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New Xbox 360 Dashboard Update: Connection Problem Common?

Earlier today I posted an article suggesting that there were no obvious major problems with the new dashboard update for Xbox 360, however since this article was posted we have received a huge response from people reporting connection problems.

The most common problem seems to occur when people begin downloading the update, apparently a lot of people start downloading the update, however after a few minutes it fails and says that there is a connection problem.

There has been no official statement from Microsoft, however I suspect that this is a server-related problem caused by the huge demand, some users have tried installing the update multiples times and it still fails, whilst others suggested it worked after a few attempts.

My suggestion is to turn off your router for 5 minutes and retry the update, the update worked fine for me 9 hours ago when there wasn’t as much demand, so it should be a problem which resolves over time.

Have you experienced the connection problems? If so, what did you do to resolve this?

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Written by Jamie Pert

Jamie has a background in computer repairs and maintenance along with network administration, he now enjoys utilizing the benefits of new technologies and enjoys writing about anything that brings new technology to the world.

He began writing for Product Reviews in mid 2009 and has since expanded his knowledge across a wide-base of devices, he is looking to get more hands-on experience with new devices to gain a better understanding of the latest and greatest technologies.

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