Xbox Live

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It wasn't Cortana

As is often the way, writing the previous post put me in the mood to have another shot at fixing the problem. One of the things missing from the previous post was me mentioning I'd temporarily switched the Xbox 360 over to a fixed IP address. The Xbox live network recommendations require a couple of ports to be forwarded, which means the router needs to know where they go to! I'd put the MAC Address for the 360 into my DHCP server but simply hadn't got around to switching the config on the Xbox over from manual to automatic. I...

Weird Xbox live connectivity issue

I'm having a weird connectivity issue with Xbox live, as the post title implies! I recently updated my router (Cisco 857) so that it adheres to the Xbox live list for open ports. The aim being for maximum connectivity as far as XBL is concerned. All fine, groovy etc. However recently it's failing to automatically connect to XBL. After it fails to connect, it prompts me to test my connection. If I test the connection, everything checks out fine across the board. The weird part is that after I've tested the connection, I can sign in to XBL without any issues...