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3 years ago#1
I wake up and decide to play Brutal Legend on my Xbox 360. I had to sign in and they wanted me to give them the email address I put it for. I can't sign in other wise. I do that and then they wanted "extra security". They think a hacker could take my stuff. What is the hacker going to do with my Xbox 360 account? Text message sure why not. I get that and then I needed to do it through my email and a bunch of other crap. It took me at least 30 minutes and now I can finally play the game. Thanks for reading my rant. Now I just want to say SCREW YOU MICROSOFT!!!!!

Also, has anyone else had this problem?
3 years ago#2
They did this to me it once. It took like 3 minutes to fix and I did it all from my phone.
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3 years ago#3
For every one topic of this nature that appears, two "MAI ACCOUNT HAS BEEN HAXXED" topics are not made.

Maybe...
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3 years ago#4
Yeah, they really are scumbags for trying to help you better protect your account information.
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3 years ago#5
Pacman2dx posted...
Yeah, they really are scumbags for trying to help you better protect your account information.


What are they protecting? My email address? With the "extra security" hackers can now get my phone number which is still no big deal.
3 years ago#6
microsoft retired security questions you need to add another e-mail, phone number, or something else as a security feature
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3 years ago#7
God yeah, this was SO annoying. They asked me to set things up and I had to actually remember information partaining to my own account!!

I mean it took me almost an entire second to remember that stuff! And then I had to make my account more secure of all things!! I wasted 3 minutes typing in that data and now my account is more secure than before. Thanks a bunch, Microsoft! BUNGLES!!!
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3 years ago#8
Dragon Nexus posted...
God yeah, this was SO annoying. They asked me to set things up and I had to actually remember information partaining to my own account!!

I mean it took me almost an entire second to remember that stuff! And then I had to make my account more secure of all things!! I wasted 3 minutes typing in that data and now my account is more secure than before. Thanks a bunch, Microsoft! BUNGLES!!!


What makes it more secure? What is microsoft protecting?
3 years ago#9
I'm always asked for it. The first few times I set it up on my alternative email address, but each time I log in, the security stuff comes up... I just cancel, log back in and it's fine.
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3 years ago#10
tigerhart94 posted...
Dragon Nexus posted...
God yeah, this was SO annoying. They asked me to set things up and I had to actually remember information partaining to my own account!!

I mean it took me almost an entire second to remember that stuff! And then I had to make my account more secure of all things!! I wasted 3 minutes typing in that data and now my account is more secure than before. Thanks a bunch, Microsoft! BUNGLES!!!


What makes it more secure? What is microsoft protecting?


http://www.joystiq.com/2011/10/14/fifa-loving-hackers-accessing-users-xbox-live-accounts-to-buy-d/
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