Solved Multiple errors

Discussion in 'Xbox Support' started by Kabob, Aug 3, 2007 with 8 replies and 820 views.

  1. Kabob

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    My Xbox stopped working for absolutely no reason. All I did was transfer a movie to my Xbox and then rebooted so it would load the file and I got error 21, rebooted a few more times and got errors 13 and 16. Now all I get is error 16, I can't play games or access my HDD.
     
  2. gopedertyper

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    ohh thats ****ed up.. error 21 is nothing i have that every once in a while but for the others look them up on llama.com than do some research see if you can fix them =D. good luck
     
  3. TomAss

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    error 21 and 13 can both be fixed a few short ways. Error 16 happened from not being plugged in for more then 5 hours or you erased your HDD when transfering your movie. It's your clock. Your clock is reset and it cannot read from memory what time it is on your stock, or modded dash.

    It is a big drawn out process. If you don't know much about modding or working on xbox's, I suggest having someone else do it. It can be fixed though. It's not totally dead

    *edit* Welcome to Se7enSins by the way :smile: Have a look around. We have lots to offer here. We even have threads on how to fix this very problem. Enjoy your stay here. If you can't find it all, I'll help you out.
     
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    I've actually gone through quite a few errors on my Xbox, and managed to fix them. The only resolution I've been finding is hotswap, which isn't an option for me. But this one's got me stumped.

    And I'll make sure to be active. :3
     
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    Bump, sorry for the revival of this thread, but my question never got answered. D:
     
  9. TomAss

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    [B]16 - dashboard - Clock cannot be set.[/B] 
    
    Basically it comes down to this. Error 16 has to do with not finding the menu setting with which you can set the clock of the hdd. This happens to a lot of people that erase their hdd (original/upgraded) or MS dashboard files and after that they don't immediatly install the hdd but leave the xbox without power longer than 5 hours. 
    
    It's all about the hdd can't find the menu with which it can set the clock. This is mostly because the xbox hdd is empty (you removed dashboard or fux0red it via ftp). The problem arises when xbox searches for menu to set clock with, can't find it and voila: error 16. Well read on please! 
    
    So you have an error 16 huh? Don't worry "nothing" is broken! 
    
    You have an xbox hdd that is locked. And normally you can boot in original and modded mode. Retail or upgraded doesn't matter. You start playing around with xboxdash.xbe etc. using ftp programs. While doing this you "accidently" remove your MS dashboard and also your alternate dashboard (Evox, etc.) so there is no dash anymore on the xbox hdd. 
    
    You end the ftp session and after that you shut off your xbox. Normally when you would start up again it gives you an error 13/14 ( no dashboard found). No worries with a slayer Evox cd (and a hardmod), all is ok. BUT this is only WITHIN 3 hours or so. 
    
    This is because the internal clock of the xbox will only be kept alive by the capacitors for only 3 or 4 hours. So when you leave your xbox unplugged from electricity for over 5 hours after you have played with the .xbe's AND you have removed your (ms and evo-x) dash from your xbox than you are fux0red. Why do you ask? 
    
    Why can't I boot from disc? 
    
    Its as follows Xbox starts booting==> (almost 1st thing a xbox does is) searches for internal clock==> doesnt find internal clock because there hasn't been any electricity on the xbox for 5 hours so battery that kept clock alive is empty and clock is gone==> searches for the proper dashboard menu to set clock with ==> doesnt find msdashboard or evo-x dashboard menu becuz you have removed it from the hdd for whatever reasons you had==> xbox gives error 16: cannot set clock. 
    
    So what do you do about it? Two options! 
    
    1. There are some bios'es around that allow the chip to boot past the clocksetting. (do a search!). So how do you get that bios on your chip because you cant boot to a flash program or something? Well you need to have an external flasher. 
    
    It seems the m8 bios will take care for you of booting past the clocksetting. Or use the latest Xecutor bios 
    
    
    2. This is the more easy and newbie friendly strategy 
    -Get a friend with a modded xbox. 
    -Unlock his hdd with eeprom management from a slayer evo-x cd. 
    -Than, place his hdd in your xbox. 
    -Boot with your chip on. 
    -Now the xbox DOES find a dashboard when you boot in original mode and you can set the time in the msdashboard clock settings. 
    -Shut off xbox and remove your friends hdd 
    -PLace his hdd back in his xbox and lock it again 
    -Install your hdd 
    -(clock has been set) So boot up with slayer cd. 
    -Install normally whatever you wanna install 
    -lock hdd 
    
    If you get an error 13 after this, please read up on the error 13 explanation! 
    
    
    [B]13 - kernel - Dashboard launch fail[/B] (due to missing/bad key, or anything else that would prevent it from running) and the dashboard didn't specify why it failed. 
    
    The error it gives is because of the incompatibility between the (older) dashboard (4920) that older slayer cd installs and the new dashboard/kernel versions found in some new xbox's and found in xbox's that have been connected to xbox live (when you go on xbox-live, it'll upgrade your dashboard file to i believe it is now 5659.03. This dasboard is incompatible with the dash that (old) slayer cd installs (for example 2.5 or lower) for you. 
    
    (In detail, in the eeprom chip there is a kernel which is incompatible with the dashboard (4920) that slayer installs.) 
    
    So what do you do to fix it? You can use the dashupdate found on most new xbox games! Be sure to 1st unplug your ethernet cable before you do so!!! 
    
    Besides that, just use a good installation disc and all is fine. Use a 2.6 slayer or something similar 
    
     

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