What’s this Xbox Live profile Error 801540B7?

It seems Xbox Live users are getting locked out of their accounts and all purchased data, reporting a “Error 801540B7”. Joystick has contacted Microsoft for more information on the matter, they have responded:

“We have recently identified an Xbox Live profile data error that results in Error Code ‘801540B7’ for a small number of Xbox Live members. The error instructs users to attempt to re-download their Xbox Live profile and directs them to customer service support for further assistance,” a Microsoft spokesperson told Joystiq. “We apologize for the inconvenience this has caused to our loyal Xbox Live members and are working to resolve the issue as soon as possible.”

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Source – joystick