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#1 SiFi

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Posted 26 July 2003 - 09:09 AM

Hey guys! I usually use the flasher in evoX to flash my tsop, but last night decided to try FlashX. Boy I wish I hadn't sad.gif During the "erasing bios" stage, the bar got nearly to the end, then just stopped. I waited about 10 minutes and my heart sank, I knew this wasn't good. I reset the box and you guessed it, FRAG time!

I've got a v1.1 xbox and now i see on the forums someone says FlashX has got a bug for v1.1 boxes sad.gif I guess this is why it didn't work, damn.

I'm gonna try booting off each quarter of the tsop but don't hold out much hope. Anyone had this problem before?


#2 BrainS0ur

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Posted 26 July 2003 - 09:52 AM

From the FlashX NFO:
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Only compatible with Xecuter2 Lite, Xecuter2 Lite + and Xecuter 2 PRO.

Experience is a good thing. Look at it this way, at least you didnt fuck someone elses box up. smile.gif

Edited by BrainS0ur, 26 July 2003 - 09:55 AM.


#3 SiFi

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Posted 26 July 2003 - 09:58 AM

LOL, yeah i've already put this mess up down to experience, just hope no one else makes the same mistake jester.gif

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Posted 26 July 2003 - 03:50 PM

What'd you do to fix it? Can you follow up and let us know what you did ?

#5 Xeero

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Posted 26 July 2003 - 03:53 PM

The TSOP is a different kind of flash ROM than the X2s...what did you expect? Anyway, if you don't already have a mod, then get one. Install it, reflash the TSOP with the MS BIOS, and just use the mod instead of the TSOP. It's safer.

#6 SiFi

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Posted 26 July 2003 - 04:35 PM

I know i was a dumb-ass, but I was in a hurry and had the flashX disk handy (was using xbmp as dash) and didn't think twice. Think i must of had too many beers last night laugh.gif

I bought another xbox (LE) today and gonna transfer the innards over and sell the greeny with the fixed motherboard.

Remember kids: Think twice, Flash once wink.gif

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Posted 26 July 2003 - 06:53 PM

why dont u just fix it wink.gif

get a matrix or something.. u can fix bad tsops...

wait sorry.. i think they need data on them to work.. correct me if im mistaken

#8 Alkane

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Posted 26 July 2003 - 09:16 PM

You can build a homebrew chip or get one from the web. Pcmerc.com sells them. They are 29or31 wire homebrews and you can use them to reflash motherboards. Its what I use to recover them. (btw, pcmerc is not my site)

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Posted 27 July 2003 - 03:47 AM

Just goes to show how many dickheads flash there TSOP and fuck it up

#10 SiFi

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Posted 27 July 2003 - 09:04 AM

Thanks for the comments (apart from Hammy who should get a life rolleyes.gif), I'm gonna fix it as Alkane suggests. I really only posted to warn others not to do the same thing (I'm not the only dickhead in the world).




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