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Unable to download primary updates

I just got an xbox 360 off ebay and when I tried to play a game it kept saying I needed to download some security things. I told it to download and it never worked and I tried connecting it to xbox live and it still didn't work so I can only watch dvds and I can't play any games at all.

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  • Anonymous Jan 05, 2008

    just got brand new 360 arcade as old 1 broke turned it on for 1st time and wont download updates i run test everything is confirmed plz help?

  • Sir Pwnage2 Mar 17, 2008

    whenever i try to play COD 4 or Halo 3 on xbox live, it says there is an update to b downloaded. when i try to download it, it says it is unable to. it then says to test connection, which i do, and everything is ok. i try 2 download it again but it still doesn't work. but when i try 2 play other games like Mass Effect it works fine online. Could the problem be something i downloaded like an expansion pack or something?

  • Sector Z Sep 01, 2008

    Hey guys,

    I am having the problem, but with multiple games. Oblivion, Burnout, COD4, just about every game I have has to have an update to the system. When I change games ( Obvlivion, change to GTA IV )GTA IV is fine btw, but whenever I change back to Oblivion, or any of my other games, they need updates? Anything I can do about? Is my 360 broken? =\



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What you could try is to find the update on the internet (xbox website). If you find one you'll probably need to burn it to a cd to transfer and install it on your console. Problems like tis are usually solved via external downloads. Good luck

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