Question about Video Game Consoles & Games

1 Answer

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.

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that gotĀ 5 achievements.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 20 times.

    Scholar:

    An expert who has written 20 answers of more than 400 characters.

  • Expert
  • 87 Answers

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

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...
Video Game Consoles & Games Logo

Related Topics:

24 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Video Game Consoles & Games Experts

Josh Whitehead
Josh Whitehead

Level 3 Expert

1146 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

66126 Answers

Brad Brown

Level 3 Expert

14336 Answers

Are you a Video Game Console and Game Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...