The Xbox 360 is the second game console made by Microsoft, and was released November 22, 2005.

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Repairing firmware

Do we have anyone with experience in repairing firmware? I have disassembled many, replaced bad drives or ports, etc. I am looking for any Xbox 360 lessons-learned, knowledge, help hints, and any information on "bricking" and "unbricking".

Your assistance is greatly appreciated.

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1 Red Ring is a general error

2 Red Rings is overheating

3 Red Rings is hardware failure (ususally a bad joint between the GPU and Logic Board)

error codes are ususally not easy to fix, there are error code keys on the web, but there are tons of error codes.

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ususally, xbox's don't get bricked, they have onboard firmware, and the firmware is not accessable externally, if you are trying to remove the NXE, it isn't possible, if you want to try, you may be able to trick the console into downgrading the firmware, by putting a firmware update file on the hard drive via special adaptor, but annother thing to know is that the xbox dvd drives are keyed to the motherboard that they shipped with, so if you get a new logic board, make sure that it comes with a DVD Drive

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Thank you very much for the information...I wondered if they were keyed. Any info on red rings (1-3), error codes, and RROD. I am still learning. Thanks, Kelly

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i found this really helpful.

http://www.llamma.com/xbox360/repair/Xbo...

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Lots of good stuff here. +

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These are the ones I use whenever I get to tinker with an XBox or just to keep mine alive. I do like xbins since it does have the proper software for remapping as well as firmware issues. Comes in handy....good luck.

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Sorry forgot a few things :) http://www.xbins.org/

http://www.360-hq.com/xbox360/hardware/ that is what I meant to attach...

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ok,my xbox360 starts screen freezes. scanable look. but with out hardrive it run disc fine. if idea.

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HDD Problem, try replacing it.

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Hi Anibal my Xbox 360 not how open work happen know not

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Not work open each much time Xbox 360

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Not work Xbox 360 open not

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