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There are two types of Xbox 360 "Dashboard" these days. There is the updated version called the NXE (New Xbox Experience) version and there is the original version. Finding the MAC address depends on what version of the dashboard you have.  
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Once you have found your Xbox MAC address you can visit ResNet.adams.edu to register your game device for use with the wifi. Here is how to find your MAC address.  
  
 
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'''To locate the MAC address of your Xbox 360 with the NXE dashboard'''
 
'''To locate the MAC address of your Xbox 360 with the NXE dashboard'''
  [[File:Tversity x360 nxe 1.gif|thumb|right|alt=A The old Xbox 360 configuration.|The Updated or NXE version of the Xbox360 Dashboard.]]
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  [[File:Tversity x360 nxe 1.gif|thumb|right|alt=A The old Xbox 360 configuration.|NXE version of the Xbox360 Dashboard.]]
 
1. Scroll Down (if necessary) to "My Xbox"
 
1. Scroll Down (if necessary) to "My Xbox"
  
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8. Towards the bottom of the screen you should see "Wired MAC Address." The MAC Address is the number below this.
 
8. Towards the bottom of the screen you should see "Wired MAC Address." The MAC Address is the number below this.
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'''To locate the MAC address of the newest dashboard'''
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[[File:Prod xboxTVHome page.jpg|thumb|right|alt=A The old Xbox 360 configuration.|The newest version of the dashboard.]]]]
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1. Scroll to the right to settings, select system settings.
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2. Select Network Settings
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3. Try to connect to ASCWifi, it will fail.
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4. Select "Configure network", you should be able to find your MAC address under network configuration.
  
  
 
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Revision as of 10:19, 18 June 2012

Once you have found your Xbox MAC address you can visit ResNet.adams.edu to register your game device for use with the wifi. Here is how to find your MAC address.


To locate the MAC address of your Non Updated version

A The old Xbox 360 configuration.
The Non Updated version of the Xbox360 Dashboard.

1. Go to the System area of the Xbox Dashboard and select Network Settings.

2. Select Edit Settings.

3. From Additional Settings, select Advanced Settings.

4. At the bottom of this screen you'll see a heading called Wired MAC Address


To locate the MAC address of your Xbox 360 with the NXE dashboard

A The old Xbox 360 configuration.
NXE version of the Xbox360 Dashboard.

1. Scroll Down (if necessary) to "My Xbox"

2. Go all the way to the right and select "System Settings"

3. On the new screen, select "Network Settings"

4. Select "Configure Network"

5. Under "Basic Settings" check to make sure "IP Settings" is on "Automatic"

6. Go right to select the "Additional Settings" Tab

7. Go down and select the second item "Advanced Settings"

8. Towards the bottom of the screen you should see "Wired MAC Address." The MAC Address is the number below this.

To locate the MAC address of the newest dashboard

A The old Xbox 360 configuration.
The newest version of the dashboard.
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1. Scroll to the right to settings, select system settings.

2. Select Network Settings

3. Try to connect to ASCWifi, it will fail.

4. Select "Configure network", you should be able to find your MAC address under network configuration.