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Bought a broken Xbox 360 on craigslist
    #12669911 - 06/02/10 01:33 AM (10 years, 11 months ago)

$120 out the door. I played it fine at his house... played a game for like 10 minutes and it was fine. Now, bam.

Fucking assholes out there no wonder you live in the fucking ghetto can't earn an honest living.


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Re: Bought a broken Xbox 360 on craigslist [Re: noticeofeviction]
    #12669922 - 06/02/10 01:35 AM (10 years, 11 months ago)

:haha:


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Re: Bought a broken Xbox 360 on craigslist [Re: noticeofeviction]
    #12669923 - 06/02/10 01:35 AM (10 years, 11 months ago)

That sucks..

But that's not as bad as my co-worker, he bought a PS3 out of a trunk for like 500 bucks, when he invited me over to open it..it was a bunch of cinder blocks

:ilold:

then he was like

:tearchalice:


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Re: Bought a broken Xbox 360 on craigslist [Re: noticeofeviction]
    #12669933 - 06/02/10 01:37 AM (10 years, 11 months ago)

Its an xbox. Oh well.  :shrug:


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Re: Bought a broken Xbox 360 on craigslist [Re: Moronicus]
    #12669935 - 06/02/10 01:38 AM (10 years, 11 months ago)

Quote:

Moronicus said:
That sucks..

But that's not as bad as my co-worker, he bought a PS3 out of a trunk for like 500 bucks, when he invited me over to open it..it was a bunch of cinder blocks

:ilold:

then he was like

:tearchalice:




now a bunch of cinder block would be pretty damn heavy compared
to a ps3 sir. i still lold tho :smirk:


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Re: Bought a broken Xbox 360 on craigslist [Re: Moronicus]
    #12669945 - 06/02/10 01:40 AM (10 years, 11 months ago)

Don't hate on the ghetto...
You just gotta be smart and know the right people hurr:chillin:
If you're a trusting outlandaaar(!) the hoodrats will get ya'!


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Re: Bought a broken Xbox 360 on craigslist [Re: Robo]
    #12669946 - 06/02/10 01:40 AM (10 years, 11 months ago)

fix it then

is the microsoft seal broken?  if its not, its probably under warranty.

whats the year it was made if the seal is intact?


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Re: Bought a broken Xbox 360 on craigslist [Re: DeadHearts]
    #12669950 - 06/02/10 01:41 AM (10 years, 11 months ago)

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DeadHearts said:
:haha:




blow me? :rolleyes:


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Re: Bought a broken Xbox 360 on craigslist [Re: the human abstract]
    #12669956 - 06/02/10 01:43 AM (10 years, 11 months ago)

seal's not intact


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Re: Bought a broken Xbox 360 on craigslist [Re: noticeofeviction]
    #12669961 - 06/02/10 01:44 AM (10 years, 11 months ago)

Quote:

noticeofeviction said:
Quote:

DeadHearts said:
:haha:




blow me? :rolleyes:




dont be sad. it happens to suckers a lot.


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Re: Bought a broken Xbox 360 on craigslist [Re: Moronicus]
    #12669962 - 06/02/10 01:44 AM (10 years, 11 months ago)

Quote:

Moronicus said:
That sucks..

But that's not as bad as my co-worker, he bought a PS3 out of a trunk for like 500 bucks, when he invited me over to open it..it was a bunch of cinder blocks

:ilold:

then he was like

:tearchalice:





wow, that chump deserved to get fucked over if he doesn't muster enough thought to fucking open the thing  :retawed:


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Re: Bought a broken Xbox 360 on craigslist [Re: DeadHearts]
    #12669967 - 06/02/10 01:45 AM (10 years, 11 months ago)

ok, player.

hope you get robbed


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Re: Bought a broken Xbox 360 on craigslist [Re: DeadHearts]
    #12669972 - 06/02/10 01:46 AM (10 years, 11 months ago)

Quote:

DeadHearts said:
Quote:

Moronicus said:
That sucks..

But that's not as bad as my co-worker, he bought a PS3 out of a trunk for like 500 bucks, when he invited me over to open it..it was a bunch of cinder blocks

:ilold:

then he was like

:tearchalice:




now a bunch of cinder block would be pretty damn heavy compared
to a ps3 sir. i still lold tho :smirk:



I have a ps3, one of the 80GB that came out first. It was fucking heavy. I told my co-worker that, so I suppose that in a way I contributed to the scam indirectly because I told him that and he believed he was buying an actual ps3.


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Yes, it is. The shine stands for his job title, which is Shoe Shiner, the moon stands for the time he comes out to be a nigger, which is best suited for the negroid camouflage.


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Re: Bought a broken Xbox 360 on craigslist [Re: noticeofeviction] * 1
    #12669975 - 06/02/10 01:47 AM (10 years, 11 months ago)

Why hate on this dude for getting ripped off?

He tested it and it worked, anybody else would have fallen for the same shit.


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Re: Bought a broken Xbox 360 on craigslist [Re: noticeofeviction]
    #12669986 - 06/02/10 01:49 AM (10 years, 11 months ago)

Quote:

noticeofeviction said:
ok, player.

hope you get robbed




it happens :shrug:


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Re: Bought a broken Xbox 360 on craigslist [Re: LoveYourLife]
    #12669997 - 06/02/10 01:52 AM (10 years, 11 months ago)

replace the x-clamps and put on better thermal paste.. then do the towel trick to reset it

uh probably might cost like $20 and its a 50%

but it might be worth a try

open it up before and make sure its not been done before

if you get it to work for 5 minutes turn it off and go to game stop to get some money back


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Re: Bought a broken Xbox 360 on craigslist [Re: DeadHearts]
    #12670000 - 06/02/10 01:53 AM (10 years, 11 months ago)

Yeah, that sucks man.  Good vibes, as they say :raveface:


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Re: Bought a broken Xbox 360 on craigslist [Re: DeadHearts]
    #12670023 - 06/02/10 01:58 AM (10 years, 11 months ago)

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DeadHearts said:
Quote:

noticeofeviction said:
Quote:

DeadHearts said:
:haha:



blow me? :rolleyes:



dont be sad. it happens to suckers a lot.



:rofldrunk:
Quote:

DeadHearts said:
Quote:

noticeofeviction said:
ok, player.
hope you get robbed



it happens :shrug:



Exactly, shit happens
Sorry to hear OP got ripped off but hating on people and bitching about shit ain't gonna undo anything
You got took, now you know better than to buy shit from STRANGERS in the ghetto who "can't even make an honest living"
It's a lesson learned, no need for butthurtZs
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Re: Bought a broken Xbox 360 on craigslist [Re: Moronicus]
    #12670045 - 06/02/10 02:04 AM (10 years, 11 months ago)

Quote:

Moronicus said:
That sucks..

But that's not as bad as my co-worker, he bought a PS3 out of a trunk for like 500 bucks, when he invited me over to open it..it was a bunch of cinder blocks

:ilold:

then he was like

:tearchalice:



lolol Srsly?

i wonder what they woulda done if he asked to see it
tire iron over head?


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Re: Bought a broken Xbox 360 on craigslist [Re: The_Ghost]
    #12670060 - 06/02/10 02:06 AM (10 years, 11 months ago)

So go back to his house and kick some asses?


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Re: Bought a broken Xbox 360 on craigslist [Re: RiverRat427]
    #12670075 - 06/02/10 02:09 AM (10 years, 11 months ago)

Quote:

RiverRat427 said:
Quote:

DeadHearts said:
Quote:

noticeofeviction said:
Quote:

DeadHearts said:
:haha:



blow me? :rolleyes:



dont be sad. it happens to suckers a lot.



:rofldrunk:
Quote:

DeadHearts said:
Quote:

noticeofeviction said:
ok, player.
hope you get robbed



it happens :shrug:



Exactly, shit happens
Sorry to hear OP got ripped off but hating on people and bitching about shit ain't gonna undo anything
You got took, now you know better than to buy shit from STRANGERS in the ghetto who "can't even make an honest living"
It's a lesson learned, no need for butthurtZs
:2cents:





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Re: Bought a broken Xbox 360 on craigslist [Re: StriplessRED]
    #12670078 - 06/02/10 02:10 AM (10 years, 11 months ago)

I doubt it was even his house


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Re: Bought a broken Xbox 360 on craigslist [Re: noticeofeviction]
    #12670112 - 06/02/10 02:15 AM (10 years, 11 months ago)

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noticeofeviction said:
I doubt it was even his house



Do a drive-by just in case.


Also try the thermal paste thing/w.e. I dont know much about the xbox internals since ive never owned one, but this definitely sounds like an overheating issue they are quite known for. No reason there shouldn't be a way to mod it to compensate for this.


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Re: Bought a broken Xbox 360 on craigslist [Re: noticeofeviction]
    #12670133 - 06/02/10 02:19 AM (10 years, 11 months ago)

Quote:

noticeofeviction said:
I doubt it was even his house



Probably wasn't
:themoreyouknow:

Quote:

The_Ghost said:
Do a drive-by just in case.

Also try the thermal paste thing/w.e. I dont know much about the xbox internals since ive never owned one, but this definitely sounds like an overheating issue they are quite known for. No reason there shouldn't be a way to mod it to compensate for this.



:lol:Don't think a drive-by is necessary over an XBox & wont make much of a difference
There's enough ignorance and violence in the ghetto already

I don't know much about electronics but the overheating issue sounds quite plausible and I'd say the little TEK given above is worth a try:thumbup:


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Re: Bought a broken Xbox 360 on craigslist [Re: The_Ghost]
    #12670138 - 06/02/10 02:20 AM (10 years, 11 months ago)

sorry dude.. i dont know why you would have bought it from some sketchy dude in the first place.

$30 more and you could have bought a refurb one from bestbuy that actually has a return policy.

:shrug:


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Re: Bought a broken Xbox 360 on craigslist [Re: frith]
    #12670154 - 06/02/10 02:23 AM (10 years, 11 months ago)

yah used electronics are usually always a bad deal, unless it has some sort of warranty/return policy.


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Re: Bought a broken Xbox 360 on craigslist [Re: John]
    #12670171 - 06/02/10 02:25 AM (10 years, 11 months ago)

I would start tracing all forms of communication you had with him to find him again, unless of course he is bigger than you.


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Re: Bought a broken Xbox 360 on craigslist [Re: frith]
    #12670172 - 06/02/10 02:25 AM (10 years, 11 months ago)

Quote:

frith said:
sorry dude.. i dont know why you would have bought it from some sketchy dude in the first place.

$30 more and you could have bought a refurb one from bestbuy that actually has a return policy.

:shrug:




:thumbup:

ive seen just the console (no chords) for $80 on ebay


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Re: Bought a broken Xbox 360 on craigslist [Re: the human abstract]
    #12670257 - 06/02/10 02:44 AM (10 years, 11 months ago)

Quote:

the human abstract said:
replace the x-clamps and put on better thermal paste.. then do the towel trick to reset it

uh probably might cost like $20 and its a 50%

but it might be worth a try

open it up before and make sure its not been done before

if you get it to work for 5 minutes turn it off and go to game stop to get some money back




Mine just got the 3 red rings of death, but it only showed one time now when I get into a game it freezes in a matter of seconds. Does this method you described work for this problem?


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Re: Bought a broken Xbox 360 on craigslist [Re: Frost]
    #12670285 - 06/02/10 02:52 AM (10 years, 11 months ago)

Quote:

Frost said:
Quote:

the human abstract said:
replace the x-clamps and put on better thermal paste.. then do the towel trick to reset it

uh probably might cost like $20 and its a 50%

but it might be worth a try

open it up before and make sure its not been done before

if you get it to work for 5 minutes turn it off and go to game stop to get some money back




Mine just got the 3 red rings of death, but it only showed one time now when I get into a game it freezes in a matter of seconds. Does this method you described work for this problem?




I'm going to answer yes, what you have is commonly what happens before you get the RROD for good


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Re: Bought a broken Xbox 360 on craigslist [Re: Frost]
    #12670300 - 06/02/10 02:56 AM (10 years, 11 months ago)

yeah i had one that did that same thing..

im pretty sure thats the gpu over heating


get an error code off the xbxo.. hold the sync while pressing eject four times (4 lights = 0) so an example would be: 0230 (theres never a 4 in an error code)

google: xbox 360 error code (your code)

0022 (most of them) needs a machine to take off the gpu to make a new solder ball (15000$ machine) you can fix them temperamentally sometimes and if you do cash that shit in before it fucks you


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Re: Bought a broken Xbox 360 on craigslist [Re: the human abstract]
    #12670334 - 06/02/10 03:07 AM (10 years, 11 months ago)

So I opened her up and it looks like the mod has not been installed yet, but when I took the heatsinks off it's pretty clear someone was messing with it. It looks like they put new thermal paste and used the old screws and X-clamps??

:shrug: What should I do?


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Re: Bought a broken Xbox 360 on craigslist [Re: noticeofeviction]
    #12670358 - 06/02/10 03:18 AM (10 years, 11 months ago)

not saying the guy didnt fuck you over, but I once had a 360 that I bought refurbished from gamestop. I played it for about 6 months then decided to trade it for some dank. as soon as the guy I gave it to plugged it in it wouldnt work. I love xbox but they made these things so shitty its unbelievable.


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Re: Bought a broken Xbox 360 on craigslist [Re: noticeofeviction]
    #12670365 - 06/02/10 03:21 AM (10 years, 11 months ago)

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$120 out the door. I played it fine at his house... played a game for like 10 minutes and it was fine. Now, bam.

Fucking assholes out there no wonder you live in the fucking ghetto can't earn an honest living.




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Re: Bought a broken Xbox 360 on craigslist [Re: noticeofeviction]
    #12670568 - 06/02/10 04:39 AM (10 years, 11 months ago)

You can fix almost any xbox problem yourself and pretty easily. It wont cost more than 30 or so bucks for tools and nuts/bolts etc. just google. Shits easy.


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Re: Bought a broken Xbox 360 on craigslist [Re: noticeofeviction]
    #12670575 - 06/02/10 04:42 AM (10 years, 11 months ago)

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So I opened her up and it looks like the mod has not been installed yet, but when I took the heatsinks off it's pretty clear someone was messing with it. It looks like they put new thermal paste and used the old screws and X-clamps??

:shrug: What should I do?





I don't think they were trying to mod it they were just trying to fix the red ring of death problem. basically the soldering over heated and melted down so he attempted to fix it by replacing the joints with the x clamps and was to stupid to do it correctly.


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Re: Bought a broken Xbox 360 on craigslist [Re: DeathCompany]
    #12670580 - 06/02/10 04:45 AM (10 years, 11 months ago)

I took everything apart and cleaned the exposed cpu and gpu.

what is the best way to fix this? I heard the teks involving drilling work best...


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Re: Bought a broken Xbox 360 on craigslist [Re: DeathCompany]
    #12670593 - 06/02/10 04:52 AM (10 years, 11 months ago)

I would have to know the exact problem of the xbox. Ive never had to drill anything.


If you don't trust yourself you cans end it to http://www.360-pros.com/%28X%281%29S%28vsklvpz2mo0naprixqsjzi45%29%29/xbox-360-repair-service.aspx?AspxAutoDetectCookieSupport=1

It will cost anywhere from 60 to $90 no more and that includes shipping. Plus they will have it back in a matter of days.


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Re: Bought a broken Xbox 360 on craigslist [Re: DeathCompany]
    #12670599 - 06/02/10 04:53 AM (10 years, 11 months ago)

I'd say the problem is a shitty ass job putting the heatsinks back on the xbox when these fools tried to fix the rrod


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Re: Bought a broken Xbox 360 on craigslist [Re: DeathCompany]
    #12670609 - 06/02/10 04:56 AM (10 years, 11 months ago)

Can you post pics?

I suggest going through the tutorial on fixing an rrod step by step(not that towel trick shit) They might have been stupid enough to destroy it in the process for you to repair.

He probably did the towel trick which lets it run for a period of time and then rrods again till its shit. Over time the non rrod period gets shorter and shorter. Once he ahd it temporarily running he let you play.


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Re: Bought a broken Xbox 360 on craigslist [Re: noticeofeviction]
    #12670621 - 06/02/10 05:04 AM (10 years, 11 months ago)

Get used to it with 360's

Even the new ones get red ring after a few months


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Re: Bought a broken Xbox 360 on craigslist [Re: DeathCompany]
    #12670638 - 06/02/10 05:10 AM (10 years, 11 months ago)

Here is what the buttom of the heatsink looks like after I removed the thermal paste:


Same on the other heatsink... scratches? :facepalm:


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Re: Bought a broken Xbox 360 on craigslist [Re: noticeofeviction]
    #12670650 - 06/02/10 05:17 AM (10 years, 11 months ago)

yah prolly because its had about 200 people on ebay try to fix it and been resold, and then another couple hundred times on craigslist, and prolly been sent in to microsoft to be fixed about 10 times, your lucky number 402 but got sold at working condition for 3x as much as it was worth.  Broken xboxs go for $40


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Re: Bought a broken Xbox 360 on craigslist [Re: makaveli8x8]
    #12670657 - 06/02/10 05:21 AM (10 years, 11 months ago)

I this even worth trying to fix?


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Re: Bought a broken Xbox 360 on craigslist [Re: noticeofeviction]
    #12670660 - 06/02/10 05:22 AM (10 years, 11 months ago)

makavell you're probably right. the bottom of the motherboard looks... dirty. exactly as if what you described happened


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Re: Bought a broken Xbox 360 on craigslist [Re: noticeofeviction]
    #12670670 - 06/02/10 05:27 AM (10 years, 11 months ago)

you could give it a go at least once i guess, worth a shot if it turned on once.

When i would do is stick the heatsink's in the freezer for a couple hours, then slap them on real quick and see if it works.  Then turn it off real quick due to condensation, leave the top uncovered so you can watch it, if you see any drops unplug asap and let dry for 72 hours.  Ive never tried this before but it sounds like a decent plan considering what your working with

Then if it worked, then you know its a heating issue, next i would strap some watercooling on the bitch and be done with it.


If all that fails, then i would sell it for scraps...assuming the dvd drive works and is the original:lol:  All the parts sold seperate and in working condition should net you about $40-$50 i guess, dvd drive is worth about $20, powerblock $5-10, controllers, etc.  Altho i believe with the dvd drive you have to unlock it first which requires your xbox to work, so that might be a no go on that sale.


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Re: Bought a broken Xbox 360 on craigslist [Re: noticeofeviction]
    #12670673 - 06/02/10 05:30 AM (10 years, 11 months ago)

you could try replacing the heatsink paste or just go through the proper steps for a full rrod repair so you make sure to not miss anything. Or just send it to the site I suggested. They will tell you if they cant repair it before charging you.


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Re: Bought a broken Xbox 360 on craigslist [Re: DeathCompany]
    #12670682 - 06/02/10 05:33 AM (10 years, 11 months ago)

Isn't a proper rrod fix mainly just replacing the heatpaste and getting rid of the x clamps?


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Re: Bought a broken Xbox 360 on craigslist [Re: noticeofeviction]
    #12670687 - 06/02/10 05:36 AM (10 years, 11 months ago)

I'd do a gut swap but I feel bad :shrug:


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Re: Bought a broken Xbox 360 on craigslist [Re: noticeofeviction]
    #12670688 - 06/02/10 05:36 AM (10 years, 11 months ago)

i think its the paste and changing the x clamps with better ones or something along those lines

The reason it RROD is due to heat, due to the heatsink being fucked up.  The problem is the heat can also damage the board as well.  Thats why i suggest doing a freeze, its a quick test to rule out a motherboard fried.

You can easily do the fixes at home, just like the website you were referred to, just do a search on youtube, there's got to be a ton of walkthroughs on there.


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Re: Bought a broken Xbox 360 on craigslist [Re: makaveli8x8]
    #12670698 - 06/02/10 05:40 AM (10 years, 11 months ago)

The thing is the time it lasts before crashing varies... so I'm unsure the freeze test will work because it can potentially play games for 10 minutes


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Re: Bought a broken Xbox 360 on craigslist [Re: noticeofeviction]
    #12670721 - 06/02/10 05:53 AM (10 years, 11 months ago)

sounds like it could just be a heat issue then, i wouldn't use it anymore until you fix it.  Sounds like it can potentially be fixed.  Altho there is still a chance this is related to a partially fried chip

The freeze test would prolly be a bad idea then since you would have to run it for a while to find out if it improves, and by then you could have a few drops of water and your system will really be fried then

Get you some good thermalpaste like artic silver, make sure you don't get the permenant bonding kind tho, otherwise you'll never get the heatsink off


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Re: Bought a broken Xbox 360 on craigslist [Re: makaveli8x8]
    #12670726 - 06/02/10 05:55 AM (10 years, 11 months ago)

Fuck, I wish I just had it in me to do a gut swap and enjoy a new game

I just feel bad fucking people over like that cuz I know how it feels to get fucked over... even though no single person will suffer because of this


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Re: Bought a broken Xbox 360 on craigslist [Re: noticeofeviction]
    #12670788 - 06/02/10 06:55 AM (10 years, 11 months ago)

if your talking about swapping it at gamestop or something, they'd prolly catch you.  Pretty sure walmart cards you when you do returns.  Plus it screws over the buisnesses that really arn't at fault for this. plus some little kid could end up with it on there birthday or something


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Re: Bought a broken Xbox 360 on craigslist [Re: makaveli8x8]
    #12675158 - 06/02/10 11:37 PM (10 years, 11 months ago)

I spent the day fixing this Xbox.

It appears to be working now :thumbup:


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Re: Bought a broken Xbox 360 on craigslist [Re: noticeofeviction]
    #12675194 - 06/02/10 11:43 PM (10 years, 11 months ago)

Sweet, man!
Good to hear it worked out in your favor and wasn't all bust
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Re: Bought a broken Xbox 360 on craigslist [Re: RiverRat427]
    #12675333 - 06/03/10 12:04 AM (10 years, 11 months ago)

I was gonna say, who needs an xbox anyways? You shouldve just bought a fat sack and some books!


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    #12675355 - 06/03/10 12:08 AM (10 years, 11 months ago)

Quote:

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I was gonna say, who needs an xbox anyways? You shouldve just bought a fat sack and some books!



That would have been my route
I'm not big on video games, myself

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Re: Bought a broken Xbox 360 on craigslist [Re: RiverRat427]
    #12675566 - 06/03/10 12:44 AM (10 years, 11 months ago)

video games are bad ass today dudes

how'd you end up fixing it? penny trick?


and you have to do the towel trick to reset the xbox or else the xbox thinks its still broken every time it gets turned on. i know someone said the towel trick was dumb


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Re: Bought a broken Xbox 360 on craigslist [Re: the human abstract]
    #12675766 - 06/03/10 01:13 AM (10 years, 11 months ago)

I did the penny thing as well as replace the x-clamp using llama's tutorial.

Did not do the towel trick or overheat it


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Re: Bought a broken Xbox 360 on craigslist [Re: noticeofeviction]
    #12675787 - 06/03/10 01:16 AM (10 years, 11 months ago)

The remotes work on your PC. You can at least salvage those. :o


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    #12675810 - 06/03/10 01:20 AM (10 years, 11 months ago)

three flashing red lights?


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