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This means that there is a problem on the hardware on the unit already now there is a temporary fix to this although it would be best if you have this unit serviced already. The link to the temporary fix is a video on you tube.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hjjinHmEoss

XBOX link to the XBOX knowledgebase where you can contact for repairs to the unit.

http://www.xbox.com/en-US/search.aspx?keyword=red+ring
I hope this has answered your question sufficiently. If you have more questions please post a reply and i would be happy to assist. Thanks.

Posted on Oct 06, 2008

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