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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 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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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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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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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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Can I move my downloaded games from my Xbox 360 to Xbox One?

I asked this question earlier and I was wondering if the case was the same for Xbox? To summarize: I have a series of arcade games and downloaded games that were purchased from the store on my Xbox ...
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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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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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Is it possible to get skyrim mods on xbox 360?

I'm looking for a mod that will stack multiple smaller souls to fill a larger soul gem. Is this possible on 360?
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Can I partition a HDD for playing Xbox 360 games?

I am planning to buy an xbox 360 console. my budget permits me acess to only the 4 GB one which needs extra space for many games' install. I have an external HDD of size 40GB. My question is can I ...
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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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How do I transfer my Destiny account from Xbox 360 to Xbox One?

I need help getting my account from my Xbox 360 to my Xbox One. I have a level 31 and level 29 guy and I'd not like to start over.
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How do I add mods to Minecraft on Xbox360? [duplicate]

I play Minecraft on my Xbox360. I want to add mods on my Xbox360 but how do I do that? I would like to play the Pixelmon mod on my Xbox360 because I like Pokemon, but I don't know how.
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Why do console games require a button press before showing the main menu?

I am strictly a PC gamer myself, but I noticed a strange thing. When you start every released-for-console game, like Mass Effect or Borderlands, they ask you to press Enter (or any key, etc.) after ...
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Transferring all DLC to new Xbox 360 — “download all”?

I just had to replace a RROD'ed Xbox 360. This means I have no access to any of the content on the other machine since it won't boot! I would just pop the old hard drive into the new console, but ...
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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 use the Xbox 360 Headset for game sounds instead of voice chat?

I recently picked up a cheap-o Xbox 360 wired headset (one that plugs into the wireless XBox 360 controller I use). I'm not an Xbox Live Gold member, and so I don't need chat features or anything - ...
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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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How can I transfer my data to a new xbox 360?

I just bought a new Xbox 360 slim. How can I transfer ALL the data from the old Xbox to the New one? What about downloaded content that I paid for? Can I re-download it?
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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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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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Is there any way to fix an Xbox 360 that intermittently won't read discs?

My old Xbox 360 often times (but not always) won't read a disc. If I keep ejecting/inserting it will finally work. Is there anything I can do short of sending it back to the factory? It's not under ...
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GTA IV on Xbox 360 - Out of Commission - Helicopter bug

I've hit on an Xbox 360 the same bug described in GTA IV - Out of Commission - Helicopter bug: I am on the last mission of GTA 4 -- Out of Commission -- and cannot finish due to the bug with getting ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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?
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Hardware differences in the 4GB Xbox and 250GB Xbox?

My three-year-old Xbox 360 is having video issues. The cost of a repair is high enough that I'm tempted to just buy a new console and save myself the aggravation. I already have a 120GB drive in my ...
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How can I connect my Xbox 360 to Xbox Live through my Laptop?

What steps do I need to do in order to connect my Xbox to Xbox Live through my laptop? I can connect them physically, but I also have a wireless adapter (if it's possible to create a bridge using the ...
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Guitar Hero game play on Wii versus XBox 360 and Playstation 3

I recently tried Guitar Hero World Tour on an XBox 360 the other day and am considering buying a Guitar Hero game for the Wii, my only console. My question is since the Wii does not match the hardware ...
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How can I reliably play Fallout 3 DLC without an Internet connection?

I just moved to a new apartment, and I popped Fallout 3 into my 360 before the cable company got around to turning my Internet service on. Before the move, when I did have an Internet connection, I ...
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Are console games locked to a certain region?

I'm going on a vacation from Europe to the US and was planning of bringing along some Xbox360 or PS3 games, but now I'm curious if they will be compatible with my European Xbox. In that past there ...
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Is this Xbox 360 controller fake? How can I tell? [duplicate]

Just bought it on ebay from a chinese seller with high rating. The item description said it was GENIUNE. But I'm still skeptical. Even thought It works well on my pc the box looks suspicious on the ...
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Xbox Redeem Codes Recycled?

I just wanted to know how the xbox redeem system works, and if Microsoft recycles previous codes? For the record I'm not trying to scam, I just came across a guy giving out beta codes for Gears3 but ...