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Im trying to set up my live account, get my gamertag, but it got about 15% done and stopped. it just said cant do this right now,and said go to xbox support. com or whatever. and it gave me a code 801613FB below it.

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I say call the company. look up the number. they helped me a couple of times

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My sons xbox password was forgotten and now he cant add any of his friends what do i do


Are you talking about the manual passcode that you assign on each console? Or the password to his XBox Live account?
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What do I do if I forget my pass code for my Xbox LIVE Account? If you have forgotten your Xbox LIVE account pass code, recover your account using Xbox LIVE.

    To recover a gamertag
    To recover your gamertag, you need the associated Windows Live ID and password for your Xbox LIVE account.
  1. If you're signed into Xbox LIVE with another gamertag, press the Guide button, and then press X on your controller to sign out.
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  3. Press the Guide button again, and select Recover Gamertag.
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  5. Select Recover Gamertag again.
  6. Enter your Windows Live ID and password for the gamer profile that you want to recover.
  7. Follow the on-screen directions.
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What do I do if I forget my password for my Xbox LIVE Account? I recommend you follow these detailed instructions if you have forgotten your actual Xbox Live password. Good Luck. http://hubpages.com/hub/Forgot-Xbox-Live-Password-Recover-Password-or-Gamertag


Jul 16, 2011 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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I conected my hard drive to my friends xbox and recovered my old gamertag .... but im not fully on xbox live .. i have a silver account .. so i downloaded an update . when i put my hard drive in 'my' xbox...


The reason that you are not fully on xbox live after recovering your gamertag is because the gold subscription has ran out. The reason for your xbox not having your offline account is because you probably moved your account to your hard drive along with your saved games. If you cannot connect to xbox live, go buy a cat5 cable and connect it to your modem and it should connect you to xbox live so that you can download the update.

Jan 06, 2011 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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When I put in my account info then it says creating it fails


did you create am account to their website if you do
please follow these steps:

1.test xbox live connection,to test the xbox live connection you need to press the guide button,then go to the settings blade,select system settings,then network settings,then select test xbox live connection.once you have the result that XBOX Live is up and running then proceed to the next step
2.the next step is recovering of the gamertag,press the guide button,select recover gamertag,it will ask for your gamertag that you have created from the xbox website,then it will ask for the email and password (Note:this is the email that you register from the live website which www.live.com),once you enter this information it will says:Downloading,once the download is complete,it will ask if you wanna join the xbox live gold subscription,you have 2 options you can purchase the subscription using a credit card and the second is thru a prepaid card if you choose to you use the prepaid card please select im not interested or i dont want to join xbox live,then it will ask to create a avatar,the avater is the animated character of you,and once your done with creating the avatar,and it is done

NOTE:for those who would like to use a prepaid card please follow these steps:
1.press the guide button
2.go to the marketplace blade
3.select redeem code
4.please enter the code from the peel off card ,it will ask for the email and password associated with the gamertag
NOTE:every country has it's own domination,make sure that your address will be the same where you bought the prepaid card

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and after redeeming code you can play the matching game with other gamers

Jun 15, 2010 | Video Game Consoles

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My xbox said that it cant connect and to try again


this also happens when you recover you gamer tag too many times, its a safety thing, go to live.com sign in an you will have a message follow the steps to re activate your account, sill i know but it worked for me...

Jun 12, 2010 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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Signed up to xbox via online xbox, not console.


What you should try and do is set up a "guest" profile. I'm assuming you just bought your Xbox and have turned it on for the first time? Hence you need a gamertag to get your Xbox set up.
They simply need to have a profile on there so you can go to the dashboard. (Hence why people usually create their Xbox Live Gold accounts on their actual Xbox 360.
Forget for a moment, that you already have a gamertag. Create a new gamertag (you will automatically get a silver account) once you get to the dashboard, you will be able to go to profiles and the very last option and select "recover gamertag" because at the moment, your gamertag isn't on your actual console yet. Put in the details of your gamertag, password, email etc. And accept the terms & use then recover the gamertag.
I'm not sure, but you may be able to recover your gamertag the very first time you turn on your Xbox (which is what you may be having trouble with). If you could, let me know some more of the details and I could give you a more specific answer.
Otherwise:
1. Recover gamertag

or

1. Create a new gamertag (NOT gold, NOT on Xbox.com)
2. Recover gamertag through profiles --> recover gamertag

Hope I was of some help.

Feb 02, 2010 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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Cant sign in to xbox live because when i try it says enter pass code


If you have forgotten your pass code, and if you have to remove it to sign into Xbox LIVE, follow these steps:

Note The following steps apply only to Xbox LIVE online profiles. When you delete an offline profile, you lose any Gamerscore that is associated with the profile. You also lose achievements and statistics that are associated with the profile.
  1. Delete the profile for which you forgot the pass code. To delete a profile, follow these steps:
    1. In the My Xbox area, select System Settings.
    2. Select Memory.
    3. Select the memory device on which your profile is stored.
    4. Select Gamer Profiles.
    5. Select the profile that you want to delete.
    6. Select Delete. When you are prompted, select Delete Profile Only.
  2. In the Xbox LIVE section of the Xbox Dashboard, select Recover Gamertag from Xbox Live.
  3. Select Yes when you receive the following message: To join Xbox LIVE, you must exit your current session.
  4. Enter the gamertag for which you want to remove the pass code, and then select Done.
  5. Select Next.
  6. In the E-mail Address section, type the Windows Live ID credentials (the e-mail address and password that you use to sign in to the Windows Live ID) that are associated with your gamertag, and then select Done.
  7. Enter the password for the Windows Live ID account, and then select Done.
  8. Select Sign In.
  9. If you want to set the pass code again, follow the steps to set an Xbox LIVE pass code.

Jan 08, 2010 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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Trying to get xbox live


You have to purchase an xbox live membership, and then you can connect with an ethernet cord right to the consel from your modem, or purchase the wireless adapter for it.

Jan 27, 2009 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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Recovring gamertag problem


Corrupt File (microsoft cant let you recover gamertag due to mods hacks and such) that is possibly what has happened. You downloaded a corrupt file and now microsoft has found something wrong. You can no only make a new gamertag and ask for free xbox live for compensation. (you might get it)

Dec 09, 2008 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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I am incredibly frustrated. I have been trying for hours to simply join silver xbox live, and it times out every damn time. I need to connect my xbox 360 with my wireless internet and can't do that either....


setting up xbox live is a very simple method and can be done easily if you follow the step by step process on the xbox. First of all, Xbox Live requires a high-speed Internet connection. There are many different videos on youtube that show you how to get an internet connection on the 360 even if you dont want to by a 100$ adapter or run a wire throughout your house. after you get a connection you can follow this process:



after you get a connection you can follow this process:
1. On the Gamer Profile screen, select I Want to Join Xbox Live and then press A. 2. Scroll to the Join Xbox Live option and press A. 3. Select Yes and press A to continue. 4. Enter your gamertag and press Start. Xbox Live checks the availability of your selected gamertag: • If the name isn't available, you're prompted to try another name. • If the gamertag is accepted, you are automatically prompted to link to your Passport account. 5. Select your current Passport account status: • Yes, I do(you have a Passport account). • After you sign in to an existing Passport account, you can skip to Step 16. • No, Create One(you don't have a Passport account). 6. If you select No, Create One, you can now choose your Locale. 7. Set your preferred language. 8. Set your birth date. 9. Enter your e-mail address. 10. Select a password, a secret question, and a secret answer. 11. Select Next and then press A. 12. Enter your first name, last name, phone number, and contact e-mail address. 13. Read the Terms of Use. 14. To accept the terms, choose Accept and press A. If you don't accept the Terms of Use, you can't create an Xbox Live account. 15. Pick your Xbox Live membership type. When creating a new Xbox Live account, you have two basic choices: • The Gold (paid) account lets you in on multiplayer games on Xbox Live. • The Silver (free) account lets you download game updates and purchase new content through Xbox Live. 16. Confirm your account type choice (and enter payment details if you chose Xbox Gold). 17. Choose a gamer picture. 18. Choose your level. 19. Decide whether you want to subscribe to e-mail information about Xbox Live

Nov 30, 2008 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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Old (Original) Xbox - Live Account


You will have to purchase a subscription code
I'm not sure if you can get them at retail stores, but they are available on Ebay. Don't get the ones that state theya re for xbox live gold membership.
You can also get the xbox live starter pack which includes 3 months xbox live and a headset (that is if you can still find them, again ebay is a great starting place)
That's how I did it.
Happy gaming

Apr 24, 2008 | Microsoft Xbox Console

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