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Molinari, Computer Support Specialist
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I bought a used xbox 360 and cannot play games as I dont have

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I bought a used xbox 360 and cannot play games as I dont have the parental passcode.
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Computer
Expert:  Molinari replied 6 years ago.
Try this:

Turn off your 360 Unit

Remove all memory devices

restart 360 Unit

go to system blade > Console Settings > System Info


left trigger, right trigger, x, y, left bumper, right bumper DOWN, Y, UP, DOWN , down down down down

This should bring up a menu

Reset System Settings

Resetting your system settings
will return all console settings to
factory defaults. Do you want to
reset to factory defaults?

Yes, reset settings
No, don't reset settings

select yes, reset settings

your screen should go blank for about 2 seconds

then the language blade should appear that lists several different languages,

select your preferred language

then a blade that says "Xbox 360 Storage Device" should appear

With the options of,

Continue without one

select to Continue without a profile

Then an Initial Setup Complete screen should appear

with the options of,

Family Settings
High Definition Settings
Xbox Dashboard

select Xbox Dashboard

Now turn the system off, insert the Memory Unit or Hard Drive, and turn the system back on.

No more Parental Control lock.

Let me know if you run into any trouble...
Customer: replied 6 years ago.

I end up on clock info.


Expert:  replied 6 years ago.
Molinari and 4 other Computer Specialists are ready to help you
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Thank you for the advice. For me , the code was lt, rt,x,y,lb,rb,lpad, uppad,rpad, a. If anyone else has problems. Thank you!
Expert:  Molinari replied 6 years ago.
Will do!