Question about Microsoft Xbox 360 Console
I was palying Saints Row and my screen started going all fuzzy and odd coloured. so i restared my xbox and the screen was blck but i could here the xbox starting up.
I bought a new av cable but im still having the same problem
And now i cant play my new Saints Row 2
1. Get 3 towels then switch your Xbox 360 on.
2. Wrap the Xbox 360 in the towels [Note - You must cover the WHOLE Xbox otherwise it won't work].
3. Leave your xbox for 25 mins in the towels.
4. When the 25 mins is over take off the towels of and let your Xbox 360 to cool for 20 minutes, enjoy fixed gaming for the next 4-7 days. Once you get a blank screen repeat this process.
[Why Overheat it?]
When overheating it you attempt to solder the dis-connected wires back to the motherboard.
I recommend getting it fixed instead.
[What does it Fix?]
This fixed the Red Ring of Death, and the Blank Screen of Death
I do not take responsibility for this. This is mainly for those without warranty or money to repair.
The premise is to wrap the towel around the 360 and to let it heat up. This will weaken solder points and hopefully re-join broken connections. The problem with this method is that you have no control over what solder points are weakened and there is no way to prevent further damages caused by the heat. It is better to send a 360 in for repair with the three year warranty that MS put on the 360s, because if you try the towel method and then send it in for repairs, they will know by the solder points being misshapen and it will void your warranty forcing you to pay for the repairs.
Posted on Nov 28, 2008
The thing where you overheat it to reconnect the weakened connections worked perfectly. I had the fuzzy lines for 2 days then tried that for 20 minutes and now it works perfect again. Thanks S0lv3d!!
Posted on Dec 02, 2008
ME to! I played my new force unleashed game and the next day its black screend! only that game!
Posted on Oct 20, 2008
If it's just Saints Row, or in these other people's cases, just any single game causing the problem, then it's either:
A. There's a problem with your disk, thus you should get another copy
B. Your Xbox 360 is malfunctioning, and doesn't read the disk properly. In which, if the case is that the screen went completely away or doesn't/barely shows in other games, then your 360 has secluded to one of the common Xbox 360 errors. In which you must send it to Microsoft, or use a temporary trick: The Towel Trick (Found on Youtube)(Works, Tried it several times)
Posted on Oct 29, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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