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  • WARNING: 360 Firmware Update May Brick Your Console!

    Originally posted by IGN.com
    Yesterday Microsoft gave Xbox 360 owners a Halloween treat and updated their firmware with enhancements including support for native 1080p games and movies, faster XBL Arcade game list display times, and additional choices for video playback. Some users also received a trick, however, and found their 360 had been "bricked" after the upgrade.

    Several IGN readers have written us to complain that immediately after downloading the upgrade their console went dead, wouldn't boot up, and displayed an error message. There has been some speculation that the upgrade was meant to kill Xbox 360s that had been modded. But one reader claims that, after his 360 was bricked by the upgrade, he went out and bought a brand new system -- which was also bricked immediately after turning it on and installing the upgrade.
    http://xbox360.ign.com/articles/743/743238p1.html

    Microsoft says less than 1% seem to be affected, however, upgrade with caution!

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    Re: WARNING: 360 Firmware Update May Brick Your Console!

    ..well a lot of people think that it just happens to people with modded 360's, i got the update and it works fine. Also, Microsoft said that there will be a update to fix the problem within 24 hours...i think it came out already by now

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      Re: WARNING: 360 Firmware Update May Brick Your Console!

      Honestly, I wouldn't be surprised if it was bricking modded consoles. Eh, no big deal for me either way. I think it's kinda funny.
      Burnt Toast
      The Magic Begins With Me...! 8:P

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