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My dog destroyed my xbox live card and it's missing 2 characters in it. Is there any way, besides just trial and error, to correctly guess some digits/letters ? I really don't want to go through the massive trial and error process of entering all of the different possible combinations.

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If the algorithm for gift cards was known, Microsoft would change it instantly. I suspect your only recourse is going to be to see if you can return it at the store. –  Frank Nov 29 '12 at 0:16
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I would contact Microsoft support. I know I've had iTunes cards where the code got scratched off, and they have a process for identifying the card and sending you the code. I assume Microsoft can do something similar.

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I thought they had a disclaimer on them, removing liability once the code is sold. –  ChargingPun Nov 29 '12 at 18:54
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@Charging They may, but even so, that doesn't mean they won't help you. It just means you can't sue if they don't. –  bwarner Nov 29 '12 at 19:35
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The only option you have is trial and error, if you want to redeem the code.

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Assuming you won't get banned before you get it right. –  kotekzot Nov 29 '12 at 14:03
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And you probably will.. –  rdurand Nov 29 '12 at 14:07
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