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What is the point of installing a game? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should I install Xbox 360 games to my hard drive? When I enter and see a game in the dashboard, I can press Y and see game details for it. There I can choose to install ...
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Can I keep using DLC on a borrowed Xbox 360?

I pre-ordered Fallout: New Vegas from GameStop and got the Classic Pack DLC as a "reward." I own a 360 Arcade and don't have an Xbox Live account. My girlfriend owns a 360 Elite and has a silver Live ...
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Do multiplayer games on the Xbox 360 require a subscription?

I have been looking into the details of the Xbox 360 (I only own old school consoles and the Nintendo Wii) and one of the most touted features of the console is the ability to play online with ...
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How do I uninstall the second (“play”) disc of GTA V?

I have unknowingly installed the "play" disc of GTA V on my Xbox 360. Although I'm not noticing any lags just yet, I'm worried about the reports of bugs and slower frame rate. Is there a way to delete ...
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How can I access/play Kinect Fun Labs using the current dashboard?

I had Kinect Fun Labs and many of its mini-games installed on my XBox prior to the initial Metro/Tiles dashboard update of around a year ago. Now, after the latest dashboard update the files are still ...
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Won't Xbox Marketplace let me choose my own language?

I just purchased Assassins Creed: Revelations on Xbox marketplace and woe, as usual, it assumes I want my damn game in Norwegian. The game is now riddled with horrendously badly translated Norwegian ...
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How to recover game data from a bricked Xbox 360?

So a few days ago my Xbox 360 finally conked out completely. It's a 2006 model that I had already sent in for repairs (from an RRoD) a few years ago, so there's no more warranty on it today. Symptoms ...
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Xbox 360 4 GB Game Compatibility

Is it true that some games will not play on a Xbox 360 4 GB? In particular, I'm wondering about Modern Warfare 2. Since I "know" about computers, my relatives want console recommendations, as if I ...
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How to find the better games on Xbox Live Marketplace?

With so many games on Xbox Live Marketplace (XBLM), how can I identify the better games or more popular games from the market?
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How to be sure the GTA V “play disk” isn't installed?

After reading all the problems caused by installing both disks on the Xbox360, I was wondering if I did the installation process as suggested. After installing the first disk I was asked to insert the ...
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Does the XBOX 360 controller have pressure sensitive buttons

I am reliving my childhood today with the fantastic Metal Gear Solid HD Collection, and I have noticed that the buttons on my XBOX 360 controller(unlike the buttons on my old Playstation 2 controller) ...
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How do I switch between more than 2 weapons?

In my loadout right now, I've got an assault rifle, a shotgun, and a heavy pistol. (I've double checked that I'm supposed to be carrying 3, so it's not just an inventory brain-fart issue) According ...
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Why does my Xbox 360 reset when I change the input on my TV, unplug the HDMI cable, or turn the TV off?

I use my TV for my computer and Xbox. Today I was downloading the expansion for Battlefield 3. It's a 2gb download so I decided to switch and surf around. What I didn't notice is that as soon as I ...
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What settings need to be configured on my firewall/router to support XBOX Live connections?

What network and firewall settings are required to connect to XBOX Live through my home network? I had everything set up correctly and working but had to reset my router after a firmware upgrade and ...
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Using a standard dynamic microphone (3.5mm male mini jack) + a 3.5=>2.5 adapter with an Xbox 360

Can I use a standard dynamic microphone with an Xbox 360 ? To be sure I can, I would need to be confirmed that 1. any dynamic microphone with a 3.5mm mini-jack plug + a 3.5mm=>2.5mm adapter would work ...
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Xbox 360s to TV with HDMI suddenly creating static

My XBOX is connected through an HDMI cable directly to the TV and even though the picture remains perfect, the audio begins to crackle after it’s on for anywhere between 5-20 minutes. It just ...
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Does the Xbox windows controller work with directinput games?

I want to buy a Xbox controller with PC receiver. I know it uses Xinput. Will it work with old games that use DirectInput?
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How do I get an XBox 360 to update games?

I have an XBox 360 that hasn't been connected to a network for about three years. I finally got around to hooking it up today. It downloaded a bunch of updates and I created an XBox Live account (just ...
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Skylanders: how does the autosave work?

My son is playing "Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure" on an Xbox360. Now - I know the game is supposed to autosave each chapter and in some other particular occasions. However, he got to chapter 8, turned ...
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How can I check my ping in Battlefield 3?

How can I check my ping in Battlefield 3 when playing online?
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Can I play on my Xbox Live account on my mates Xbox?

I'm around at my mates place and its Double XP weekend on COD: Black Ops. Can I play on my Xbox account on his Xbox so I can boost my XP points instead of his?
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What are good character builds in Puzzle Quest 2?

I've noticed that when I play tournament style a lot of the monsters have good synergy between their abilities. However, in my single player, I can't seem to find a build that gives me that level of ...
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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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Do you need Xbox Live Gold to play GTA V with Rockstar Social Club?

When I try to take a selfie in GTA V, or look at some leaderboards of some events, I get a warning that "Xbox Live is not available (or not supported) for your account". The strange thing is, I have ...
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Can I use mods with the Xbox 360 version of Skyrim?

I have a Mac and an Xbox 360. Is there a way to download mods on my computer, without downloading any software, and then put the mod onto a flash drive for my Xbox 360?
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How can I move my Mass Effect 2 save between Xboxes?

I know that when you beat the final boss of Mass Effect, the game made an "endgame" save that the player does not have access to. To remedy this when Mass Effect 2 came out (and I had a new Xbox) I ...
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Will the Xbox 360 Slim wipe an external hard drive's memory in the formatting process?

I am looking to get a Xbox 360 Slim. I was thinking that since I have a one terabyte external hard drive I could just use it with my new Xbox Slim. But does the Xbox 360 Slim clear the data currently ...
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Where are the language settings in the Xbox 360 version of Skyrim?

I've bought The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim in german store. Whole game use german language. But some time ago I've bought GTA: Episodes from Liberty City and I changed language in the menu. But how to do ...
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Xbox 360: Installing games, whats the point? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should I install Xbox 360 games to my hard drive? Other than "saving" the disc drive from extra wear and tear, what is the point in installing a game to the disk drive? ...
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Old Hard Drive on new XBox

My old XBox RRoD'd for the 2nd time. No more repairing it, instead I got a new XBox 360 4GB. I ordered a drive enclosure for my old XBox's 120GB hard drive to fit the form-factor of the new XBox ...
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How do I trigger the ascension/numbers cinematic at the beginning of Black Ops?

Before Call of Duty: Black Ops' start screen, there was a cinematic of a lady talking into a microphone. She said the word "Ascension" followed by a series of numbers. Now I don't want to know why ...
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Removed XBLA games

What games are no longer available in XBLA? Why have they been removed, and are they still available in some regions?
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Are the Lips wireless microphones for Xbox 360 compatible with Guitar Hero and Rock Band games?

If it's some, but not all, which ones (other than the early GH games which have no singing)?
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Can I plug my Xbox into my laptop?

I currently have a HDMI cable hookup on my computer, I was wondering if I could play my Xbox on my computer via HDMI cable? Is this just a terrible idea? Any help will be appreciated. My laptop ...
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Could “Lips” for Xbox 360 be effectively used to rehearse a song?

I've got several Karaoke games (American Idol, Rock Band, etc.) for my Xbox 360, but I've heard that Lips lets you import your own MP3 files and play them in the game. My wife does community theater, ...
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Can I install a game onto an Xbox 360 from an image on a flash drive?

I scratched my NBA 2k13 game disc and didn't install it into my Xbox 360. I asked my friend to download his NBA 2k13 copy to my usb flash drive. Is there a way I can install 2k13 to my Xbox 360 from ...
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What does “Due to varying systems layouts HDMI port may or may not be available” mean?

I am looking at purchasing a refurbished Xbox 360. One of the sites I am browsing says Due to varying systems layouts HDMI port may or may not be available What does this mean exactly?