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Can I play against or with Xbox 360 players through my Xbox One?

Is it possible to play against and with Xbox 360 players through my Xbox One?
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Should I install Xbox 360 games to my hard drive?

Are there any benefits/downsides to installing an Xbox 360 game to my hard drive before playing it?
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Can I fix the Xbox 360 “Red Ring of Death” myself?

I've heard of kits that can fix your Xbox 360 if you happen to get the Red Ring of Death. Do any of these work, and do they void your warranty? Are there any other noteworthy tips or tricks?
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Using a wireless XBox 360 controller on a PC

Can I use a wireless XBox 360 controller on a PC?
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Could I use a 1/2TB USB 2/3 external HDD with an XBox 360?

I'm considering getting an XBox 360 (plus Kinect). I need storage for other devices as well (movies, PC games, whatever an Ouya might need), so I'm considering getting a big external HDD. Can I store ...
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I just bought an Xbox 360 game with wrong region. What should I do?

I just bought a game (Forza 4) for my Xbox 360 (bought in the US). When I tried to play the game, it wouldn't load because of region issue. Is there a legal way to solve this (no crack)?
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Is there a way to use console commands in the console version of Skyrim?

I have lost a valuable item, the Vokun Mask: I sold it early on in game not knowing I'd need it later on, and now I want it back. I have literally searched every merchant and cannot find it. I've ...
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Can both the digital and analog output on the Xbox 360 be used at once?

I just bought an xbox 360 slim and plan to use it on a monitor. I know I can use a HDMI to DVI adapter for getting video on my screen, but can I at the same time use an adapter on the analog output to ...
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My wife is stuck in a wall, can I save her?

My wife, Lady Gray, is "stuck in a wall" in Fairfax Gardens, our Marital Home. I can't actually see her, but the glowing trail leads me to the guard house (on the left when facing Fairfax manor) when ...
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Can I transfer Mass Effect saved game files from my PC to my Xbox360?

I played Mass Effect 1 & 2 on the PC. Unfortunately, my PC was barely able to run ME2 so I decided to purchase Mass Effect 3 for the Xbox 360. Since I want to carryover the decisions I made in ...
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Can I get back my saved data?

I have got really far in my second profile in Skyrim, level 41. It took a long time to get back to that level, because I had got a game-breaking bug on my last profile and I erased it by accident as ...
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Does GTA V Online Network Merge Xbox 360 and PS3 players? [duplicate]

Can GTA V Online Network Merge Xbox 360 and PS3 players, or is it two individual networks? (Can crews cross platform)
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Should I install the play disc or not?

I hear both sides of the story. "Installing both discs will improve performance" or "Playing from the disc is best". I've come across a few threads that say to install the play disc to a USB drive. ...
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Will buying a digital full game from the xbox live marketplace still keep the data on the hard drive?

This is basically a question that applies for any game, but basically, what happened is that my disc for 'Payday 2' got scratched, and even after repairs, the game still cannot be read, and i am ...
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Should I continue one of my Mass Effect playthroughs in Mass Effect 2 or start afresh?

I loved the original Mass Effect. I've played through it multiple times: I have one character at level 60 (canonical, with which I played through thrice), another at level 50-something (female ...
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Is possible to use 2 Xbox 360 wireless controllers in PC, using just one receiver?

Recently, I bought an Xbox 360 wireless controller for PC, which comes with the USB receiver... I want to play ''Rayman Origins'' in co-op with my girlfriend, and I want to know if it is a good idea ...
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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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Mouse and Keyboard for XBox 360?

I know there are third party attachments you can get like the XFPS Sniper or the Mayflash Max. So two questions really. 1: Has Microsoft given a reason why they decided not to allow the use of a ...
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What to do about a scratched copy of Black Ops?

So I bought Black Ops on the midnight release date. It was all working fine then it started freezing up while loading certain maps. I took out the disc and there is a perfect circle around the outer ...
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How well does XBox live work with mobile broadband connections?

My primary ISP is HughesNet which has horrible ping times that are not conducive at all with online gaming and usually won't even connect. I'm thinking of getting a mobile broadband card (Verizon) ...
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How do XBox Live Achievements Work if You're Offline?

If you're offline when your game would normally assign you an achievement, what happens? Are you notified, and it syncs to your profile later when you are online? Do you just miss out on it?
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How can I replace an Xbox 360 DVD drive?

I am not entirely certain of the legality of this situation, and just smack me if it's not, but I have had a problem with my xbox 360's disk drive. After reading a number of guides and such I have ...
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Will my Xbox 360 from the UK work when I move to Australia?

I own (and love) an Xbox 360 and nearly 50 games which I play regularly and I have a Live gold membership. I will soon be emigrating to Australia and was wondering will I be able to take my 360 and ...
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Can an Xbox One player party or voice chat with an Xbox 360 player?

I have an Xbox one and my brother has an Xbox 360. I couldn't figure out how to join his party or invite him to mine, or even initiate a private chat. Is this possible or am I missing something?
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Xbox 360 HDMI cable?

Is the Microsoft marketed Xbox 360 cable really any different from the standard HDMI cable? Is there any reason that I need to get the Microsoft cable or can I just get the standard ($3) cable. For ...
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Installing a hard-disk on Xbox 360 4 GB

I have a spare 250 GB 2.5" hdd (Western Digital Scorpio Black, 7200RPM) and I'm planning to buy a new Xbox. Is it possible to buy a 4GB Xbox (which as far as I understand is provided with a 4GB flash ...
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Will an Xbox 360 bought in the US work in India?

Are there any issues with an Xbox 360 sent from the US to India? I'm selling mine on eBay and I'm wondering if the guy will be able to play the games I'm sending along, and would he be able to play ...
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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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Help with sound for a Xbox 360 w/ HDMI cable

I just got the new "kinect ready" 4GB Xbox 360 and I have it hooked up to my computer monitor via an HDMI cable (no actual TV). However my monitor has no built in speakers, hence no sound. Looking at ...
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Which console to buy for Rock Band 3

I do not currently own any consoles, but Rock Band 3 looks so appealing for me that I am considering buying a console solely for that game. Discounting Nintendo DS, the game supports PlayStation 3, ...
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Can I connect a wireless Xbox 360 controller to PC with a play & charge cable?

I have a wireless Xbox 360 controller with its USB charger. Can I use it as a wired controller to play on my PC without buying the wireless receiver for Windows? And if so, where can I find the ...
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How do I use my iMac as a “monitor” for my Xbox 360 and my Wii?

I ditched cable a long time ago and have been making do with Netflix, Hulu, and iTunes for my television needs. The displays on the new iMacs these days are big enough and high enough quality that I ...
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360 controller battery doesn't hold charge after unplugging Play & Charge Kit

Several of my Xbox 360 Plug & Charge Kits aren't holding charges anymore—they will turn on and connect if linked with the wire/cord/cable, but will turn off once the cord is unplugged. This ...
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Can you take screenshots of XBox 360 games?

The question's probably enough -- but can you take (in-software/hardware) screen shots of arbitrary XBox 360 games, and if so, how? Also, if you can, how would you get the image off the 360 and onto, ...
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Can you run an installed Xbox 360 game off of USB flash drives now?

Since you can use USB Flash Drives for data storage now, is it possible to install a game to one? Or, can you install to HDD and then copy to flash drive? Unfortunately I'm one of those with an old ...
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What are the differences between XBOX 360 Consoles?

How many versions of Xbox 360 consoles exist, and what are the differences between them?
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How do I replace an XBox 360 DVD drive if the original drive is broken?

I bought a used XBox 360 drive with a broken DVD-drive. When I try to play any game, it says "Play DVD" on the launchboard. When I hit A, it gives me a white error screen (pics to come). The ...
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How can I access my copy of Minecraft from a new Xbox account?

I have purchased and downloaded Minecraft on my old account, and I had to make a new account (on the same Xbox 360 console). However, now it want let me play the full version of Minecraft, only the ...
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What do the Xbox 360 achievement points (or “gamerscore”) do?

So, I have been playing Xbox 360 for a while now, and have collected quite a few points towards my Gamerscore. It seems like each player has their own points, and they are cumulative across all games. ...
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How can I identify a counterfeit Xbox 360 controller?

I recently bought a Wired Xbox 360 controller from Ebay, and I'm trying to figure out whether it's counterfeit. It's two-tone black and gray, which according to Wikipedia means it's probably the ...
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Skyrim Very Long Load Times!

So I was looking forward to wasting more of my life playing this game until the load times increased dramatically and the in-game lag also increased. The load time when the game is first loaded is ...
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What all is included in Red Dead Redemption GOTY edition?

I know that it includes the regular Red Dead Redemption game & the Undead Nightmare DLC, but are all of the other DLC's included also? Is everything included on the disc or do they just include a ...
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How can I tell if a used Xbox 360 is in good condition before buying it?

I'm picking up a used Xbox 360. It isn't expensive and the seller has agreed to let me try it out first. To test it out, here's some things I'm trying to get answered: Is it banned from Xbox Live? ...
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How do I make a clan?

When I create a clan in the multiplayer menu, it says clan created but I cannot add or invite people to my clan. I go to create a new one assuming the request was canceled or not entered correctly, it ...
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Why don't files from Xbox 360 show up when USB drive is plugged into computer?

I'm using a Lexar JumpDrive S73 32GB USB flash drive. I've configured it on my Xbox 360 and got a message saying it's compatible and meets the standards, but when I plug in it in my computer no files ...
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Battlefield 3 Premium Edition doesnt say I'm premium on Battlelog?

I bought Battlefield 3 Premium Edition about a year ago, and it hasn't said that I'm premium on Battlelog. It doesn't say I have all the content like the ACB-90 knife. When I try to get to use the ...
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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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Is there a way to merge user profiles on xbox360?

When I first got my 360 I didn't get live, so I made a user profile, that we'll call profile A. On this profile I beat Gears of War 1, and received many achievements and such. Later on I got Xbox ...
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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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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 ...