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Xbox fixed itself from 3 lights but other problem

This happened before the 3 ring of lights but sometimes when i have no game in or even when its in it will freeze the game or the dashboard and the first time i turned it of and restarted it. I took the game out and then listened to music and it froze after pausing it. Then i turned it off and was turning it back on. then 3 red lights. After awhile i read the hidden code thing and was going to try it but the red lights did not come up so i played music and it froze but right now it is working fine. How do i fix the freezing?

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When someone say that his/her Xbox is having 3 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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