Bad Xbox or just a bad disc ?

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  1. Craig LeBlanc

    Craig LeBlanc Stunt Coordinator

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    I finally took the console plunge on Saturday afternoon... I picked up a Xbox at Walmart (it was on sale). I had an adventure trying to find the Advanced AV pack...none of the stores in the mall had any in stock...ended up finding one while out for groceries.

    Once I had everythign setup, I started it up and tried the bundled Sega GT2002... I noticed some video glitches, kind of looked like some Vsync problems... then I tried Jet Set Radio Future...and the box would just freeze. So I'm not sure if it is just a bad disc or a bad console. I called MS's support line and they basically told me that they would send a replcement disc. I told them to nevermind as I was going to just return the system and get a new one.
     
  2. Brian Johnson

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    So. Craig. Did you return the xbox for a new one? Did it solve the problem ?
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  3. Craig LeBlanc

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    It's going back tonight after work. Hopefully I won't get another lemon this time !
     
  4. DavidAM

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    I've had my box since release day and it has pretty much worked flawlessly. For a while I was gettind dirty disk errors during MotoGP, but that has stopped. I did buy a copy of SegaGT/JSRF off of ebay and while JSRF works great, I cannot play SegaGT. It will not load for me. I tried the boiling trick and that didn't work either. What was the # you called for Microsoft? I thought about doing that and seeing if they'd send me a new disk cause the one I have is useless. I bought it for SegaGT, JSRF was just a bonus (and not a good one....can't believe so many people like this game). Being that I can't play SegaGT and don't like JSRF, I bought a disk that I never use.
     
  5. Craig LeBlanc

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    I called the number that was in the Xbox paperwork... the GF is out shopping and is bringing back the new Xbox, so I can let you know what the number is later on...or tomorrow.
     
  6. AaronJB

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    Oddly, I got quite a few errors when I first got an XBOX (wouldn't read/dirty disc), but nothing wrong since.
     
  7. Craig LeBlanc

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    The new Xbox works fine. Or at least it does with the bundled games. I'll pick up a game or 2 this week and see how it works.
     

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