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Freeze up power red button flashes and game is frozen

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  • robertcrosby Dec 29, 2008

    I believe we still have warranty on the XBOX 360

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You might check out the Informative article atEzinearticles.com to fix the freezing problem as the articlegives the information about a DIY guide, (though i don't remember thename of the site) but you can check the article from http://ezinearticles.com/?Xbox-360-Freezing-Fix&id=1527369


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