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Red lights the on and on button is red and wont let me play any video games or watch any movies whats wronge can you help me?

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  • Anonymous Dec 17, 2008

    i got the red lights too!

  • Anonymous Dec 17, 2008

    1 red light

  • Anonymous Dec 17, 2008

    red lights on

  • Anonymous Dec 18, 2008

    wont turn on

  • Anonymous Dec 18, 2008

    red lights flashing on mine!

  • Anonymous Dec 18, 2008

    red lights on

  • Anonymous Dec 19, 2008

    red lights on all the time

  • Anonymous Dec 19, 2008

    2 red lights

  • Anonymous Dec 19, 2008

    1 red light

  • Anonymous Dec 19, 2008

    yep me too

  • Anonymous Dec 20, 2008

    1 red light on

  • Anonymous Dec 20, 2008

    red blinking lights as well

  • Anonymous Dec 21, 2008

    flashing red lights

  • Anonymous Dec 21, 2008

    blinking lights

  • Anonymous Dec 21, 2008

    lights on mine too

  • Anonymous Dec 21, 2008

    flashing red lights



  • Anonymous Dec 22, 2008

    got this too

  • Anonymous Dec 22, 2008

    mine won't turn on at all!

  • Anonymous Dec 22, 2008

    fixed mine!

  • Anonymous Dec 23, 2008

    red light

  • Anonymous Dec 23, 2008

    red lights on

  • Anonymous Dec 23, 2008

    i have this one too!

  • Anonymous Dec 23, 2008

    red lights as well

  • Anonymous Dec 24, 2008

    2 red lights on mine

  • Anonymous Dec 24, 2008

    1 red light

  • Anonymous Dec 24, 2008

    red lights on

  • Anonymous Dec 24, 2008

    wont turn on

  • Anonymous Dec 25, 2008

    3 lights are red and will not let me play any games

  • Anonymous Dec 25, 2008

    2 red lights

  • Anonymous Dec 25, 2008

    got error message on screen

  • Anonymous Dec 25, 2008

    won't turn on

  • Anonymous Dec 25, 2008

    flashing light

  • Anonymous Dec 26, 2008

    me too

  • Anonymous Dec 26, 2008

    red flashing lights

  • Anonymous Dec 26, 2008

    froze up

  • Anonymous Dec 26, 2008

    gpu burnt out

  • Anonymous Dec 27, 2008

    yep

  • Anonymous Dec 27, 2008

    1 red light

  • Anonymous Dec 27, 2008

    red lights on

  • Anonymous Dec 27, 2008

    won't turn on

  • Anonymous Dec 27, 2008

    red light

  • Anonymous Dec 28, 2008

    lights blinking

  • Anonymous Dec 28, 2008

    blinking red lights

  • Anonymous Dec 29, 2008

    won't turn on

  • Anonymous Dec 29, 2008

    got this too

  • Anonymous Dec 29, 2008

    sent mine in

  • Anonymous Dec 29, 2008

    won't start up

  • Anonymous Dec 29, 2008

    freezing up sometimes no red lights YET!

  • Anonymous Dec 30, 2008

    used the above blog to fix it! awesome!

  • Anonymous Dec 30, 2008

    red lights on

  • Anonymous Dec 30, 2008

    red lights on

  • Anonymous Dec 30, 2008

    2 red lights

  • Anonymous Dec 31, 2008

    same here!

  • Anonymous Dec 31, 2008

    blog worked for me!

  • Anonymous Dec 31, 2008

    won't stop flashing!

  • Anonymous Dec 31, 2008

    freezing up!

  • Anonymous Dec 31, 2008

    got this one

  • Anonymous Dec 31, 2008

    got this one as well

  • Anonymous Dec 31, 2008

    e74 error

  • hookem horns Jan 01, 2009

    i will turn on my xbox and it goes all red all 4 lights and i cant play games.

  • Anonymous Jan 01, 2009

    got these problems as well

  • Anonymous Jan 01, 2009

    turned on and got red blinking lights!

  • Anonymous Jan 01, 2009

    got red lights as well

  • Anonymous Jan 02, 2009

    freeze ups

  • Anonymous Jan 02, 2009

    2 red lights flashing!

  • Anonymous Jan 02, 2009

    blog at top works!

  • Anonymous Jan 02, 2009

    freezing up on me!

  • Anonymous Jan 03, 2009

    same here!

  • Anonymous Jan 03, 2009

    won't turn on!

  • Anonymous Jan 03, 2009

    red lights

  • Anonymous Jan 03, 2009

    red light

  • Anonymous Jan 04, 2009

    3 red lights

  • Anonymous Jan 04, 2009

    got this as well it is caused by overheating!

  • Anonymous Jan 04, 2009

    mine won't turn on!

  • tyrant0022 Jan 04, 2009

    Hey everyone. I have the dreaded 3 red lights on my Xbox 360. Can anyone help me. PLEASE.



    TYRANT.

  • Anonymous Jan 04, 2009

    overheating is 2 red lights



  • Anonymous Jan 05, 2009

    got the same!

  • Anonymous Jan 05, 2009

    1 red light flashing that sometimes turns to 3

  • Anonymous Jan 05, 2009

    flashing red lights

  • Anonymous Jan 05, 2009

    red lights

  • Anonymous Jan 05, 2009

    the occassional freeze up

  • Anonymous Jan 06, 2009

    red lights showing

  • Anonymous Jan 06, 2009

    got the same thing here

  • Anonymous Jan 06, 2009

    red lights on

  • Anonymous Jan 06, 2009

    red lights blinking

  • Anonymous Jan 06, 2009

    help got this too

  • Anonymous Jan 06, 2009

    flashing red lights

  • Anonymous Jan 07, 2009

    red lights are on 3 of them.

  • Anonymous Jan 07, 2009

    won't turn on!

  • Anonymous Jan 07, 2009

    got this problem too

  • Anonymous Jan 08, 2009

    red lights on

  • Anonymous Jan 08, 2009

    same problem

  • bunnygeneral Jan 08, 2009

    one red blink light

  • Anonymous Jan 08, 2009

    got this problem many times!

  • Anonymous Jan 08, 2009

    1 red light on

  • Anonymous Jan 08, 2009

    got this one

  • Anonymous Jan 09, 2009

    1 red light flashing

  • Anonymous Jan 09, 2009

    2 red lights are flashing

  • Anonymous Jan 09, 2009

    2 red lights

  • Anonymous Jan 09, 2009

    red lights on

  • Anonymous Jan 10, 2009

    1 red light flashing

  • Anonymous Jan 10, 2009

    got this one too

  • Anonymous Jan 10, 2009

    red lights on

  • Anonymous Jan 10, 2009

    e74 error

  • Anonymous Jan 10, 2009

    red lights on as well help!

  • Anonymous Jan 11, 2009

    wont start up

  • Anonymous Jan 11, 2009

    red lights on

  • Anonymous Jan 11, 2009

    freezing up on me!

  • Anonymous Jan 11, 2009

    red lights on

  • Anonymous Jan 12, 2009

    red lights

  • Anonymous Jan 12, 2009

    2 red lights flashing all the time when switched on

  • Anonymous Jan 12, 2009

    red lights are on

  • Anonymous Jan 13, 2009

    red lights on

  • Anonymous Jan 13, 2009

    won't turn on

  • Anonymous Jan 13, 2009

    red lights are on

  • Anonymous Jan 14, 2009

    1 red light with message on the screen

  • Anonymous Jan 14, 2009

    error message e 74

  • Anonymous Jan 14, 2009

    red lights are on

  • Anonymous Jan 14, 2009

    red lights

  • Anonymous Jan 14, 2009

    red lights are on 3 of them and sometimes it doesnt switch on

  • Anonymous Jan 15, 2009

    my xbox 360 has the rings of death and i wanna play it now!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Anonymous Jan 15, 2009

    2 red lightd

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When someone say that his/her Xbox is having red lights problem, It means it needs to be repaired. If you are using Cooler than it is not a cure but a prevention. You could have used cooler before acutally having the problem just to prevent your Xbox. But now you will have to either get it repaired from Microsoft (in case your Xbox's warranty is not expired, but one thing to note is that you will have to wait for at least 3-4 weeks to get back your Xbox) or you can Fix your Xbox's 3 Flashing red lights problem yourself with the help of DIY Video guide available on Internet. You can fix yourself without any technical knowledge.
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I was able to solve my RRoD problem using the overheat method.
I just left my xbox on for about an hour, turned it off and disconnected it completely then pushed gently on the sides (The largest ones).

I then left it for another hour and reconnected it. It hasn't broken since then.

This might not be 100% effective so if this doesn't work i'd advise you keep patient and send it off.

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Three red lights is informally known as the RRoD or red ring of death. It's a common misconception that this means that your GPU has automatically malfunctioned. Personally my xbox has done it three times. If the light on your power supply is RED not GREEN, spray it out with keyboard duster or any other type of canned air, and you will be back up and running in no time.

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Try to disconnect everything from it and leave it alone for like 10 min an then connect every thing back.

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