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I'm playing xbox.

I'm a Stormcloak and just completed the quest to take Solitude:

I killed General Tullius, went outside, listened to Ulfric's speech, watched him walk away with the other guy saying "we have a lot to do"

However. Solitude still has the combat music playing whenever I'm there, the icon for Solitude doesn't show up on my map for fast travel, and when I run up there I get a message when I go in the gate that I have to "complete defence of the city". The Blue Palace is locked (though I can break in). The rest of the town is back to normal - no fires, people walking around, etc. How can I get the war situation to end? Should I have talked to Ulfric again after his speech?

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Related: How to fix Skyrim combat music bug? – galacticninja Dec 23 '13 at 1:40
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Going and speaking to Ulfric in Windhelm made the icon appear again on my map.

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Sorry this is about 3 years late xD but this is for anyone else stuck in a permanent battle for solitude like thing. If you have completed the quest and is still like it, then type in resetquest cwsiegeobj and the siege will stop. I have yet to see any side effects from this but everything has returned to normal and the stormcloaks act like the quest is completed.

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He mentions playing on Console (xbox), so no console available:… – DrFish Jan 2 '15 at 8:06

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