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Error code 0102

Hey guys and gals ive got error 0102 and everything that ive found on the net has just told me its unkown, and vague posts saying cpu ram or gpu. can anyone here lend assistance? thanks, tristan

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  • jcct13 Jan 09, 2008

    hi everyone,

    i'm also experienced the 3 ROL sign with the error code of 0102. I have tried several suggestions like the eraser method, removal of the X-clamp with new heat sink compound and also the blanket method but noyhing works... please help///???



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Do the eraser trick then let it flash the rrod for 15-20 mins let it cool for a further 20 mins. the only thing different i did was to take the x clamp off the gpu, scrape the thermal putty off not all of it, just enough to cover the chips with then spread it evenly on the top of them with my finger put the x clamp back on put it back together with the erasers in and hey presto works like a dream. i had error code 0102

Posted on Nov 17, 2008


Mine had this error code 0102. after a little research i tried using a blow dryer on it it fixed it in like 2 or 3 minutes i'm guessing it has something to do with moisture

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If you're comfortable enough opening your 360, you can try this tutorial, which has worked for many people.

Posted on Jan 07, 2008

  • Yonatan Horan Jan 07, 2008

    Note: if your 360 is still under warranty, just send it in to Microsoft for repair as opening it up voids the warranty.

  • Yonatan Horan Jan 07, 2008

    You can also try the simpler, towel trick which has worked for many. It also seems like Microsoft might fix your 360 even if it's out of warranty, so it won't hurt to try to call Xbox support at 1-800-4-my-xbox.


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