Unbanning a banned 360 console now possible

Discussion in 'Xbox 360 - Games & Content' started by Costello, Nov 22, 2007.

  1. Costello
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    According to http://x360.gx-mod.com/ (serious french news site) someone found a way to unban 360 consoles from the Xbox Live!
    Not a very easy procedure yet though.

    Full topic in french:
    http://gueux-forum.net/index.php?showtopic=174687

    Basically he was able to change his console's serial number.
    He tried a few times entering a random serial number, and unfortunately his attempts failed.
    Then he tried using a serial number from an existing, non-banned console and.. it worked!
    His console was unbanned.

    I think we can expect more news soon... maybe even tutorials (in english this time)
    That's good news anyway [​IMG] at least now, we know it can be done.
     


  2. JPH

    JPH Banned

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    Wow, this is very interesting...you'd think someone had of cracked it sooner if it was "this easy"

    Hopefully everyone who has a modded XBox 360 and uses XBox Live is using the later FWs, anyways.
    Good news [​IMG]
     
  3. BoneMonkey

    BoneMonkey The cheese stash is a lie.

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    very nice ! but how are we going to get our hands on serial numbers lol
     
  4. xflash

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    hmm if they get some progress on this maybe i should chip my 360, but hopefully microsoft won't start banning accounts and ips
     
  5. lagman

    lagman I wish I was green.

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    Nice, I know some people with 360 and no interest in LIVE whatsoever [​IMG] , makes me feel safe if I ever decide to mod my 360 [​IMG]
     
  6. Sinkhead

    Sinkhead yay p1ngpong.

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    Maybe someone could make a keygen?

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  7. Harsky

    Harsky Madmin

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    While we're on that, why no keygen for VC points?
     
  8. Sinkhead

    Sinkhead yay p1ngpong.

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    I said maybe... (If you're trying to be sarcastic)

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  9. xflash

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    supposedly there was this guy who claimed he had one a year back or something but he didn't want to share it since that would kinda destroy it's usefullness if everybody got their hands on it
     
  10. Psyfira

    Psyfira Credit: 0ml. Insert tea to continue

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    If they're nicking the serial from another console then what happens if the two consoles with the same serial number try to connect at the same time? (or aren't they brave enough to try that? [​IMG] )
     
  11. Gus122000

    Gus122000 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    yeah god you think someone would have made one by now same thing goes for the 360 and world of warcraft
    well this makes me feel better about moding my console
     
  12. lagman

    lagman I wish I was green.

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    Two friends of mine already said yes to the "Would you share your serial number with me?" question [​IMG] They're great.
    Also:
    [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  13. T-hug

    T-hug Always like this.

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    This is nice progress and will possibly make way for more hacks of it's kind, but atm it's going to cause more problems than it solves imo [​IMG]

    [-EDIT-]

    Also:
    [22:18] ;to clarify, it's not THAT simple, you do need your CPU key.

    [22:18] which you can only get with a downgraded 360, plus infectus.
     
  14. squirt1000

    squirt1000 Would rather have a cup of Tea!

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    And all this fuss would potentially get both machines banned. So whats the point??
     
  15. Salamantis

    Salamantis GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    Very interesting... it must've been long for him, it's taken him 5 attempts (I know French).
    This might come in handy for a friend of mine who got banned. But where are you going to get a XBox's serial just like that?
     
  16. sekhu

    sekhu moo?

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  17. jaxxster

    jaxxster The Heretic

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    i cant wait till the 360 gets properly hacked....the 360 scene would blow any other homebrew scene away.
     
  18. adgloride

    adgloride Its A Wii Wario

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    If they ever hack the 360 to play homebrew, right away you've given up live, as m$ will release a firmware update you'll need to get on live.
     
  19. phoood

    phoood taking it to a whole new level.

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    That title goes to the PSP scene atm. But why are people still worried about being banned when the iXtreme firmware supposedly works at hiding your modded 360. Supposedly..
     
  20. cenotaph

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    Actually, I doubt it would even surpass the original Xbox in terms of available software. The 360's architecture is not that great for general purpose computing, whereas the original Xbox was just an x86 box crammed into a compact case which made it really easy to bring PC applications over (mplayer for instance, which is the backend for XBMC).