Originally Posted by govols/cc
Take the hd off, climb up on top your house with the remaining console, now throw it as far as you can. Climb down & go purchase a new one.
Probably the best advice. Those old Xbox's are pieces of s***. Go ahead and just buy a newer one for $200. They are a lot more stable. I had the RROD 3 times and I went through 3 old gen Xbox's. But once I got the slim model it's be perfect.