Robert McLaws: Windows Edition

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Spare the Rod, Spoil the Xbox 360

Been a victim of the Red Ring of Death lately? Apparently it's not broken, just in need of some "re-education".

The red lights are simply the way the Xbox 360 communicates to the user that it doesn't feel like playing. But, like any misbehaving child, give it a good whack on the backside and it'll straighten up. You paid $400 (or $500 if you got suckered into the official wireless adapter) for the machine; it works for you, not the other way around.

Don't believe me? Watch this:


[via Joystiq]



  • Andrew Askew said:

    Ahhhh, much like the classic NES days -=)

    November 30, 2006 4:38 PM
  • Speaking of Joystiq and the Xbox 360 , they have a very interesting series of comparisons between the

    November 30, 2006 7:18 PM