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#1 athelos


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Posted 21 October 2008 - 01:05 PM

I recently had problems with my xbox in that the pins in the HDMI slot had been broken. Instead of going through the hassle off sending it off to microsoft to be repaired im going to sell it half price to my dad and buy a new one.

Heres the question:

Before it broke I had put a 12 month subscription to xbox live onto it. Now is this payment stored on my machine/memory card/ live account? See I dont want to sell it to my dad and then have to buy another 12 months for my new console. Common sense is telling me that it will be charged to the actual account and will be transferred to my new machine but I just wanted to put my mind at rest first.

Thanks for any input.
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#2 smurfgod


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Posted 21 October 2008 - 01:23 PM

I'm gonna say that its just your account. I mean you have to log into it, its saved on your machine but you should be able to just log in to another machine. Best thing to do is go to another place with an xbox, friend family whatever, and log in to your account there. pretty well positive you're safe though

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Posted 22 October 2008 - 07:02 PM

You should have no problems transferring your account over to a different xbox 360. It can be an annoying process though, but shouldn't take that long.
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#4 Sibster


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Posted 24 October 2008 - 10:27 AM

Sterling14 and smurfgod are correct, you can recover your tag on another Xbox and retain your credit card info and subscription.

When you get the new Xbox you could remove the hard drive from your old one and swap it with your new one. This way you donít have to recover your tag and you get to keep all your game saves\media.

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