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Ok we bought a new harddrive 120 gigs of memory and first it only had 117 but thats not the problem ... the problem is that when i tryed to look at an acheivment after we transfered everything over from our 20 gig hard drive to the new one i was playing dead space and i got an acheivment and i wanted to check it out but when i looked it said "your acheivments will be displayed here" and when i saved and left the game to check it out i clicked on my profile and it said 0 games 0 gamerscore and 0 acheivments i had over 320 acheivments and over 7740 gamerscore and about 20-30 games and it did this to all accounts excpet my dad's because his was xbox live...i doubt i can fix this without losing everything but if i can please help

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    shadowdeamon Jan 01, 2009

    thanks...and no we used a transfer disc and cable all it did was wipe the 20 gig and transfer everything to the 120 gig...

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Unfortunately without having a xbox live account all your achievements I'm afraid are lost. Next time before to link your account to at least a Silver membership (the free one) that way if you ever accidentally delete or lose your profile information, you can just recover your gamer tag from Xbox Live along with all your gamer info.

One more question though, does your 20gig hdd still contain your profile and gamer achievements? If so, you could most likely just copy it onto a memory card over to your 120gb hdd.

Also the reason its only 117gb, is the same reason all hdd are not the same size they are advertised. The manufacturer assumes 1000mB = 1GB when in reality 1024mB = 1GB. So 120,000mB (which is the physical size of the hard drive) divided by 1024mB = ~117GB.

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