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3 lights game freezes

Three lights game freezes... Please tell me what I can do ... I found sites that can help and Charge.. I just don't know how reliable they are nad if there just not a scam...Please man help me.. This xbox box 360 is my sons and he's devistated..

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SOURCE: xbox 360 wont play the games but will play cds and dvds !!!!

Mocrosoft only entended the warranty on the "ring of death" issue which was hardware related to overheating.  They did not extend the warranty to any other issues.  DVD/CD emulators and the games emulators are handled by different software.  
You can try a factory reset of the console...

Before trying this, it's highly recommend that you remove all hard drive and memory cards. Once you've removed all hard drives and memory cards, navigate to the systems tab in the main menu and select the “Initial Setup” option. Once you select the option, it will ask you if want to run the initial setup that occurred when you first started your console. Say yes and it will do its thing. When it asks for a memory card/hard drive, just decline and it should be done. You should see the default dashboard screen as confirmation that it did, in fact, rerun initial setup.

Resetting to factory defaults / resetting parental locks
This might work only with older versions of Xbox 360 dashboard.

Press the following key combination

Left Trigger, Right Trigger, X, Y, Left Bumper, Right Bumper, Up, Left Bumper, Left Bumper, X

This should give you a dialogue asking whether or not you want to reset your system to factory default settings.

If none of this works contact Microsoft and see if the console is still under warranty.  If not they will repair it for usually 99.00

Posted on Jan 08, 2008

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SOURCE: put this in an xbox 360 console

The Xbox 360 Wont Read The Disk

Posted on Jan 25, 2008

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SOURCE: xbox 360

yes u press the big button on the front, you dope lol
if u mean it wont nurn off by that pull the plug out easiest way

Posted on Apr 21, 2008

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SOURCE: xbox 360 has sound but no picture

check the video cable that connects to the T.V to see if it is damaged, if it is get a new one.

Posted on Jun 15, 2008

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SOURCE: My son has xbox 360 live. Can he use my Sprint

You could try but that is not tested by the live group so I doubt that it will work. Aircard are not tested for xbox 360 consoles and if it will work, he might encounter issues for the multiplayer games and game lags. Try going to for more issue for the compatibility of the service.

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SOURCE: My son saved money and bought a Xbox 360 Arcade. He did not realize that he could not play his xbox games on his new system. Is there an upgrade to allow old xbox games to be played on on the xbox 360

There is a perfect way to play your old XBOX games in Xbox 360 games.
you are in luck that you bought ARCADE,if you ve core without harddisk yo cannot play,

so the solution is

you need the FLASH UPDATE as above.
you'll need the hard disc drive accessory plugged into your Xbox 360 to play old Xbox games
if its there we can simply play it.

need to follow these

sign in to Xbox Live. Where do you find the update?

To get the update, all you need is to have your 360 connectedonline and logged into Live. Insert an original Xbox game into the360's disc drive, close it, and the update should begin automatically.Being on Xbox Live is the most hassle-free way to make sure you canplay Xbox 1 games, as the system should automatically update each timesupport for new games come out.

If you are not online with Live. How do you get the update?

You have two options - either order an update disc from will be sent by mail and incur a small fee) or, if you haveaccess to an Internet connection and a CD burner, you can download theupdate yourself.To download the update yourself, visit this Xbox support page.The download itself is roughly 2.5MB. Simply unzip the downloaded file,burn it onto a blank CD or DVD (it must be the only file on the disc),and insert it into your 360. The process should begin automatically.

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