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 get the Avatar Awards from Xbox Live Destination Arcade?

I've downloaded Destination Arcade, but when I launch it, my only option is to return to the Dashboard. How can I get the Avatar awards from Destination Arcade?
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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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I need to test network connection before I can connect to Xbox Live

I recently connected my Xbox 360 to my college campus's wired network, which requires me to use a static IP Address. Since then, almost every time I turn on my Xbox I am not connected to Xbox Live. ...
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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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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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What are my options for Xbox Live with a poor Internet connection?

I work on an oil and gas rig and I have a very poor Internet connection. We use satellite Internet provided by a company called DrillCom. When I connect my Xbox with Ethernet to the DrillCom box, it ...
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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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Xbox 360 HDD or OS is not working the way its supposed to

So, I was playing Mass Effect 2 and as I was walking the screen just kind of froze, I could still hear sound playing fine so I knew the console didn't freeze. After about 2 minutes of waiting a screen ...
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How do I find people who actually want to play Left 4 Dead survival mode on Xbox live

It seems like about 50% of the time I join a random game of Survival mode on XBox Live I end up with a bunch of 12 year olds who think it's funny to just go around and shoot each other. If I really ...
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Does Xbox hard drive transfer transfers Achievements/Avatar awards?

I can no longer sign in to Xbox Live since the May Update thinks my first gen XBox360 is pirated (its not). Still, its pretty old, loud, the disc tray doesnt open all the time, loud, etc, so I am ...
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How do I log into Call of Duty Live as a guest?

A few weeks ago it worked but lately whenever I try to log into live with a guest, it tells me that it can't connect to the internet, but I can log into live just on my own or with a friend using ...
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How does the ranking system work in Magic: the Gathering DOTP 2012?

On the ranked matches on Xbox live, how is your score determined? I am fairly sure it is a "true skill" ranking, but it doesn't seem to be dependant on number won or any other obivious stat.
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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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How do I save my Xbox Live Profile to a USB drive?

I want to take my profile and save it to a removable USB drive. How do I do this?
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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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Is it possible to recover a gamertag/account from a (fat) Xbox 360 with no hard drive?

When the slim 360's came out, I traded in my white 20gb model without the hard drive. I assumed that all profile/gamertag information was on the hard drive. Fast forward to today and I see that ...
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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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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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Change my Xbox live Subscription to PayPal

I have added my Paypal account to my Xbox profile, and I want to remove my existing credit card (where my live subscription gets paid) and move the billing onto Paypal. Does anyone know how (even if) ...
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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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Other users being able to access DLC that I've purchased using Microsoft Points

If I buy Microsoft Points and buy a map pack, can other users of my xbox use them? I suppose the question is, who can access downloaded purchased content on a console, is it only on the ID that ...
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What are the possible characters on an Xbox code

So, Xbox redeemable codes are 25 character case insensitive strings of letters and numbers. However, it has been suggested that not all letter/number combinations might appear (eg. 0/O). In 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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Up/Downstream Bandwidth Requirements for Xbox Live Multiplayer Games

In terms of upstream and downstream, about how much bandwidth does Xbox Live require for games like Black Ops, while using the VoIP feature with friends?
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Is it possible to see activity statistics on Xbox Live?

I'm debating between the original L4D and L4D2. I like the original better, but I'm worried that I'm going to discover that there aren't any/many games. Is there a way I can see how many people are ...
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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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Where are Multiplayer Profiles Stored?

Are multiplayer profiles stored locally with my gamer tag on my console? Or are they stored on the games host server? For example if I recovered my gamer tag on another console to play Crysis 2 or ...
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How long is the “temporary” account ban from bungie/Halo Reach?

Neither my friend or I have ever been banned. We got the message on his console that both of our accounts, as well as the console, had been banned from earning credits. It pointed us to view the ...
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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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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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Convert an XBox Live account to a child account?

So, I gave my autistic cousin an XBox Live card ... I had made sure to go in and change his user profile so there was no correct information in it, but what I didn't know is that he's had a couple ...
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Some questions regarding Xbox Live Service

I recently bought Xbox 360 with Kinect in US and brought it to India and I haven't yet created a Xbox Live account. I have some questions regarding how Xbox Live will work with regards to the ...
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Why do I have to recover my gamertag every time I use an xbox?

I go back and forth between playing at my house on my xbox, to a friends house on his. Every time I sign in on one or the other I have to recover my gamertag. Is it not possible to use your xbox live ...
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Why were my Microsoft points taken away and my money refunded?

I recently bought 1500 points from Microsoft with my credit card. I had 440 before, so then I was at 1940. I then spent 1600 on some DLC, bringing it down to 340. As usual, there was a charge on my ...
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Are achievements available for PC version of LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga?

I am looking to find out if there are Xbox Live (or Games for Windows Live) achievements for the PC version of LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga. Specifically, I'm interested in buying a copy of this ...
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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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Xbox Live concern about switching xbox's and having the level of your rank change to the 1st level

I just Bought a new Xbox live card, And i'm going to get a new xbox in February. I am at level 39 in Black Ops and was wondering if i will be on the same level when i get my new xbox.
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Does NFS:Hot Pursuit Autolog need Xbox Live Gold?

Is Xbox Live Gold required to use the Autolog features?
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Can I copy an Xbox Live profile from one USB stick to another and then use each copy on a separate console?

I have two Xbox 360s (work and home), each of which I want to use on Xbox Live using the same profile. I will not ever have both connected at the same time. I am aware I can move my profile from the ...
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Xbox 360 de-friending someone

How would I go about doing this? I can't find anything useful in the Xbox 360's wonderfully informative menus.
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Saving Xbox Live profile picture

Is there a way I can save the Xbox Live profile picture to a PC hard disk? I want to use it as my Gravatar.
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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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Swapping XBox Live GamerTags

I have a GamerTag on XBox Live that I want to change. The name I want to change it to is currently held by another account I own. What's the best way to go about doing this? Do I have to change the ...
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Will a Xbox gamertag transfer remove the account entry in billing.microsoft.com?

I have an issue with my Live ID account. It seems that I have a mismatch of countries in https://billing.microsoft.com for my Xbox Live account. So I need to remove my Xbox Live account (from ...
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Xbox: Send text message when friends online

He there, Is there a way in xbox to send your cellphone a text message when your friends are online?
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What is required to play online on the Xbox 360 version of Borderlands?

I've bought Borderlands and I've been playing it on my own. I'm starting to get interested in playing co-op online, but never done it before so not sure how I go about it. Do I need to do anything ...
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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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2 Xbox Live accounts signed into 1 console?

I have an XBL account, have for awhile. When my nephew comes over he is always playing on my account but he has his own account at his house on his xbox. Is there a way for him to sign into his ...
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Does xbox live gold membership stack when I purchase a new one?

I am currently have a xbox live gold membership set to expire in March 2011. However the price of xbox live is increasing to $59.99 starting November 1, 2010. If I buy a 12 month membership now at ...
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How can I set xbox live to not auto-renew so I don't spend $20 I don't need to? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Discontinue Xbox Live Online Starting 2010-11-01 Xbox Live is going from $50->$60 per year. Amazon sells the 12 month subscriptions for $40, so I don't see a point in ...