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Post by capn qwerty on Tue Nov 25, 2008 7:07 am

My 360 has come down with the RRoD, more specificaly, a hardware problem (3 red lights).

Does anyone have any helpful tips or idea's that could make it work again without sending it in to get repaired?
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Post by PiEdude on Tue Nov 25, 2008 7:56 am

piitb?
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Post by CivBase on Tue Nov 25, 2008 8:02 am

Yah, send it in to microsoft before your warrenty expires. If it already has, gather up about $100 along with that.

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Post by BBJynne on Tue Nov 25, 2008 1:31 pm

DO A BARREL ROLL!

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Post by MrX on Tue Nov 25, 2008 2:09 pm

omg i was going to say that bb

followed by this

go to youtube for tutorials
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Post by capn qwerty on Tue Nov 25, 2008 2:25 pm

...so I take it no one has anything helpful to say?
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Post by BBJynne on Tue Nov 25, 2008 2:26 pm

I don't think there is a way to fix it.



except PiE's, that idea was epic

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Post by A_Bearded_Swede on Tue Nov 25, 2008 2:27 pm

you could look it up on teh interwebz

but other then that play it safe and just send in.

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Post by Vtrooper on Tue Nov 25, 2008 2:29 pm

take the icon in your hand... and do as you are told *smashes droid*
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Post by Toaster on Tue Nov 25, 2008 4:26 pm

You can towel trick it (wrap it in 2 towels and leave it on for 25 minutes; overheats and resets the CPU) but that's just a temporary trick. I'd play it safe and send it in.
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Post by capn qwerty on Tue Nov 25, 2008 4:35 pm

*sigh* You know, this is just too typical. The warrenty ended just a a little while ago, and now the damn thing breaks. I swear MS plans these things.
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Post by KristallNacht on Tue Nov 25, 2008 4:36 pm

if warranty still in effect, use it.

if not, use the towel trick (semi-permanent fix)
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Post by capn qwerty on Tue Nov 25, 2008 4:39 pm

Well I just stated that the warrenty ran out.

And doesn't the towel trick void your warrenty anyway (not that it matters since mine expired)?
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Post by Rasq'uire'laskar on Tue Nov 25, 2008 5:28 pm

"Any good machine is one that can be fixed with a big hammer."

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Post by CivBase on Tue Nov 25, 2008 5:44 pm

xbox.com has all of the RRoDs on there and tells you the problems and fixes for each one of them. Just go on there and search for Three Red Rings

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Post by BBJynne on Tue Nov 25, 2008 6:21 pm

towel trick only lasts a few days

then your box is worse than before

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Post by PiEdude on Tue Nov 25, 2008 6:37 pm

I say look at it first.

My friend had a rrod, and he said he just took it apart, looked inside, and saw these four little "melted band-aid" things.

He took those out, covered some actual band-aids in thermal tape, then put those in, and now, about a year later, his box still works.
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Post by CivBase on Tue Nov 25, 2008 6:44 pm

PiElord wrote:I say look at it first.

My friend had a rrod, and he said he just took it apart, looked inside, and saw these four little "melted band-aid" things.

He took those out, covered some actual band-aids in thermal tape, then put those in, and now, about a year later, his box still works.
You do realize that doing that
A- Means that xbox won't repair it and you will have to buy a new one if you can't fix it.
B- Breaks the little seal inside if not done properly, destroying it for good.

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Post by Toaster on Tue Nov 25, 2008 6:47 pm

A- Means that xbox won't repair it and you will have to buy a new one if you can't fix it.
B- Breaks the little seal inside if not done properly, destroying it for good.

His warranty is already up anyways.
A: don't tell Msoft you did it.
B: don't break it
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Post by capn qwerty on Tue Nov 25, 2008 7:44 pm

Well, instead of risking doing permanent, irriversible damage to my 360, I'll just send it in, as I have no clue on the workings of a 360. Thanks to those of you who at least tried to offer helpful information.
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Post by Lord Pheonix on Tue Nov 25, 2008 8:06 pm

BBJynne wrote:DO A BARREL ROLL!


You get WIN points for:


1. Saying awesome quote

2. Saying it in serious conversation asking for help

3. Perhaps crushing a young boys hopes

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Post by KristallNacht on Wed Nov 26, 2008 3:39 pm

BBJynne wrote:towel trick only lasts a few days

then your box is worse than before

I've heard of it lasting a LONG time.

and its not worse, its still red ringed and the warranty is voided.
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Post by KristallNacht on Wed Nov 26, 2008 3:41 pm

capn qwerty wrote:Well, instead of risking doing permanent, irriversible damage to my 360, I'll just send it in, as I have no clue on the workings of a 360. Thanks to those of you who at least tried to offer helpful information.

or since warranty is void, go to gamestop and ask for the number of a console repair place. It'll be cheaper and faster.
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Post by capn qwerty on Thu Nov 27, 2008 10:29 am

I tried that awhile back when my Xbox (not 360) broke. No such place existed.
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Post by KristallNacht on Thu Nov 27, 2008 9:06 pm

hmm....when i needed my ps2 disc drive fixed they gave me a location..

still try it before sending it in.

or google local search for "game console repair"
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