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As soon as i turn my x box elite on it begins to freeze i am not sure what to do ... i have turned it on without the harddrive and it still does the same thing.

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Hey,
sounds to me like the system has been damaged due to over heating. What happens is the Graphics and Central processing unit get extremely hot causing the motherboard to warp breaking the connection on the lead free solder. But here are a few thing you can try, Make sure Power supply is getting good air flow and vents are clear of dust, Make sure the Console is also getting good air flow and not sitting on carpet or in closed in area may want to blow system/power supply out with a can of air, make sure the fans are working properly. easiest way to fix this problem is to send it in to microsoft and get it repaired.

Posted on Dec 29, 2008

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