I am one of thousands of 360 owners affected by an update that will cost me $ to fix a console with NO prior issues. That's a BAD, BAD Microsoft! NO!
Response requested_ Please send to: *** Email address is removed for privacy *** or respond to this. Affected Console SN: 3289067 81905. In Nov. 08 I bought an XBOX 360 Elite new from Best Buy. I took special care to ensure the circular tape on the packaging had not been disturbed;
In making an informed consumer decision, I read horror stories of 360 buyers having purchased a "new" XBOX 360, and find that when signing it onto LIVE for the 1st time, that their console has been previously banned from XBOX LIVE... where someone ELSE purchased
it, opened it carefully, tampered with firmware etc. and got the console banned from LIVE, then returned the console as unopened and it gets reshelved as Never Before Opened. A minor detail, but a) it may come into relevance later, b) anyone who has seen
the circular tape on the packaging I am referring to knows it is obvious when it's been removed and when it hasn't, and c), knowing that I am that meticulous