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Is the firmware already out?
Tomorrow
     
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Are you serious?

Let me turn on my Xbox360 for you and see if it asks me to update and I'll post back in a minute for you incompetent people.

EDIT: It didn't ask me to update so I'm going to take a WILD GUESS here and say, no the update hasn't happened yet.
Since you didn't read the thread I'll take a wild guess here and say yes, there's people saying the updates already been applied.
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Hopefully my xbox gets broken by this and i can get a new free Xbox 360 S! But if it doesn't i will probably need to buy a new CD Rom drive/xbox.
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Well If it was a older FW that caused the issue then im safe on the box I did the cooling mods too cause I fired it up and it didn't need any update. Im still testing tomorrow's update on the other box first since it's identical and unopened
     
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I'm done with the xbox, they are trash. Plus, they don't have any games so it isn't worth having to have my hardware repaired every other day.
This, thats why since my live ran out my 360 (like last November) has been completely unhooked just sitting there, and even leading up to that I rarely played it.
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Since you didn't read the thread I'll take a wild guess here and say yes, there's people saying the updates already been applied.
Thanks, but I was referring to the May 19th patch that allows the new DVD format. The only people who have that installed are the BETA testers.

The whole article is incorrect in thinking it is that update that is causing the issues to begin with as I stated in an earlier post.

http://www.overclock.net/13553286-post68.html

Apparently you're the one who didn't read the whole thread.
    
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Can you still download the Xbox Live update and brick your Xbox360 to get a new slim?
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I'll just leave this here.
That doesn't make sense, the firmware that comes out tomorrow will flash our drives on our xboxs regardless whats on them, I can see them bricking tomorrow.
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Sony UK and US have a policy that if the PS3 is damaged *in any way* they will replace it for free. That's hardly being stuck at by Microsoft.
really? cause i have had 2 different ps3's turned away while IN WARRANTY and told i have to pay $ to get them fixed. I bought a Launch 360 on craigslist and days later it RROD on me, MS replaced it without batting an eye. I still have a ps3 and 360 and 2 wii's so im not a fanyboy by any means.
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god i hope mine bricks, mine is the oldest xbox out there im pretty sure it will. if not i will make it brick lol.

We owners who bought this crap at launch deserve something
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