1.6 Flashes Orange Then Shuts Down
Posted 22 February 2006 - 11:26 PM
i tried fixing this by loading up different Bios's and all of a sudden it would just frag and hang on a blank screen. it also wouldn't let me flash the bios anymore. So i tried to do a restore, as soon as i selected it it rebooted started flashing orange and then shut down... it did that even when the chip was off or completly taken out.
I decided that the chip sucks donkey balls like no other and returned it, Divineo was nice enough to replace it with an Xecutor 3 CE ... I installed the chip even checked all the traces for a current and they showed up nicely... however i have the same problem as before.
i'm thinking that maybe while fiddling with the spider chip i pushed one of those legs in too far, but wouldn't that show up when testing the traces???
somebody please help as i do not want to order a new motherboard
Posted 23 February 2006 - 02:55 AM
Other than that orange flashing means solder splash on board.
Edited by cerealkillajme, 23 February 2006 - 02:56 AM.
Posted 26 February 2006 - 01:32 AM
Posted 26 February 2006 - 04:02 AM
So i tried to do a restore, as soon as i selected it it rebooted started flashing orange and then shut down... it did that even when the chip was off or completly taken out.
Hello there ...
You said that you tried a restore ... was this the restore feature on the spider gx ? if it is then i believe it has killed your eeprom and that is now what is wrong with your motherboard.
The way to fix this requires another good working chipped xbox. You simply flash your X3 in someone elses xbox with a special bios called ... Flashbios 3.03 unauthorised by shepd ( note the normal flashbios wont work ) and then you can fix your eeprom by flashing a working V1.6 eeprom to your motherboard.
After this you can flash and use your X3 like normal.
This would give you a generic BANNED eeprom so this fix is no good for xbox live. If you have a backup of your eeprom and want to restore your original eeprom to your motherboard from a backup then follow this guide ...
Fast & Legal way to reflash your EEPROM !
Posted 27 February 2006 - 12:14 AM
and yeah it was the restore on the SpiderGX menu. i assumed since i did a backup when i first got it working that it would restore the OS to that time.. or if it was gonna flash the eeprom it would let me pick the backup eeprom i made on the hard drive... but it just fried my machine.... wishing i had just gotten the X3 first... damn Spiders! never again.
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