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EazyCompany
06-26-2012, 08:05 PM
Sorry I'm new to this site, but I cannot play and get achievements with friends made through this site because my NAT type is "Strict."

I haven't had XBL for long now, so I never thought it was a problem until now..

I tried searching this site but nothing came up with NAT, only KInect, but that's not what I'm getting at

If there is can anyone link me it? http://www.xbox360achievements.org/forum/showthread.php?t=6294

How do I open up the NAT settings, all these youtube vids got me confused -_-"

magikod
06-26-2012, 08:55 PM
I could use help to, I've had a lot of error messages for Red Dead Redemption while playing online about strict NAT settings. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

AmbaLaBamba
06-26-2012, 09:05 PM
You may find this useful: http://forum.teamxbox.com/showthread.php?t=584691

EazyCompany
06-26-2012, 10:03 PM
You may find this useful: http://forum.teamxbox.com/showthread.php?t=584691


Thanks bro! I'll try that right now, and see what happens :3

xTGMx INF3RNO
06-26-2012, 10:09 PM
Go to the dashboard and test your connection. Always works if i have a a strict NAT.

EazyCompany
06-27-2012, 05:22 AM
Gotcha. Thanks bruv. :D

Cable Player
06-28-2012, 02:30 PM
I recently used this from the Xbox website: (http://support.xbox.com:80/en-US/xbox-live/connecting/nat-type-strict)

As long as you follow it exactly you'll end up getting the NAT open.
When you test the network connection, if it doesn't tell you it is either moderate or strict (it won't bring up an error message at all) your NAT will be open.

Some games, such as MW2 I believe, will also tell you your NAT type in the menus which is another easy way to know.

graemzy maing
06-28-2012, 02:40 PM
if them videos dont work for ya, im not sure what they said cause i havent watched them its not to hard to change it.

go to your network setting on the xbox, then i thinks its customise, flick to the tab on the right and there should be a place to enter user name and password. this is the user name and password of your router!

also go to the router its self, do this on a laptop or pc, the address for the router will be 192.168.1.254 or 192.168.1.1. in hear change your firwall down a level to medium or something!

Cable Player
06-28-2012, 10:12 PM
You don't really want to be tampering with the firewall. At the end of the day it's there to stop hacking attempts.
I used to have my Xbox in a DMZ (Demilitarized Zone) which was outside of the firewall. I had to remove it from the DMZ and bring it back into the router because I was receiving about 20-30 e-mails per day of constant gaming about hacking attempts.
Whether they were due to somebody directly attempting to hack, or something went rouge, that's not good.

Simply follow the instructions Xbox give you by opening up the ports correctly and hey presto. Occasionally you'll need to reset it via your Xbox by choosing "Restore Factory Defaults" in the Xbox Network Settings menu, or restart your router, but it will open the NAT for you.

Trust me, I was battling a strict NAT since I started playing and it wasn't until recently I decided to listen to the Xbox.com link and now I'm running on an open NAT for just opening those ports.

Wildmn34
06-29-2012, 12:01 AM
Sorry I'm new to this site, but I cannot play and get achievements with friends made through this site because my NAT type is "Strict."

I haven't had XBL for long now, so I never thought it was a problem until now..

I tried searching this site but nothing came up with NAT, only KInect, but that's not what I'm getting at

If there is can anyone link me it? http://www.xbox360achievements.org/forum/showthread.php?t=6294

How do I open up the NAT settings, all these youtube vids got me confused -_-"

What is the make and model number of your router? The easiest way is to go into the router's settings and do some manual port forwarding. I can link you to the page for your router but I need make/model to help