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post #31 of 48
It's extremely difficult to leave the towel on too long. It's not like the solder will start to boil or anything...and it won't get any more runny either. Let it go for the full hour. I told someone to do an hour, but they accidentally left it for two and a half hours, and I swear it actually worked.
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post #32 of 48
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The problem came back. In order to play the console, it looks like I have to heat it up first. I am going to try this:
http://www.eurasia.nu/modules.php?na...ticle&sid=1924

Hopefully that will put enough pressure onto the motherboard to keep the CPU attached to it. The 360 is quite easy to take apart, surprisingly.

I've also been taking pictures so if this works I will post them. I doubt it will, but worth a shot. Not sure what I will do if this doesn't work.
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post #33 of 48
DO NOT USE THE TOWEL TRICK! You can risk way overheating your system. Besides, it is a temporary fix. There is only one fix for this, besides sending it in.
What you have to do is take it apart, open it up, get down to the mother board. Take of the CPU and GPU heatsinks. Now you have to use a heatgun on it. First, take aluminum foil and place it over anything plastic on the MOBO, (RAM etc). Then start using the Heatgun over the GPU, ALWAYS MOVE IN A CIRCULAR MOTION! Here is a video:
http://youtube.com/watch?v=DVttOR_uez4
post #34 of 48
my 360 blew yesterday tried the towel trick it only worked for 2min, waiting on microsoft getting back to me,
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post #35 of 48
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Originally Posted by CorporalAris View Post
DO NOT USE THE TOWEL TRICK! You can risk way overheating your system. Besides, it is a temporary fix. There is only one fix for this, besides sending it in.
What you have to do is take it apart, open it up, get down to the mother board. Take of the CPU and GPU heatsinks. Now you have to use a heatgun on it. First, take aluminum foil and place it over anything plastic on the MOBO, (RAM etc). Then start using the Heatgun over the GPU, ALWAYS MOVE IN A CIRCULAR MOTION! Here is a video:
http://youtube.com/watch?v=DVttOR_uez4
You are doing the same thing as the "towel trick" except focusing it on the CPU and GPU. In other words, you are overheating the system as well.

Regardless, nothing has worked; I still have a broken, useless system.
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post #36 of 48
in fact i got it working today by continully pressing the small white button at the front of the console and turning it on, but on normal boot back to ROD

anyways microsoft going to replace it
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how do you get banned from X-Box Live? is it a cheat thing or just from being vulgar on the microphone?
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post #38 of 48
Don't use the towel trick, causes more harm than help. Use the erasers!

http://www.eurasia.nu/wiki/index.php...erFixError0102
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post #39 of 48
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Quote:
Originally Posted by bl!nk View Post
Don't use the towel trick, causes more harm than help. Use the erasers!

http://www.eurasia.nu/wiki/index.php...erFixError0102
Didn't work. Tried it a couple days ago.
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I'm waiting to see how long it takes before you list this banned, broken and modded 360 in the for sale section.
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