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Has anyone had this error yet?
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Originally Posted by Atomfix;13563010 
So my warrenty is expired, I phonned Microsoft and asked if they could replace it, I told them that my xbox woulden't play discs and its unsupported, its been doing it since the FW update and they want me to pay for it gunner.gif

WHY

You better be trolling!

I'm about to boot mine up..
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I think they are rolling the update out in waves over the next week or so. If your console doesn't update today, I guess it should update sometime in the near future. Mine didn't update today.
    
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I'm calling Microsoft...soon..
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mine updated fine.. -sigh- biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by DayoftheGreek;13567044 
I think they are rolling the update out in waves over the next week or so. If your console doesn't update today, I guess it should update sometime in the near future. Mine didn't update today.

Ahhh...gotcha. Mine didn't update either.
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I have a friends YLOD PS3 in the corner of my basement. Although I love my PS3 it really shows how much further Microsoft is willing to go to help out their customers.

Only way to fix the PS3 in the corner of my basement is to take it apart and bake the motherboard. Would be nice if Sony would just replace it with a PS3 Slim.

Sony replaced my uncle's launch PS3 with the same model a few weeks ago, even after we opened it up and took a heatgun to the motherboard. There were even some screws left over after we put it back together! tongue.gif
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I updated today really hoping for an issue (have an original Red-Ringer), and sadly no dice. Guess I'm stuck with a pile of doggie poo
    
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Im on my second 360 in 5 years.
First one lasted 3 years till it RROD, I xclamped it and reheated the solders, lasted another year till it was unfixable, got a falcon model, it rrod sent it to MS for fixing and its still running since 2009

I wonder if my 360 is eligible for replacement tongue.gif
    
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Originally Posted by Atomfix;13563010 
So my warrenty is expired, I phonned Microsoft and asked if they could replace it, I told them that my xbox woulden't play discs and its unsupported, its been doing it since the FW update and they want me to pay for it gunner.gif

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Just because you say that doesn't mean they will replace it. With the new update if it wont read your disk's they some how know that it doesn't, and will contact you. I read somewhere that they can know.
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