What to do when an xbox 360 may be close to dying

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  1. Wolf Demon

    Wolf Demon HURF DURF OT Supporter

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    I pointed out in the Dragon Age thread that my fiance's xbox 360 elite has been freezing seconds into loading any of her savegames in the game. Every other game works just fine but that problem in Dragon Age affects her from progressing any further in the game. I've tried clearing the cache etc and the problem still arises.

    Marcu5 pointed out that the problem we're having is what the same thing that started happening to him before his disk drive stopped reading all disks. If this is the case, does the not reading disks problem eventually lead to the RRoD? Because I know that Microsoft only really covers the RRoD.

    The other problem is that the 360 may be over 3 years old (I don't know when she got it and she thinks it has been over 3 years) and as far as I know, 3 years is the cutoff for them to replace/repair the xbox for free.

    What are my options?


    cliffs for faggots: fiance's xbox disk drive may be dying. the console may be over 3 years old. what do I do?
     
  2. Wolf Demon

    Wolf Demon HURF DURF OT Supporter

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    We also have a PS3 so I don't wanna hear any ps3 vs 360 bullshit :squint:
     
  3. juvental604

    juvental604 I like to pee upside down OT Supporter

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    first use the serial number to figure out how old it is
    then if its under the 3 year date red ring it by putting something between the back fans to get it to heat up and get a new box

    if passed date then first of all start installing games to hard drive to save your disc drive and if that doesnt work then by a new one cause they are cheap
     
  4. TysonLee

    TysonLee New Member

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    just look on the back of the 360 for the "manufacturing date". you have 3 years from that date.
     
  5. Wolf Demon

    Wolf Demon HURF DURF OT Supporter

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    Well shit, the xbox is passed date. I have an xbox, could I install the game to the hard drive with my xbox and see if that works? I tried installing dragon age to her hard drive using her xbox and we still got the same problem.
     
  6. Wolf Demon

    Wolf Demon HURF DURF OT Supporter

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    That's kinda shitty, shouldn't it be 3 years from the date it was bought?:o
     
  7. forgotmyname

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    Should've gotten a Wii
     
  8. Wolf Demon

    Wolf Demon HURF DURF OT Supporter

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    Already played everything I'd want to ever play on a Wii :bowdown:
     
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    start digging a grave and prepare yourself for the worst :wtc:
     
  10. juvental604

    juvental604 I like to pee upside down OT Supporter

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    or sell your xbox to some retard but keep the hard drive and then wait for a 100 - 150$ sale on an arcade


    you got options lots of em
     
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    MmmmBeeeeer New Member

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    Why are you worried about the 360 then?
     
  12. Wolf Demon

    Wolf Demon HURF DURF OT Supporter

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    360 gets more milage:hsughno:
     

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