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Topic: Is there a way to permanently delete an Xbox Live account?

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AnarquistaLibre

I'm just wondering because Sony cancelled my PSN account but I don't see anything about it on the Xbox site like Sony's. The reason I'm cancelling is because I sold them both, making the transition to the Wii U very soon when it comes out... I like my PS3, I won't lie, I kind of miss it, and I have a ton of games for my Xbox 360 but it just collected dust since Halo/Fable/Gears of War really isn't my thing. I found myself playing with my Wii more than both of them, guess I'll always be a Nintendo gamer at heart, ever since I was a little kid I have been one. Haha! If anyone could help me out that would be awesome.

I'm a PC player but I'll always have a spot for Nintendo. I grew up as a child as a hardcore Nintendo fanboy and I still love their games. The Legend of Zelda still gives me the magic feeling I had when I was a kid. :)

FOREST_RANGER

In the case that an ordinary user can actually delete their account, you'd probably have to do it from a computer through xbox.com.

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AnarquistaLibre

I know and I scowered their site for information how to do that and I see nothing, anyone who knows how who can guide me through it?

I'm a PC player but I'll always have a spot for Nintendo. I grew up as a child as a hardcore Nintendo fanboy and I still love their games. The Legend of Zelda still gives me the magic feeling I had when I was a kid. :)

Tasuki

Maybe contact Microsoft themselves. I am sure they would have an answer.

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AnarquistaLibre

Guess I'll have to. Surprised there is not one thing on their support page about it though, lol.

I'm a PC player but I'll always have a spot for Nintendo. I grew up as a child as a hardcore Nintendo fanboy and I still love their games. The Legend of Zelda still gives me the magic feeling I had when I was a kid. :)

KingMike

I haven't used Live myself, but I don't imagine much reason to cancel a free account, just not use it.
(though if you told them you sold the account, they'd probably be happy to delete it )

KingMike

SMW

Since XBL accounts use Windows Live, I'd assume that deleting your Live account would take care of it.

Load up https://account.live.com/summarypage.aspx and click on 'Close Your Account.' That should help.

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AnarquistaLibre

Figures.. it's Microsoft so of course it has to mess up and be a hassle. On my 5th Xbox 360 too, 3 from RRoDing and the other the disc drive failed.. still have the same Wii and PS3. I'm done with them, NOT getting the next Xbox. Anyway, mini rant done. This is the message it gave me.

"There's a temporary problem

There's a temporary problem with the service. Please try again. If you continue to get this message, try again later."

I'm a PC player but I'll always have a spot for Nintendo. I grew up as a child as a hardcore Nintendo fanboy and I still love their games. The Legend of Zelda still gives me the magic feeling I had when I was a kid. :)

Swiket

Why do you even want to delete the account? I mean, obviously you'd want to cancel automatic transactions and remove credit card data, but once that's done why go through the hassle of trying to delete it when you can just simply not use it? I think I'm missing something here.

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