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Xbox 360 Red-Ring of Death Fix- How To Guide [NOOK Book]

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Step 1: Before we begin...
Before you even think to unplug your 360, let's work in a bit of intelligent forethought.

For starters, why would you need to repair the console yourself? If you have a working warranty, I highly suggest you send the console to Microsoft for repairs,as a repair will void your warranty. While Microsoft dropped the ...
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Xbox 360 Red-Ring of Death Fix- How To Guide

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Overview

Step 1: Before we begin...
Before you even think to unplug your 360, let's work in a bit of intelligent forethought.

For starters, why would you need to repair the console yourself? If you have a working warranty, I highly suggest you send the console to Microsoft for repairs,as a repair will void your warranty. While Microsoft dropped the ball on product quality in efforts to get the 360 out before the other consoles, they picked up the proverbial dirt-covered ball by extending all warranties to 3 years.

If you plan on actually reviving the 360, don't use the towel trick. What it does is overheat the inside of the console by blocking fan intakes, temporarily doing something to make the 360 run for a brief period of hours to days. While it may be the quick and easy approach, it also overheats every other component in the 360, which is never good. It can cause chips to fail, capacitors to dry out, release the magic smoke, and possibly spark a fire. So unless you hate your Xbox something fierce, don't do this.....
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940015813814
  • Publisher: Rob Terano
  • Publication date: 12/3/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 38 KB

Meet the Author

Just a guy that fixed my own Xbox and some of my friends' as well. Decided to make a guide on how to do it. It truly is a lot easier than what people think.
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