I have read about the many disconnect problems that users are having. I am affected by this problem as well. This is no coincidence that disconnect issues have started to happen for many users at the same time. Many of us have tried the troubleshooting suggestions with no success. I have tried clearing my cache, redownlading the system update, redownloading my profile, cycing my router and modem, checking cables, etc. It is not working. I am able to start up a multiplayer game, and if I'm quick, I can get in and stay connected. If I wait around on the menu screen, my LIVE connection is lost. As soon as I go back out to the dashboard, my connection comes back. Within 3 minutes of starting a single player game, such as Skyrim, my LIVE connection is dropped. I put Callof Duty 4 in earlier, and it prompted me to perform a 2MB update. The update would freeze after 2 seconds. I had to keep going back to the dashboard at least 5 times, to get the system to load the update. It cannot be my network. I say this because can play an hour straight in multiplayer Halo 4, as long as I get to the multiplayer menu quickly, so my system can talk to my modem and router. Something is wrong on the Microsoft end, and it seems like no one at MS seems to want to acknowledge that there is a problem. Stop telling folks to do the same stuff over and over again when they say it isn't working. I am basically not able to use a service I have paid $60 bucks for.