GamerServicesNotAvailableException Class

Thrown if the gamer services system cannot be successfully initialized.

Namespace: Microsoft.Xna.Framework.GamerServices
Assembly: Microsoft.Xna.Framework (in microsoft.xna.framework.dll)

public class GamerServicesNotAvailableException : Exception

The following are likely causes for this exception.

  • If the current game uses the XNA Framework Redistributable. This file does not include Games for Windows – LIVE functionality.
  • If another Games for Windows – LIVE title is running already.

Games for Windows - LIVE is not available to finished games. This functionality is not included in the redistributable version of the XNA Framework, and a game that attempts to use these components without XNA Game Studio installed will result in a GamerServicesNotAvailableException.

Xbox 360, Windows XP SP2, Windows Vista, Zune

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