John "wardrox" writes:
"I've just come off the phone with Xbox Customer Support and it appears I can't have my Xbox fixed. Here is the story of events in bullet-point form."
....hes just one of the many. :)
...My xbox RRoD'd Short and sweet. :)
My story is happy one. My Dec 2005 bought NTSC/J 360 premium (from ebay shipped from Hong Kong cuz of shortage) arrived in jan 06, developed RROD April 06. Sent it back to Hong Kong got brand new one as replacement in 2 weeks. Guess what its 09/2008 still working fine.
The other console Core PAL bought in May 06 after shipping the first one as I thought that one might take a long time to come back. ANyway that RRODd somewhere in Aug 07. No local warranty since it was more than 1 year so had to ship to Germany. Got it back in 2 weeks and till now, no RROD.
Guess some people are just plain unlucky not to get support from MS.
Thats what you get
[[Lol true he chose a flop]]
And he went with a Scooter
Marketplace doesn't accept Maestro either, which is annoying since Marketplace is the only place I have to use my Mastercard, which means I get all kinds of charges.
Who disagreed? Marketplace does not accept Meastro cards.
Pirate, try buying a points card, this should fix your problem.
For the guy who wrote the article...
As for the Maestro card, it's simple they don't accept it. Have anyone ever gone to a place that didn't accept the particular card that you are carrying? Get over it!
As for the broken xbox, I don't feel sorry for you. First off, you were being cheap so you bought a second hand 360 which is not recommended anyway. Second, after being turn down for trying to get an "out of warranty" repair done for free, you attempted to sabotage your own xbox 360 to make it RROD on you. (Funny, how your 360 "said F.U. I'll RROD when I want to not when you want me to." Priceless)
Then when your original problem occured again (the reason the person sold it to you in the first place.) Once again you try to get non warranty work again for free. Sorry pal, but even sony won't fix your PS3 for free if it breaks out of warranty. So I don't know why you think MS would.
And the top all of this off, you whine to the internet so that people will feel sorry for you.
easy and no one will be getting any info from me
I have a simple fix.. buy a Ps3.. Problem solved
mine would be have a warranty....but whatevs....sucks to be him
haha, I have a PS3 sat next to it. Not sure why but it does look a bit more smug than usual.
...*sigh* And the RROD episodes continue.
I Get the Joke;He Bought a FlopBox!
Poor Xbots,constantly being Shafted by the RROD.
Oh well,here's some Lube to Help with the Experience;
Yes indeed it sucks for him. I'm glad me Elite still works.
my 360 last month had E-74 error and just in one week,it happens for the second time,am really pissed can you help please,anyone?
My advice is: Get a PS3. Seriously, even if you think it's not superior technologically (even though it is), it's more reliable. If not a PS3, get at least a Wii.
He has a PS3.
man I have a ps3 and I know in 6 months,360 will be nothing compare to it am really pumped for duke nukem and some cod 4 online action
What up HighDef? LOL, I'm not bragging. Just glad I'm not him yet.
A gamer shouldn't have to cook his console to make the company fix it. I shall never trust Microsoft with anything. (Except Windows since its the only choice for a pc gamer sadly)
"Sorry pal, but even Sony won't fix your PS3 for free if it breaks out of warranty. So I don't know why you think MS would."
not entirely true. My PS3 was not working properly after I downloaded a firmware update. (April of this year) I have a launch 60 gig PS3 (out of warranty)and they did tell me I had to send them $150.00 to have it fixed or replaced. I told them that because they were the reason that my PS3 is not working the way it should that it is absolutely unnaceptable that I pay a dime for their fvck up. A few minutes on hold and another explanation of what is wrong with my PS3 and they told me that they would send me a box to ship my PS3 in, and some paperwork for me to fill out, and they would either fix or replace it for FREE. I got it back about 7-8 days later completely fixed and I even got a newer looking system (my old one had a few scratches on it, but this one looked brand new)
The bottom line is that MS & Sony should replace your product for free if they are the primary reason for the problem. MS should have 3 year warranty on the disc read error, because it is almost as big of a problem as RROD is.
You make excuses and defend MS repair service for not taking care of this guys problem,when Microsoft should recall and replace every 360 that has ever been sold.(that is when MS accually get around to fixing their RROD & Disc Read Error problems.
Sony can afford to replace out of warranty PS3 fails - they have so little failing the department dealing with it must be bored...
The ironic is.. bots still blind.
My 6th one hardly ever gets any play. It's the safest way to keep from getting the RROD.
maybe you should up that number to 7 and go for the world record? it's funny how as the PS3's fate gets gloomier and gloomier that fanboys keep increasing the amount of 360s that failed for them. you're a liar.
loved how he glossed over the fact that he bought the X360 second hand and that he purposely over-heated it on top of that. methinks this blog is very suspicious. lots of people do stupid things to violate their warranty and then blame the manufacturer. i knew someone who covered up the ventilation holes with duct tape on his 360 to avoid dust from getting in...needless to say the 360 over-heated. personally, I've never had problems with my 360 and everyone I know who had problems had theirs fixed or replaced free of charge.
The whole point is there shouldnt be these problems in the first place.I cant understand how anyone can buy a console that will more than likely die i have only 3 friends that have a 360 and all of them have had at least 1 fail on then be it disc read errors, scratching dvds or RROD.To be perfectly honest here i would think of buying one sometime if i wasnt so worried about it dying, mentally keeping my fingers crossed each time i booted it up.Its comparable to me playing my ps3 while its balanced on a pole over a pool of water.
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