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hey guys,

im kind of an xbox noob so please bear with me

i have a local account and live account with different names. my local account shows all my achievements and games, but my live account doesnt show jack.

is there a way i can move all my achievements and stuff onto my live account so they are visible online?

i only have a silver membership too.

can this be done?

thanks.
    
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I don't think so, my friend had this problem, before he had live he had one name with all of his achievements and he had to get a different name, if you would have done it at the beginning you can rename your accoutn when you get on live, but now, I don't think you can switch stuff over.
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i actually tried to rename the account too. i deleted the live account and renamed the local account to my live one and did a recover gamertag, but all it did was create a duplicate one.

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no there is not a way, at least that i know of. Just for kicks, mayube call 1-800-4My-Xbox and ask the customer service people.
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hmm...if my fellow OCN peeps cant figure it out, i doubt MS india will either
    
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Ok , I know this for a fact and the only way to get the achievments is to get a subscirption for the local account and make it a live account , there is NO WAY AT ALL to transfer achievements, i know i've tried
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Ok , I know this for a fact and the only way to get the achievments is to get a subscirption for the local account and make it a live account , there is NO WAY AT ALL to transfer achievements, i know i've tried
I really wish they would fix this in some way, I know quite a few people who use their normal handle for their account when they first get their box, then jump on live later only to learn that it is already taken.
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yea, this sucks because i tried to sign up the local account for live but the name was already taken.

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