Here Is How The Xbox One Looks Like If You Brick Your Console During Update

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Xbox One has been now officially released in Europe and North America. As users are getting Xbox One, we are going to see all sorts of problems and issues related to their experience with the system. One user in particular managed to brick his console when he tried to update his Xbox One.

This error code, as can be seen below, shows a “E100” error code along with some random numbers.

Consulting the official Microsoft Troubleshoot FAQ for errors related to Xbox One, we can see that this error related to a failed system update and requires sending back Xbox One to Microsoft. The official FAQ lists this error as follow:

E100 xxxxxxxx xxxxxxxx:

This indicates that there was an issue while updating your hardware, and that you’ll need to submit your console for a repair.

To submit a repair, visit the Xbox Online Service Center.

This poor guy might have just bricked his Xbox One trying to update it to the latest firmware update. Hopefully, this problem isn’t as widespread.

What do you think of this error code? Have you faced similar problem? Let us know in the comments below.

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  • kat

    Just happened to my boys!!! 🙁
    had this Xbox one for 1 year. Only played a handful of times bc it kept freezing but would start working again 🙁
    they love the PS4. Just hate I wasted my money on Xbox one

  • kat

    Just happened to my boys!!! 🙁
    had this Xbox one for 1 year. Only played a handful of times bc it kept freezing but would start working again 🙁
    they love the PS4. Just hate I wasted my money on Xbox one

  • Alex MacAulay

    I got this message last week and simply turned it off and then on again and it’s working fine now

  • niki

    I inserted a dvd with photos without opening it first, it oppened automatically, there appeared the xbox green screed and then the error, now it works corectly , wtf microsoft?

  • tekmology

    This happened to me last night updating to play Titanfall. I called Microsoft and they told a me a “Tier 3 tech” will get back to me in 48 to 96 hours. I have played the hell out of my PS4 with not a hiccup. To say I am disappointed in Microsoft is an understatement. We will see how this all works out. In the meantime anyone who tells me Sony is crap, I will set them straight.

  • Graham Harper

    Not a big fan of the phrase “managed to brick his console” as though it’s somehow his fault. I’m in the UK and just experienced exactly the same thing. Ran the update process, successfully downloaded the update and after reboot it went straight to this error screen (E100, then a different string of numbers). I’d say if anybody “managed” to brick my console, it was Microsoft.

    • Stephen Unsworth

      What happened when you called MS?

      • Graham Harper

        Disappointingly little! The guy in the service centre couldn’t find any information on the E100 errors (despite me having the relevant page in front of me from their own website) and had me go through the usual “have you tried turning it on and off again” rigmarole before finally talking to a manager. Their solution? Return it to the original retailer I purchased it from for a replacement. Because, of course, they have spare Day One editions knocking around to just post right out…

        It got worse when I tried to use their online service centre to order a replacement. The “Advanced Exchange” programme looks fantastic, except for that bit where it couldn’t recognise a single valid UK postal address.

        Now Microsoft have stopped responding to my email ticket (presumably until Monday morning?) so I’m absolutely stuck with my brick until at least then 🙁

  • your mum

    Bricked his Xbone. Laugh I nearly pissed myself to death.
    Major fail.
    Which console am I going to buy. NEITHER.

    I’d rather spend the money on a new GPU for my computer and play all my games at a much higher resolution and with mods and patches updated more often.
    Fuck the next gen and buy a super fast PC.

    • Sacha Salvatore Morgese

      Nobody cares.

    • hav

      Good luck. Hope fully you don’t get a DOA GPU. It’s still hardware that still has the same issues as all hardware. They’re not perfect and can break. Just take a look @ some of the reviews on Newegg (or your major retailer in your area). These issues are not limited to just next gen, and those that you seem to be trying to sway should be aware of that.

  • Skwatch

    Just happened to a friend of mine living in London. Unfortunately he got his xbox1 delivered, set it up and started the update. I was watching the processes on skype and suddenly this error message came up. Same E100 message, but different numbers at the end. Tried a reboot, and straight to this message immediately.

  • JonnyB

    This is one user, if you search for it they all link to the same image – and as far as I can tell he lost power whilst it was updating, which isn’t great, but also isn’t exactly proof of a widespread issue

  • d

    This just happened to me. Wow.

  • spideynut71

    “As users are getting Xbox One, we are going to see all sorts of problems and issues related to their experience with the system”

    Wow…if that’s not proof of just how pathetically biased this site is, I don’t know what is.

    • Belkeri

      No it isn’t. It’s just a stated fact that is normal with every system. When a new system launches, people report it more than with systems that are further away in their lifecycle. A phenomenon that is closely related to internet era.

    • bigevilworldwide

      Sorry genius that is a FACT…All electronic devices have a failure rate, and generally in the 5-10% range is considered normal…..there are already other stories of broken disc drives that either make a grinding noise and reject the disc or just spit it back out. It’s a FACT of life with electronics

    • Alex White

      Are you serious? Its a guarantee that there will be issues.

  • Shu

    “One user in particular *managed to brick* his console when he tried to update his Xbox One.”

    Lol 😀