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Watch QueueQueueWatch QueueQueue Remove allDisconnect Loading... Jammie66711-13-2008, 11:00 PMi thought the towel trick was only to fix the 3 red lights? 1 red light is either an HDD or DVD drive problem. i've heard lots of different stories about the towel trick, some last a few hours, some last a few weeks. The wonderhowto video below gives a good visual of what you'll be doing. http://thetechevent.com/xbox-360/xbox-360-e74-fix.html

Waited about 30 minutes for it to cool, hit the switch, what!? But if you've got one of those hell-born boxes that just refuses to be fixed in any way, shape, or form, there is always one last ditch approach. The time now is 11:22 AM. armydude74 151,507 views 9:59 xbox 360 error E68 fix, 2 ways - Duration: 3:05.

Up next How To Reset Your Xbox 360 - Not Towel Trick - Way Better!!! - Duration: 5:51. Jammie66711-14-2008, 07:30 PMthe idea behind it is to re-melt the solder due to the heat and then when it cools it's supposed to restore connection between the chips and the board. eh, they're in pieces in my closet now __________________ 2600k 16GB RAM 120GB SSD 4TB HDD GTX 1080 15" Retina MBP || 64GB Nexus 6P || 64GB

Uploaded on Apr 2, 2010how to fix e74 error on xbox 360 towel trickhttp://RepairYourXbox360.net/Don't spend $140 repairing your XBOX 360 with Microsoft. drexivan21 162,847 views 4:57 HOW TO FIX the E74 (temporary fix) - Duration: 6:37. Let it cool off for 15-20 minutes. Loading...

To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. • During recent maintenance and software update, account email addresses were reset. Towel trick wouldn't work for him anymore either. __________________ Laptop: MSI GT70 2OC-059us | i7-4700MQ | 16GB | GTX 770m | 500GB SSD / 750GB HDD | 17.3" | Win10 Pro Powered by vBulletin Version 4.2.2 Copyright © 2016 vBulletin Solutions, Inc. I have a launch madel that I fixed with this method and it's still running fine.

part 2 of 2 - Duration: 5:39. MrCowell87 52,576 views 6:46 How to fix Xbox 360 Red Rings of Death in less than 10 Minutes (No Towels) - Duration: 3:53. haven't heard of it fixing a console for 11 months though No the 1 red light, E74 error is a chip inside the console, and I checked online and saw a Skip navigation UploadSign inSearch Loading...

You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. If I can get a few hours on Call of Duty tomorrow, I would be happy. Cheese9000 64,971 views 7:32 XBOX 360 Repair Guide - #3 Installing the X-Clamp Kit - Duration: 8:53. Joshx2iPac 297 views 3:28 Xbox 360 E74 Fix - Duration: 3:21.

Even if it only lasts for a short time, it is working again for now. his comment is here XboxAchievements.com > Main Hub > Discussion Boards > Xbox 360 > How long did your console last after towel trick PDA View Full Version : How long did your console last Reply With Quote Quick Navigation Personal Gadgetry & Non-flashlight Electronics Top Site Areas Settings Private Messages Subscriptions Who's Online Search Forums Forums Home Forums Administrative Administrative Announcements Questions/Problems/Suggestions New Member Introductions The idea of the towel trick is to get the internals of the xbox hot enough so that the soldering melts then when it cools it bonds again, for how long

Autoplay When autoplay is enabled, a suggested video will automatically play next. Loading... lockemup555 268,016 views 5:30 How to Repair E74 Error in 3 Easy Ways! http://thetechevent.com/xbox-360/xbox-360-red-dot.html l0sellersEbay 412 views 9:59 Tutorial: Xbox 360 E74 Single Red Ring Fix (HD + Voice) - Duration: 5:58.

Tenacious11-14-2008, 10:52 PMTried it as a last resort when I got E74 as the console was out of warranty, and as I suspected, it didn't work. @OP I can tell you I can tell you right now...it's only a temporary fix. About Press Copyright Creators Advertise Developers +YouTube Terms Privacy Policy & Safety Send feedback Try something new!

i slapped my forehead lol.

When you overheat to "reflow" the chips you are also burning up other components in the box as well. Sign in 2 Loading... I'm talking about the infamous "towel trick". Your best bet is to do 4 things at once.

Muhnamana11-14-2008, 11:18 PMMine actually worked awhile after the towel trick, although, if you turn it off and then back on it didn't work. Sign in to add this video to a playlist. Howcast 537,856 views 1:33 How to fix the red ring of death. (towel trick) FREE XBOX FIX - [how to fix red ring of death] - Duration: 4:20. navigate here I don't have much technical knowledge when it comes to taking these things apart and all, but the thing's been a big paperweight for so long I figured I had nothing

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