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Xbox 360 video game system

The old "ring of death" has struck my console. I read something about wrapping a towel around the system so it would overheat, then let it cool down. Sounds crude to me.

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I can tell you it does work, sometimes the problem will return after a while. I have had three different 360's fixed by this method. Only one had a repeat of the problem, to date. A second try restored operation again. Check out You Tube, there must be 50 examples of this working. If it works gimme a FixYa!

Wrap in two large towels, turn on for 15 minutes, turn off, unwrap (Ooh, Toasty!),
wait 15 minutes, reconnect all connections, turn back on. Enjoy!

Here is a more sophisticated and probably more permanent solution you may wish to try;
http://www.consoleshop.com/product.php?productid=20703&partner=googlebase&bid=3

Hope this helps!
Good Luck!

Posted on Oct 22, 2008

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