A service provided by Microsoft for its Xbox 360 console. It includes both free and paid services such as multiplayer gaming, digital distribution, and social network integration.

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How can I change verification email on Xbox Live?

I went to cancel automatic Gold subscription renewal (a sad moment in my life to be sure), and Microsoft emailed me a confirmation code that I had to copy/paste into a form to confirm the ...
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How can I recover my offline lost achievements and saved games?

Some years ago I logged in XBox Live for first time in my XBox, for some reasons I stopped using it in Live and only played offline. One day I recovered my gamertag in a friend's console, but that was ...
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Can't download Marketplace games to US Xbox in foreign country (non-US)

I have a Xbox 360 slim from the US and recently I bought FIFA 13 from the Marketplace in South America (Ecuador) and then I downloaded it. At 70% of the download completed, a notification shows up on ...
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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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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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Do you need Xbox Live to get the special list of cars?

Do you have to have Xbox Live to have a special list of cars on GTA V? I have signed up for the social club but don't know how to get the special list of cars.
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Can I still create an account on Xbox Live for the Classic Xbox?

I recently re-purchased an old Xbox and I would like to try out Xbox Live. Can I still create an account for Xbox Live with my classic Xbox? And if so, how do I do it? I remember you used to go to a ...
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Can I buy the full version of Rayman Origins on XBOX Live?

Recently on XBOX I downloaded the demo for Rayman Origins. The demo is quite good and I enjoyed all of the previous versions (especially Hoodlum Havoc) so I want to buy the full game, however I can't ...
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Entering Xbox Live redeem codes online (rather than on Xbox 360 console)

Is there any way to enter those crazy 25-character alphanumeric Xbox Live redeem codes online instead of via Xbox 360 controller? I have my XBL account linked with a Microsoft Passport account, if ...
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What exactly is stored on the Xbox console, the hard drive, and Xbox Live?

Please be patient with me. I am a Mom, not a gamer. We have an Xbox 360 S with 250 GB that we are having to exchange for a new one. I have several questions. What is the difference between the 360 S ...
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How can I change my Xbox LIVE Gold Family primary account?

The leader of your Xbox LIVE Gold Family pack is the "primary" account, who sets the rights/privileges for the other family user accounts. I want to make another account the primary, but am finding no ...
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Xbox gold membership needs to be split into two to keep teenagers from fighting - please help!

I purchased one xbox gold card for family, now my two teenagers are fighting over it...can I purchase another and move one kids stats to that membership?
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I have XBOX Live but on MW3 my guest can't play?

I've played Modern Warfare 3 before with a guest and I redeemed my code just an hour before. It just keeps on saying "Can't sign in" and it's really annoying - can anyone help?
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What should I do before 'transferring' an Xbox Live account to someone else?

I am selling my Xbox 360 to a friend, and I would like to give him access to the games on my Live account as well, so I just figured I would give him exclusive access to my Xbox Live profile. What ...
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What happens to Completed Games list when a title is updated with new achievements?

In Xbox Home we can see all our achievements. There is also a screen called "Completed games" that shows all games that we have max. gamerscore, that is, got all achievements. So far, so good. So ...
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Modern Warfare 3 Multiplayer with Guest

I noticed that when playing MW3 on Xbox Live with a guest (someone that doesn't have a gold subscription and is just your "second"), they start at the same level as you with all of your same classes. ...
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Not getting Microsoft Points for my birthday month reward

I signed up for Xbox Live Rewards and my birthday is this month. My friend on the first week of his birthday month, got Microsoft Points for however many Gamerscore he has. How do I get my reward and ...
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Can two players without compatibility mod play borderlands 2 together online coop?

Can we both play together without other online players in Borderlands 2 if we both do not have the compatibility pack ?
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Are Games for Windows Live games registered to a Gamertag, or a Windows Live ID?

My Xbox 360 Gamertag, cptsupermrkt, is registered with/attached to the Windows Live account, myhotmailaccount@hotmail.com. I bought Arkham City on the PC. To even play the game, I must register my ...
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How do I buy the full version of xBox games?

I wanted to try Forza 4 so I downloaded the demo, but now when I go to the overview screen it only gives me the options "rate", "free demo" and "pin to home". How do I buy the full version?
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Do I keep my free Games with Gold if I cancel my Xbox Live Gold membership?

I know that I lose access to my free games if I cancel my PSN+ membership, but does it work the same way for Xbox Live Gold? Can I redownload and play the game for free on my Xbox 360 even if I cancel ...
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Is there any way to play Battlefield 3 multiplayer from more than one xbox 360 it's installed on?

Is there anyway to play battlefield 3 from various xbox systems just by recovering your gamertag? I hope so... Currently I am trying to play battlefield 3 on xbox 360 at work. We have in office ...
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Having a guest on a local xbox join a party on MW3

If you start playing MW3, you can hit 'A' on a second controller to play with you split screen on live. Also, you can hit 'Y' and invite friends, making a party through some games. Are you able to ...
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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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When can I play on Furbottom's Features in Battleblock Theater?

I started playing Battleblock Theater this weekend and there is a multiplayer mode known as Furbottom's Features which has some special achievements for unlocking achievements and prisoner heads. I ...
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How can I remove an account from Xbox 360?

I have a second-hand Xbox 360 with a huge amount of old accounts. How do I remove them? I do not have Xbox Live.
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xbox live account unique to console or profile?

Me and my college friend are two noobs which just bought a xbox, before registering on xbox live I wanted to ask this: We made two profiles on console. Now for registering to xbox live, does this ...
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Are Xbox Live Arcade different from other downloadable games? Multi-player between the two?

There are games on xbox live both available for download and on arcade (I'm talking Tony Hawks HD, but others exist). The description page is longer and more detailed for the "full game" on my xbox, ...
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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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Can't access Xbox LIVE in GTA IV

I have an xbox360 and every time I play Grand Theft Auto IV and the go to multiplayer, it says "your gamer profile does not have the correct permissions to access Xbox LIVE functionality". I have ...
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Do you have to use all four accounts right away for Xbox Live Gold family memberships?

I checked Microsoft's FAQ for the Xbox live gold family pack, and browsed on here for a little while, but can't seem to find the answer to my question. My wife and I both have Xbox consoles, and I ...
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Can you still play PSO Episode I & II on Xbox?

I heard that you need a Xbox Live account to play Phantasy Star Online Episode I & II on Xbox, even for the offline mode. Unfortunately, the service was shut down for the first Xbox generation ...
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How do I recover lost achievements?

A few weeks ago my cousin recovered his Gamertag on my Xbox 360 because we were playing Xplosion Man at my place and he wanted to get the achievements. Some time after, he started playing Red Dead ...
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XBox 360 randomly not signing in to Xbox LIVE

So occasionally when I turn on my Xbox 360 it will not automatically log in to my Xbox Live account (like it should). It hangs for minutes at time before either finally logging in or telling me that ...
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Xbox Live Email Extension?

I have an Xbox Live account. When I made it, I don't recall selecting much more than my username. Now I want to login with to a website but I need to know what the standard ending for an Xbox Live ...
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Xbox Live Family Pack on multiple consoles

If we have 4 xbox's in our house (three in bedrooms and one in the living room), can we buy an Xbox live Family Pack for 12 months (you get 12 months for 4 accounts) and use one account on each Xbox ...
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What does the “Mastering X-Y” status mean for Borderlands 2?

When viewing your online friends' statuses, you'll see something like below: Level 10 Assassin Mastering 1-7 What does the "Mastering 1-7" mean?
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Is Xbox Live needed to save progress in Your Shape Fitness Evolved?

I don't have Xbox Live and every time I start the game Your Shape Fitness Evolved it says it can't connect to Xbox, so it can't save. Is there a way to save in Your Shape Fitness Evolved without an ...
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Does XBox 360 Live require a broadband connection?

My son wants an XBox 360 and insists it will work online with it's own WiFi and not use my download despite the fact that I have turned off my broadband WiFi. I think it needs an external broadband ...
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How do I move save data from the hard disk to the cloud?

In the past I have saved games to the hard disk, but now that the Xbox has the option to save game data to a cloud based service I am considering using this instead, as I would like to ensure that in ...
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How do I delete a game from my Xbox Live history?

A comment on this question says you can delete a game from your history if you have no achievements for it. I remember awhile back this was not possible, and many users did not like it because ...
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Am I going to lose access to cloud storage when my gold membership expires?

I currently have an Xbox Live gold membership, and I am uploading all my saved games to the Xbox 360 cloud storage. According to this article you need a gold membership to use cloud storage. What I ...
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How can I store my saves in the cloud?

Is there a way to enable the cloud storage option for Skyrim saves? Other games ask me where I want my save file.
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When do games become available on “Games on Demand”?

I want to purchase NFS:Most Wanted through xbox live, however NFS:MW is not available there. When should I expect it to be available on "Games on Demand" ? Do games have a generic time duration before ...
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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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What are the consequences of recovering my gamer tag?

I'd like to track achievements and access cloud saves tied to my Xbox live account. Id like to do this from a friends Xbox. Ive read the best way to do this is to recover the gamer tag. If I recover ...
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xbox360 250gb slim, wont connect to the internet

I am from California, I am visiting family in Connecticut for the holidays. It being a long vacation I decided to bring my xbox, and all works fine with it except it will not connect to the internet, ...
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Can I convert an Xbox LIVE Family Pack back into an individual XBL Gold account?

You can merge two LIVE Gold accounts into one Family Pack easily, but is there a way to dissolve the family and get those months back for an individual/single/solitary account (even if for just one)? ...
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How can I buy an Xbox LIVE Gold membership for someone else?

We would like to give our son an XBox LIVE Gold membership. He and I both have free (silver) accounts on Xbox LIVE. Options I have found so far include: Attach our Visa card to our son's account Go ...
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Can everyone in an Xbox Live Family Pack access DLC etc?

I've had an Xbox Live Gold subscription for over 10 years now but, since my partner has recently moved in, I'm looking at alternatives to see how best to share games and content. I have a massive ...