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When I turn on my 360, it is an auto-sign in and says signed in. It doesn't connect to live right away and so I go to my profile and click on connect to xbox live and it loads for awhile then it says test connection or cancel I think. When I test connection, it says linksys with 1 bar and doesn't work. But my laptop downstairs has full linksys bars. What do I do?

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Microsoft is performing maintenance on the XBox Live service today, it will be down all day.

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Try to clear your system of the most recent patch:
"Solution 6: Delete and then re-download system updates
To delete and then re-download the system updates, follow these steps.
Note These steps delete system updates that are installed on your Xbox console.
  1. Press the Guide button and then select Xbox Home.
  2. Select settings and then System.
  3. Select Storage.
  4. Highlight your storage device (but do not press A to select it).
  5. Press the following buttons in the following order:
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    2. Right bumper
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    4. Left bumper
    5. Right bumper
    6. X button
  6. On the Delete System Update screen, select Yes.
  7. After your Xbox console restarts, select OK to download and install the system update.
  8. After the system update is installed, re-download your Xbox Live profile and try to sign in to Xbox Live."

You may also be out of hard drive space if you're using a 4gb internal model Xbox 360. If you haven't already, find yourself a compatible USB thumb drive to insert, format and use as added memory.

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Xbox Live: Creating an Xbox Live Profile


To create an Xbox LIVE enabled gamer profile from your Xbox 360 console, follow these steps: 1. Make sure that the Internet connection is correctly configured on the Xbox 360 console. For more information about how to connect to Xbox Live, visit the following Microsoft Web site: http://www.xbox.com/en-US/support/connecttolive/xbox360/default.htm (http://www.xbox.com/en-US/support/connecttolive/xbox360/default.htm) 2. If you are signed in to a gamer profile, move to the Xbox Live section of the Xbox Dashboard, and then select the Yes, Sign out option. 3. In the Xbox Live section, select the Join Xbox Live option, and then press the A button. 4. Press the A button again. 5. Follow the directions on the screen.

You are prompted to provide information and select preferences for the following items during the account creation process: • Gamer picture
Select the image to associate with the gamer profile. • Xbox Live Gamer Zone
Select one of the following zones that matches the style of gameplay that you prefer: • Pro • Recreation • Family • Underground • Information sharing with MicrosoftInformation sharing with third-parties Membership type
Select a Silver or Gold Xbox Live membership. • Payment instrument
If you have a paid membership, the instrument may be a credit card, Microsoft Points, or a subscription code number.You can start creating a gamer profile in several ways: • During the initial setup of the Xbox 360 console, select the Create New Profile option.

Note You can also run setup from the System section of the Xbox Dashboard. • In the Games section of the Xbox Dashboard, select the Create New Profile option. • In the Xbox Live section of the Xbox Dashboard, select the Create New Profile option.

Note If you are signed in to an existing gamer profile, press the X button, sign out of the current gamer profile, and then select the Create New Profile option. • In the Xbox Guide, select the Create New Profile option when you are not signed in to an existing gamer profile. • Create a gamer profile on the Xbox.com Web site.
For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base: 908628 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/908628/) How to create a gamer profile by using the Xbox.com Web site After you create a gamer profile, you can access or sign in to the profile in two different ways: • In the Media, Games, Xbox Live or Marketplace sections of the Xbox Dashboard. Select the Sign In option, and then press the A button. Select the appropriate gamer profile. • In the Xbox Guide, select the Sign In option when you are not signed in to an existing gamer profile, and select the gamer profile that you want.

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When using my x-box the msg cant sign into messanger keeps appearing what can i do to resolve this


Hi Stephen!

When your Xbox 360 signs you into Xbox Live, it automatically attempts to sign you into Live Messenger, as they use the same communications systems since Microsoft bought MSN.

To resolve this error message popping up every time you sign in:
  1. Sign into Xbox Live,
  2. In the Xbox Dashboard, scroll over to your Gamer profile,
  3. Find the "Auto Sign-In" tab,
  4. Under "Windows Live Messenger", check "Disable".
Hope this helps!

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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...

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Hello,

If you did not create a Live account that is not over 18 years old, it is unfortunately impossible to COMPLETELY remove the parental controls on the Xbox, however, it is possible to almost completely turn them off. If you have access to the 'parent' account of the child's account on the Xbox 360 and you have your own Xbox Live Gamertag, you can login using your Windows Live account on Xbox.com and change parental control settings.

If the "Child" account has reached the age of 18, then you need to sign into the "Parent" account and follow these steps to convert the account to an "Adult" account:


  • Go to My Xbox, and open your profile.
  • Select Manage Account.
  • Select Promote Child Account.
  • Follow the required steps.

If the "Child" account is NOT atleast 18 years old then this is how to modify the Parental Control settings (Note: You can NOT completely disable Parental Controls, games that have ratings above the neccesary age can NOT be downloaded on the "Child"account):



  • Sign in using the "Child" account's Live email address and password.
  • Click on the gamertag in the upper right hand corner of the site.
  • Click the Manage Profile button.
  • Under the Gamer Profile heading, choose "Family Settings".
  • It will now ask to sign in as the "Parent" account.
  • After signing in, you can change the Parental Control limitations.
  • When done, click the save button at the bottom of the page.
(Information taken from following site)

Hope it helped.

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