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TP link powerline adaptors and Xbox connection dropping

TP link powerline adaptors and Xbox connection dropping

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HannsG

Original Poster:

1,243 posts

40 months

Thursday 4th April 2013
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Hi guys.

Have xbox downstairs and router upstairs hence the adaptors.

Playing xbox live and the connection keeps dropping. Really frustrating. Anyone else have this problem?

Thanks

Watchman

4,118 posts

151 months

Thursday 4th April 2013
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Mains networking is heavily dependent upon you having "quiet" mains cabling. One of my old houses had such electrically noisy heating that it even interfered with CAT5 cabling. Perhaps the heating pump, the 3-way switch or your fridge are causing dropouts?

davepoth

25,989 posts

105 months

Thursday 4th April 2013
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Try different sockets if you can, that does make a difference. Also try and avoid extension cables.

tim2100

6,183 posts

163 months

Thursday 4th April 2013
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Are the plugged in extension cables? This is a big no-no

Do you just have the two? Try to plug in additional homeplugs if available.