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System error e 79

At first when i turned my 360 on it would show the opening animation then show the "system error" message but now when i press the power button absolutely nothing appears on screen as if i never turned it on. I really would like to avoid the $100 and 3-4 weeks to repair it.

PLEASE help me

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  • Brookasarus Dec 22, 2008

    SAME PROBLEM!!!!!!

  • Anonymous May 15, 2009

    Ya same thing, now nothing is working at all, same screen and everything.

    My Xbox has never been "sick" before.



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This could be a problem with the hard drive itself or the connection to it, try removing it and turning on the console, if it works without the hard drive get a new one, if it doesn't send it back to microsoft.

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