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My question relates to the xbox 360 game counsel. my system powers up and the powere button lights up solid green and then begins flashing. cd tray will not eject or open and system remains like this with the green power led flashing until it turns off on its own. from what i see, it seems like the system hangs during the boot process. is this possible for these units to fail due to software issues or do i have a mechanical malfunction

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  • carm357 Nov 28, 2008

    my question relates to the xbox 360
    game counsel. my system powers up and the power button lights up solid
    green and then begins flashing. cd tray will not eject or open and
    system remains like this with the green power led flashing until it
    turns off on its own. it seems like the system hangs
    during the boot process. Is getting a new harddrive the only solution?

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You may have both, its best to see a technician and get this problem checked before getting flse answers and spending money you do not need to spend.

Posted on Oct 25, 2008

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