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Family timer glitch for 360

I have called xbox and they keep "escalating my call" and "will have someone get back to me". My son accidentally set a family timer for 30 minutes on his 360 and we cant reset it because we dont know the answer to the reset question either. Xbox told us that when they try and check his 360 by serial number it comes up error and the reset code you enter on the system info screen doesnt work either!! PLEASE HELP!! how can we just erase the whole thing and start over as if it was new??

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Hi,
did you try removing the mains plug, and leaving it off for about 24 hours ??
not sure whether these have a CMOS battery or not.
option 2, if it,s a premium ( with hard Drive ) try removing the hard-drive. Password/Timer probably setting on there rather than the Console.
Mike @ Compurepair.

Posted on Feb 25, 2008

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Try Unplugging it for an hour or so (like how power outages ask you to set up your console) and ask him if he knows it...

or de attaching the HDD :) it's removable you know!
so much power for a little kid :(

Posted on Feb 25, 2008

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