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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

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
@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

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
And you probably will.. – rdurand Nov 29 '12 at 14:07

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