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Old 08-11-2009, 04:31 AM   #1
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Post X360A Ultimate FAQ (Please Read First!)

X360A Ultimate FAQ

This thread should help clear up a few of the more common questions, and how to get started with your account. Some things may seem rather confusing, but you should be able to find your answer below.

!!! Spam Precaution !!!
Due to several issues with spam bots, you won't be able to edit your profile details until you hit 5 posts. This includes signatures, gamertag's (unless you entered one when you signed up), avatars etc. You will be presented with the following message while trying to edit your profile until you hit the above post count:

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Your user account may not have sufficient privileges to access this page. Are you trying to edit someone else's post, access administrative features or some other privileged system?
If you are trying to post, the administrator may have disabled your account, or it may be awaiting activation.
Once you hit the magic number of 5 posts, you will see this message every time until you do. If you're caught spamming your posts will be removed, and a possible short ban or infraction will be issued.

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Getting Started: Some of the most common questions are user profile related. The following information is a good place to start if you're wanting to learn more about the site's features.

Posts & Threads

Before you jump in and start making posts always use the search function, if you can't find anything, look around the forum before posting. There are a few threads that you'll see in each individual game forum.
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Reporting Issues: If you either run into an issue with a member or find a mistake on the website these links may be useful.

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After reading through these threads you should be an expert in maintaining your profile. You also know everything about achievement guides, roadmaps and all the other small but interesting parts to this forum.

Getting Tech: There are quite a few technical based questions, there are also plenty of threads to answer your questions. The following threads cover several of the most common questions, if you can't find an answer to your question, feel free to post in the forum below:

Graphics/Media:
If you're after a custom signature you can find a large group of talented users who will be able to aid your requests. If you have any other graphic based questions you can also find tutorials and ask for help with your own projects:
Game Related: If you want to find out game specific information the following threads may prove useful:
If you have any questions regarding a certain game please post those questions in the forum for that game.

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Old 08-12-2009, 11:06 PM   #2
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If you would like to pass on information to the different teams regarding reviews, press material or guides and graphics you can email any of the users below.

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Old 08-13-2009, 01:11 AM   #3
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Someone sent me a message offering me free Microsoft points, is this legitimate?
Before you even think about this, just delete the message and report it. Most likely the user is trying to phish your account. Do not pass on any personal information to other users.

Why do I get this message when I search: 'Sorry - no matches. Please try some different terms'?
Your search is to general, you need to refine the words your looking for, if your looking for a thread on a certain game got o that section of the board and search in the games subforum.

Why won't my MGC card display properly?
This is a technical issue you will need to take up with MGC.net, current news from the site owner has stated they are having server issues.

How do I display an x360a gamercard in my sig?
Refer to this thread to find out how.

Why did my signature get deleted?
This probably happened because your signature was to big. The size limitations are 500px by 300px, a signature pushing these dimensions is far to big and may be why your signature was removed.

How do I earn the word of mouth award?
Asking for this award isn't allowed, representing the website and spreading the word is the best way to work towards it. Do NOT ask mods or admins for this award.

How does x360a get achievement icons so soon?
This is on a need to know basis which only a few staff members here know.

I submitted a few achievement icons, why didn't i get credit?
Someone else probably beat you to it, it's very rare for a random user to find icons before the admins of this website.

Why did another user get their guide added over mine?

The guide team get various submission from multiple users. If your guide isn't up to the quality of another current guide yours may be discarded. The best way to avoid having your guides declined are to put as much effort into each guide as you can. If there are other users writing guides collaborate with them if you think you could help them improve and make one decent guide.

Why did I get joint credit with someone else on my guide?
When guides are processed if there are more than one guide we take the best parts from each guide and give the authors credit. Most of the information you posted may have been written by you but some parts may have been taken from another guide.

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Old 09-05-2009, 07:18 PM   #4
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Xbox 360 Error Codes

Before you read this section do not attempt to repair your xbox if it is under any sort of warranty. Call 1-800-4-MY-XBOX and talk to their customer support and how to resolve your issue.

If you're unsure if you have any of the following errors you will be presented with a black screen with white text and an error code.

This list is a very basic breakdown of the most common issues related to each code. Some codes have various issues related to them as well. See the following information and link to find out more.
  • E45: Unknown
  • E64: DVD Drive Error
  • E65: DVD Drive Error
  • E66: DVD Drive Error
  • E67: Hard Drive Error
  • E68: Hard Drive Error
  • E69: Hard Drive Error
  • E70: Unknown, possibly a bad harddrive connection.
  • E71: Possible Dashboard update error.
  • E72: Unknown
  • E73: General Hardware Error
  • E74: AV cable error
  • E76: Unknown
  • E77: Unknown
  • E79: Hard Drive Error
This is just a general list, the errors you may see might not have anything to do with what is listed above.

If you have a more specific error code and want to try to fix it yourself as your console is out of warranty see the Lamma detailed guide for further information.

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Old 09-05-2009, 09:34 PM   #5
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E74 is not just an AV cable error. Were it so easy.

It can also be a problem with the graphics card or the scaler chip between the two.

Might want to edit that.

Also, great job on this.
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Old 09-05-2009, 09:56 PM   #6
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No problem, feel free to update, add or alter anything on here. I just made a small list from the linked website which has a far better in depth list but its just here for reference
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Old 06-25-2010, 12:50 PM   #7
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E74 is not just an AV cable error. Were it so easy.

It can also be a problem with the graphics card or the scaler chip between the two.

Might want to edit that.

Also, great job on this.
He's right, I ve got a E74 error, try three other cables but still have the same problem. Try my cable on an other xbox360, it works perfectly.
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Old 03-03-2010, 03:42 PM   #8
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All new users will have to make 10 posts as a minimum requirement before they can edit their profile details. This includes: Gamertags, Signatures, Avatars etc.

well that bites I have been looking for a solid answer in the faqs for as to why i cant edit my profile now that I do I gota say: Now i gota find 10 threads to reply to b4 i can set up my profile the way i want it.:: think its a little lame but whatever lol all the same thanks for the info

(1 of 10) lol
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Old 03-03-2010, 03:58 PM   #9
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well that bites I have been looking for a solid answer in the faqs for as to why i cant edit my profile now that I do I gota say: Now i gota find 10 threads to reply to b4 i can set up my profile the way i want it.:: think its a little lame but whatever lol all the same thanks for the info

(1 of 10) lol
It's a small price to pay for a spam bot free website. There is only one down side which i have noticed, now users are making lots of useless irrelevant posts to reach the 10 minimum requirement.
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Old 03-05-2010, 01:22 PM   #10
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It's a small price to pay for a spam bot free website. There is only one down side which i have noticed, now users are making lots of useless irrelevant posts to reach the 10 minimum requirement.

So THAT is why I couldn't edit my profile....well...here goes my first of ten.
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Old 04-01-2010, 04:29 AM   #11
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Well, you see... you can't really blame people for posting things they wouldn't have already posted with this rule in place. Neccesity = less interested. Less interested = less interesting. In the words of Harvey Danger "Well, if you're bored, then you're boring."
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Old 09-29-2009, 09:38 PM   #12
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Old 02-07-2010, 06:02 PM   #13
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How do you remove your name and account from the site.

No were in the FAQ does it say how I can remove my gamertag and all information about me from the site. I had submitted a issue to the complaints board about some people from this site. A few with x360a in there name. They were egging people on and harrassing other gamers. And since they promote this site. I do not want to be affiliated with this site. So how do you remove yourself from the site?
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Old 02-07-2010, 07:35 PM   #14
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No were in the FAQ does it say how I can remove my gamertag and all information about me from the site. I had submitted a issue to the complaints board about some people from this site. A few with x360a in there name. They were egging people on and harrassing other gamers. And since they promote this site. I do not want to be affiliated with this site. So how do you remove yourself from the site?
You can't delete your account, if you want to remove information you just go to the user control panel and delete the select information. Your account will always be active though.

That is something you will have to take up with the admins.
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10 Posts is not that bad when you have a load of questions for like 20games . thanks for allt he info but a "Read First" should be the first post imo
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Old 05-25-2010, 05:21 PM   #16
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Considering some of the staff shuffle that happened a bit ago, you may want to edit some of the old staff out/new staff in. Just so people don't get confused on who's who.
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Old 05-25-2010, 05:25 PM   #17
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Considering some of the staff shuffle that happened a bit ago, you may want to edit some of the old staff out/new staff in. Just so people don't get confused on who's who.
Yep, it needs doing. I was checking up on this earlier. I updated not to long ago but since that update even more staff members were moved around and such. It's on my list of things to update.
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Occasionally there will be a contest or open try-outs for a spot on the staff. However most of the time members are asked to join the staff based on their contributions to the site. As far as being a moderator goes, it's clearly stated in the forum rules as follows:
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how?

How you get to the achievements case page ? I searched every where
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thanks a bunch for the help! exactly what i was looking for
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know this is going to sound stupid, but what is spam?
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I actually appreciate the rules with having to apply 10 posts. I hate reading through other forums and having to sift through the spam that is too often flooding readers comments and wasting time for everyone.
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it happened to me the first time i joined here i wasn't able to change/edit anything until i posted 11 times , then everything wen't normal and by the way if i invite people who do i get the award 'word of mouth' ? , i don't think that anybody would know that i invited them.
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Wow.

This is put together really well. Makes it easy for noobs like me.
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How would I be able to edit my profile? it's not letting me

Even though it does, how do you enable My360Achievements for the edit profile, it really doesn't say how :S

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Old 01-07-2011, 11:59 PM   #28
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This is an epic pancake ninja of a FAQ. I have a question. Fits perfectly in this FAQ. The question is..... drum role.... Is it possiable to add achievements to your profile WITHOUT adding a gamertag from xbox live?... bet you thought it was gonna be a silly question like "Are you awesome?" I already know that... your are
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Thanks for info!
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This site makes sense now
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