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AC Adapter has a blinking orange light...

360 won't turn on, and the AC Adapter has a blinking orange light. I've replugged everything, and let the Adapter sit a day (unplugged) but nothing happenned. Any help? Thanks!

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  • bake4098 Nov 01, 2008

    the clear ring around the power button is a flashing red when i turn it on and doesnt connect me to the dashboard. i think that this is more commonly refered to as the red rings of death

  • legithuner Nov 07, 2008

    well my 360's ac adapter is red and it said fault something is there a way to fix



  • Wwest810 Nov 22, 2008

    I have a soild orange light. I called Xbox support and the gave me the run around with unplugging the wires but it didnt help. Can someone please just tell me what to do. I feel like im bout to go over hte edge.

  • brad_metalli Dec 01, 2008

    MY XBOX CAN'T GO ON, I HAVE A XBOX 360 AND THE AC ADAPTER ORANGE LIGHT FLASHING ON AND OFF...

    AND I LET IT SIT FOR A DAY AND A HALF AND MY XBOX STILL CAN'T GO ON..



    CAN I GET HELP?

  • mtrubey Dec 11, 2008

    Just got my xbox back after sending it in to microsoft for the "the red ring of death" problem...got it back and now the AC adapter is not working!

  • Anonymous Jan 03, 2009

    the ac adapter is just red



  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2009

    i keep getting the orange flashing light and once i take the plug out of xbox it goes back to solid orange but then i re plug and it starts to blink again

  • d_meister99 Mar 24, 2009

    i rented a game fear 2 i put it in and it started blinking orange and nothing will work i unplugged everything and still nothing how can i fix this can i get some help



  • d_meister99 Mar 24, 2009

    and another thing my port to where u put the cd in wont even pop out

  • Anonymous May 01, 2009

    my ac adapter is all orange until i plugt onto the three sixtie

  • Anonymous May 05, 2009

    you need to replace your ac adapter... and they are like 80 bucks...good luck!

  • dominiquemum May 20, 2009

    xbox 360 wont turn on with a blinking orange light

  • Prabhat1315 May 21, 2009

    whenever I turn my console on,there is green light for one second and then its orange.What to do?

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Just cool down man, it is not so hard to fix it if you know exactly what happens and how to fix it. I had just fixed my XBOX AC adapter which turn the orange light on with the tips and tricks from http://www.unique-stuff.co.cc/fix_xbox_ac_adapter_problem.html

The complete listings of different light colors will easily indicate what problem your xbox console and ac adapter encounter. Hope it helps..

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Try moving everything to a different room on a different electrical circuit (as in electric panel outside your house). You might have too much load on that circuit for the plugs in that room. You could try unplugging everything except tv and xbox too.

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Im guessing it is the xbox's problem and i think u just have to send it in

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360 won't turn on, and the ac adapter has a blinking orange light.

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