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Xbox keeps freezing

Its only just started freezeing during a game;

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You might check out the Informative article to fix the freezing problem as the articlegives the information about a DIY guide, (though i don't remember thename of the site) but you can check the article from

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Hello colin bernar, There are two things that can be doing this, 1) the most likely; you have a bad disc, try using a different disc that is the same game. 2) unlikely but my still be the problem would be your xbox is running too hot and overheating which will freeze your game until the processor will cool down.
Hope this helps.

Posted on Nov 16, 2008


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Hi radz_01,

Your system is experiencing a 'general hardware error' and is destined to die very soon.

You should try the X-Clamp replacement fix (tutorials available on x-box scene) or you could try my own fix...

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If you are still in warranty however, send it back to Microsoft and they should either replace or repair the console for free

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I have the same problem :(

Posted on Aug 01, 2008

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SOURCE: xbox 360 freezing during game play

Oh Wow, I am sorry to hear That dude. That has happened to me twice and i have heard to send it in to Cheap - O - Soft(Microsoft) to have it Fixed. What has happened to your Xbox is that it has Overheated, and now the CPU's ( Central processing units) Have broken off their sockets. What happens with the 360 is that when it gets so hot, the motherboard begins flexing against the CPU's, and their restraints called the X- clamps( The things that lock the CPU) and then the CPU breaks off. So your xbox keeps freezing Beacuse of that.
One thing you can do is to send it in to microsoft to have it repaired. just call 1-800-4MY-XBOX and then follow the instructions. But this only works if your xbox is under warranty.
If you are someone that is technically capable, you can open up your Xbox and fix it using this giude. It seems to have worked for many people and they have been glitch free for months. Here is the Link . Just follow this and repair your Xbox once and for all. However, that is only if you know and are sure that you are capable of working with delicate electronics. And i heavily reccomend that if your Xbox is still under warranty, that you send it in to them and have it reapaired. Takes about two weeks and is free. Ok then notify me if that works

Posted on Jan 21, 2009

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SOURCE: My xbox keeps freezing 20 minutes into a game of Halo Wars

Most likely your GPU has a broken solder point on the mother board.

Posted on Mar 09, 2009

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try clearing the memory cache

to clear the xbox 360's memory cache,
1. go to the system blade on your menu(should be the very last one)
2. go down to were it says memory, click on it. this should bring up your hard drive or other storage devices, press a on the one you want to empty
3. once youve gotten to the screen were it shows rename or format your storage device, input Y,X,X,LB,RB,X,X and a prompt will come up asking you if you want to empty your systems cache.

Posted on Jun 22, 2009

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