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Xbox got RROD....

Discussion in 'Games' started by Darth Snow, Dec 26, 2011.

  1. Darth Snow

    Darth Snow Hawaiian Buffalo Club Member Junta Member

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    Pay the 100 to MSoft for the repair, go with a semi-sketchy ~$100 "refurbished" model from Ebay, or pay $200 for a new one from Amazon and have it here in 2 days?
     
  2. ZKobalt

    ZKobalt Well-Known Member

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    Use the towel trick.
     
  3. Darth Snow

    Darth Snow Hawaiian Buffalo Club Member Junta Member

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    Already did it to this console once 2 years ago. Trying it again as we speak.
     
  4. Quattro

    Quattro Banned BANNED Club Member

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    Got a brand new used one I'm lookin to sell. Just a heads up.
     
  5. Darth Snow

    Darth Snow Hawaiian Buffalo Club Member Junta Member

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    define. You quitting the xbox tini?
     
  6. dio

    dio Admin Club Member Junta Member

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    I've had two quit, although neither for the traditional RROD. Purchased one of the new models which are quieter, have better components, and run cooler. Just get a new one and hopefully it will be your last until the new xbox models are shipped in a few years.
     
  7. Darth Snow

    Darth Snow Hawaiian Buffalo Club Member Junta Member

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    leaning that way.
     
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    Quattro Banned BANNED Club Member

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    Nah I just got it back from Microsoft a couple weeks ago but got the new slim for Christmas.
     
  9. Daaah

    Daaah Club Member Club Member

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    I wouldn't trust this guy.
     
  10. Darth Snow

    Darth Snow Hawaiian Buffalo Club Member Junta Member

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    no thanks then.
    heh, part of the equation.

    edit: Initial returns on towel method are.... :woot:
     
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    how much does a squaretrade warranty cost for the xbox?
     
  12. Darth Snow

    Darth Snow Hawaiian Buffalo Club Member Junta Member

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    First did the towel trick 2 years ago. It only worked 2 days this time :lol:. New xbox arrives friday
     
  13. dio

    dio Admin Club Member Junta Member

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    I have an extra data transfer cord lying around somewhere if you want to borrow it - but you have to pick it up in Broomfield
     
  14. Darth Snow

    Darth Snow Hawaiian Buffalo Club Member Junta Member

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    Thanks, but I probably won't need it (I hope). I'm actually planning on putting the old HD in the slim (easy hack) or just transferring everything by using a 16 GB usb drive.
     
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    Darth Snow Hawaiian Buffalo Club Member Junta Member

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    literally used a hammer to break apart the casing around my old HD and then installed it in my new xbox. worked like a charm. The new xbox is QUIET. Installing skyrim now :smile2:
     
  16. Burrito Palazzo

    Burrito Palazzo huff my smug Club Member

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    That's good, cause that chick I was talking about got back together with her bf.
     
  17. Darth Snow

    Darth Snow Hawaiian Buffalo Club Member Junta Member

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    Well, I couldn't have convinced her to stay single tonight anyways, I'm worn out
     

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