So yes .. comcast is to blame for this yes , all i can say is i hope google Fiber internet service becomes widespread in the next few years or screw it back to verizon is the firmware doesnt work



gar187er
I do this for a living

join:2006-06-24
Dover, DE
kudos:4

oh no not hundreds out of the MILLIONS of comcast internet users that have an xbox!!!

you could swap the gateway for an SMC then be done with the issue.
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n_w95482
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join:2005-08-03
Ukiah, CA
reply to ashdragon1

said by ashdragon1:

I could unsubscribe from xbox live but that wouldnt make sense as i paid for a year and have 3 months left, wouldnt make much sense, as hopefully march's firmware patch will fix it.

Ah, that makes sense now.
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xion_one

join:2004-04-22
Miami, FL
reply to gar187er

said by gar187er:

said by ashdragon1:

Also saw this was posted in May of last year, saying it would be March 2013 when the firmware would update. There are hundreds of people online that are having this issue and some that even left Comcast because of it. I don't blame them, This firmware should have been up ages ago. Shame i have to pay for the xbox live and cant use it because Comcast is left behind in the internet race. Here is to hoping that in March the firmware goes threw, as This is a real disappointment in service for a year now...

comcast works fine. its not as if ALL connected devices have problems, its only the xbox. so i wouldnt say comcast is to blame for anything.

If you want to be technical about it, this particular gateway (TG862, not sure about TG852) and its firmware has connectivity problems with numerous much-used devices, including Apple products (iPhones, iPads). So no, its *not* just the Xbox. It also has issues when doing mobile banking for some. The fact that Comcast acknowledged these issues back in May 2012 and the firmware update still has not been available up to now (and Comcast tech support have no idea about any of this when you call them), there is no way you can say they aren't to blame for anything.


gar187er
I do this for a living

join:2006-06-24
Dover, DE
kudos:4

yea they need to build better modems.
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