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No picture no sound.

The ring is green and the XBOX 360 makes a noise but there is nothing appearing on the screen and no sound.

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  • shredguitar1 Nov 24, 2008

    Same problem, except mine has sound but no video, I tried it on three diff tvs and with 2 diff AV cables and it doesn't work. It has been like this since the NXE update, and many people have experienced this problem. And since M$ doesn't condsider this a hardware failure (eventhough it is) my warranty doesn't let me get a new one or repair for free. Right now I am trying to do the towel trick. I heard that turning on your console with a wireless controller then holding Y and R trigger while it starts up resets your display settings and resets the console. I tried this, and it worked for an hour, then the Video went to a green tint, and just blacked out.

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You can try the following :

1.It might be a sign of over heating.

Is your Xbox in a open space? Like on top of a tv stand or something? Do not put it on the floor.

2.Make shure there is about 6 inches of space behind your xbox.
Get a hover, with the brush attactment and hover up the back and the vents.

3.Probably the fan.
There is something caught in it maybe.

And the last ... believe it or not ...
Its not a problem, therefor there is no solution. When an xbox makes a loud noise, or a croaking noise like you described...believe it or not....its totally normal, 100%.

I work for xbox tech support and I get ppl calling for this all the time, and the OFFICIAL word from Microsoft is, its normal, its going to happen to some consoles.

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