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101 Aug 11, 2004 10:20 PM

Extremely slow FTPing to and from Xbox

Lately I've been getting 5k speeds while transferring to and from my xbox. I'm not sure what the problem is, when I ping the xbox every so often the ping request times out. What does this suggest to you, what would you try first? I've tried using a different cable, but the same thing happens


Anyone have any idea what the problem could be ?


PhantomTa2 Aug 12, 2004 03:46 AM

Have you tried opening the ports on your router or DMZing the router altogether and using a software firewall on your PC?
I did that and now I get 10MBps when transferring over the LAN. Whereas when is wasn't DMZed and even when I opened all the right ports, it either sent at an embarrassingly low 3-5KBps or wouldn't connect at all.
Also, if you are running a software firewall aswell, make sure that the IP of the X-Box is set to "trusted" so the PC will let you connect to it properly.

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