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How do I associate my Xbox 360 copy of Mass Effect 3 with my EA/Origin account?

Mass Effect 3 on Xbox logs into Origin every time I start the game up, but I never actually gave it my Origin credentials, and (understandably) it does not seem to be associated with my Origin ...
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Unable to start the dragon-slaying quest in Whiterun

When you go to Whiterun in the beginning of the game to speak to the jarl who starts the quest to slay your first dragon, the quest won't start and the jarl is always in the same place every time I go ...
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I don't remember my Live ID

I have an old xbox360 and my account is there. I want to download my account on the new black Xbox360. The thing is, I don't remember the email associated with that gamertag. How can I get it?
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Will installing a game on Xbox allow me to bypass a location at which the disc becomes unreadable?

I purchased "Batman: Arkham City" 7 days ago, and I was playing and it began saying "Disc Unreadable". I proceeded to inspect the disc and noticed a sort of blur in the disc so it doesn't look the ...
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How do I access the 360 guide while on XB1?

With Rare Replay, it includes the 360 versions of some games to "show off" the Backwards compatibility in action. I can get 360 style notifications and achievements, but pressing the xbox button ...
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How can I know if a game from an NTSC region can be run on a PAL console? [duplicate]

On a PAL xbox system - I can run some NTSC games. Is there a way to know which NTSC game will run on the PAL console just by its cover?
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How to play a region locked xbox 360 game and use my region's account on it?

So I realized that their have been a lot of xbox 360 games made in Europe & Japan that haven't made it to the US. I found out though that setting up a PAL or NTSC-J xbox 360 to play these games ...
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How much hard disk space should be needed for Xbox 360?

I want to get a 360 and don't know wether to get the bigger (250GB), newer, more expensive Elite, or get one of the older, smaller (120GB), last gen ones. I know the arcade is going to be too small to ...
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Can I move my Xbox 360 to another TV?

Can I unplug my Xbox 360 from my TV and plug it in to another TV, but still have all my saved data on my Xbox? I want to move my Xbox 360 to my dad's house, but it is already at my mum's, and I do ...
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Is it possble to access Minecraft PE worlds on an xbox 360?

We have Mincraft PE on our ipad and the full version on our xbox 360, is there any way to access the worlds created on the ipad when we're on the xbox version?
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How do you download a game purchased from the xbox marketplace to a USB flash drive?

I am not a gamer and am trying to help my son download a game we purchased from the xbox marketplace. The game will not download because it is trying to load to the hard drive which only has 1.3gb ...
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Lost profile on Xbox 360 without Xbox Live

My husband was playing COD Ghosts this past weekend. When he turned the XBox 360 on the next day all of our profiles were gone. In memory, we can see 2 saved COD games but they say "unassigned ...
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GTA V requires internet to save progress

I usually play GTA V at home with my Ethernet cable connected and my 16 GB USB stick to save progress. So far, I've gained 20% completion. But I'm at a friends house with the same Xbox, and we can't ...
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Is modding Xbox 360 games difficult or dangerous to the game/system/saved files?

I'm a huge fan of visual mods but I often only see mods done by PC gamers and not console gamers. I've heard that in order to mod a console game all you need to do is download the mod onto a USB and ...
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How do I tell if I have the Dawnguard DLC on Xbox 360?

I'm not sure if I do or do not have the Dawnguard DLC. A lot of people say you have to be in Skyrim to see if you do; is there way I can find out if I have Dawnguard?
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Why does my Minecraft world keep freezing

My wife and I are playing Minecraft on the the Xbox 360, and it will randomly freeze. We have called Microsoft twice, and both times they have said that it "must be over heating." We know that this ...
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Can I buy Xbox Live games via PC and transfer them on a flash drive to a Xbox 360 internal HDD?

Due to the region restriction I cannot access Xbox Live on my Xbox, even if I purchased a Gold membership. However it seems that I can purchase games from Xbox Live Marketplace on a PC. I assume this ...
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XBox 360 no longer displaying video - However, no RROD

So I went to turn on the 360 yesterday to play some NCAA as I like to do from time to time and noticed that nothing came up on the screen. I found this odd and then looked to see if there was any ...
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Why are all the Xbox 360 games on xbox one “Bundle Only”?

Sadly no, I don't own an Xbox 360 So I just downloaded the windows 10 Xbox one update, and obviously this contains the backwards compatibility for Xbox 360 games. So I go to the Xbox store to find ...
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If I play games on the Xbox 360 for too long will game discs get damaged?

Can playing the same game for long, extended time periods damage the physical media for the games in any way? I've been playing the same game (GTA V) for 5 hours now. I love this game and don't want ...
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how to use multiplayer on Red Dead Redemption GOTY without Xbox Live or internet [closed]

I just got Red Dead Redemption GOTY and can't access multiplayer or free roam. It says check your connection. Can you help?
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How do I cancel Xbox LIVE automatic renewal online?

Is there a way to discontinue your Xbox Live automatic monthly/annual renewal (and credit card charge) over the Web/Internet?
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Can I verify an Xbox 360 game isn't damaged by installing it?

If I buy a used game the first thing I do is install the game onto my hard drive. I figure that this process must read the entire disc and so will verify the disc is not damaged. Does anyone know if ...
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Why can't I play the Xbox Live Arcade games I've bought without an internet connection?

A long time ago, I bought a few games from Xbox Live Arcade (Toy Soldiers and Greed Corporation). We haven't set up our internet connection yet since we moved, but I can still play them unlocked. The ...
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How do I organize information between the two Xbox 360's in the same house?

Through a twist of fate, I have 2 xbox 360's to use in different rooms in my house. Let's call them "original" and "new". The question is: How do I organize information between the 2 consoles? ...
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Can I download games-on-demand from foreign market places?

I'm in Germany and connect to Xbox Live using a German IP, but I've always used a fake address so I can see the UK marketplace. (Disclaimer: This is because the German market place filters out any ...
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Tips on Preventing Red Ring of Death

I have an Xbox 360, and hope to have it for a long time. What are some long-term solutions for preventing the famous Red Ring of Death from occuring?
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What movie formats can I play?

What formats can my Xbox 360 play? When I try to play a movie off my USB on the xbox, often it works and sometimes it just comes up with a error saying that Xbox can't read this format.
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What are the hardware differences between the Xbox 360 slim and the Xbox 360 E?

What are the hardware differences between the Xbox 360 slim and the Xbox 360 E? Are there any significant improvements or benefits of the Xbox 360 E that one should consider?
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Can I use PC controllers with my XBox 360?

Can we use cheap PC controllers with the XBox 360 by connecting it to the USB slot? PC controllers are much cheaper than Microsoft's.
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Which games on Xbox360 support 3D? [closed]

I know there are 3D games for PC and for PS3, but are there any for Xbox 360? Is there a full list somewhere and what 3d technology do they use (what kind of TV do you need)?
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Key specs of USB Flash Drives used for saving game data

Is there anything special I should look for when purchasing a USB flash drive to store game profile data? For example, when browsing the online stores, there are numerous 16GB flash drives out there ...
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Refurbishing “loose” Xbox360 Controller

I have several 360 controllers and the analog sticks seem to get loose on me rather quickly. Is there a way to fix this "looseness", perhaps with a refurb kit or some other method? This would ...
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Xbox Gamertag Profile on Friend's Console - Can I download my content?

I'm going to be travelling to a friend's this upcoming weekend, and during the time I will likely be using a friend's Xbox. I know that within the past year Microsoft has made the shift to keep ...
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How do I tell which games have local cooperative multiplayer?

I've always wanted a gaming console. I figured I wanted a PS3 but when I looked into it it seems like Xbox 360 has more games that support couch coop ( = 2 player on the same console) I want to buy ...
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How to copy Xbox info from USB?

I have a USB that I formatted to use with my Xbox. It worked fine, used it for ages, no issue. Now though, I have not used it on my Xbox for quite a while, so I was wondering if I might be capable of ...
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Easiest way to screenshot an XBox 360, Playstation 3, or Wii Game?

What's the easiest way to take a screenshot of an XBox 360 or other console game? Do I really have to buy a video card with HDMI/HDTV support, plug the XBox into that, and do the screen cap on the ...
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Can I use an Xbox 360 controller to play Xbox One?

So I broke my Xbox One controller, and while it is easy enough to go out and buy another, I have a couple of Xbox 360 controllers. Is there any way to use an Xbox 360 controller to play Xbox One?
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Is it possible to play online with an XBox Live Silver account?

I do not own an XBox, but a friend of mine does. I recently changed my regular on-console gamer profile to an XBox Live Silver profile so that I can use my profile on any XBox. I do want to play ...
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Skyrim PS3 vs 360 Load Times

I would like to pick up a copy of Skyrim today but am undecided if I should get it on PS3 or 360. IGN says that the 360 load times are lengthy and frequent and unfortunately their PS3 review is not up ...
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In Mass Effect 3, I did not get a choice of game mode; is it because I imported a ME2 character?

I just started a new game in Mass Effect 3, on the Xbox 360, by importing my existing ME2 character. I have just witnessed the attack on the council at the very start, and now just got to the point ...
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Xbox 360 powers on but does not boot

When I try to start my Xbox 360, I get most of the noise and none of the action. The cooling fans spin up The 1/0-logo in the middle of the led ring is lit, all four parts of the ring are dark. The ...
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What's the best way to beat a lag switcher?

A lag switch is a mechanism that allows inserting delays into the flow of traffic on a network. When used during a video game, it has the effect of having the character appear frozen in the game while ...
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Wulfgar won't teach me Unrelenting Force's final word after Arngeir accepts horn of Jurgen

I am seeing this bug in Skyrim where Wulfgar doesn't respond though you found his horn. Various attempts and work-arounds I've tried: Gate-related Walked or ...
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Achievements on Xbox 360 and Games for Windows Live

Say I play a game on the Xbox 360 and earn some achievements. If I later buy the same game through Games for Windows Live (under the same gamertag), will those achievements show up in both places, or ...
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How can I use an Xbox 360 controller with a PlayStation 3?

My PS3 has basically gathered dust for half a year since I'm not feeling the controller. What are my most reasonable options for using a Xbox 360 controller on a PS3 (preferably wireless, but I have ...
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Are items that disappear from Fallout: New Vegas companion inventories lost forever?

Twice now, I've completed a side quest in Fallout: New Vegas, received a unique weapon, given that weapon to one of my companions and then had the weapon disappear completely from the game. Is there a ...
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How do I take video caps of my XBox 360?

Is there a way to record clips of gameplay / dashboard activity on an XBox 360 for games that don't have a record feature?
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Backing up my 360 Save Games to USB stick

I see so many different answers about this I'm not sure which is true, so I'd like to ask: Can I save my Xbox 360 games to a USB drive for safe keeping? I'm selling my Xbox 360 slim and my ...
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Are all Xbox games compatible with Xbox 360?

Are all Xbox games compatible with Xbox 360? For example, I want to play Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth. Would there be any kind of problem?