do any lights flash etc, if so check below;
Two red indicator lights flash on the Ring of Light, or no lights flash on the Ring of Light.
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This may happen in the following situations: The auto-off setting is turned on,...
This may happen in the following situations:
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THINGS TO TRY
- The auto-off setting is turned on, and the console has been inactive for six hours.
- The console is too hot.
- There is a problem with the power supply.
To identify and fix the problem, follow these steps:To begin troubleshooting thi...
To identify and fix the problem, follow these steps:
begin troubleshooting this problem, check if the auto-off feature is
turned on. To check if the auto-off feature is turned on, follow these
- Start the Xbox 360 console without a disc in the disc tray.
- In the System section of the Xbox 360 Dashboard, select Console Settings.
- In the Console Settings area, select Auto-Off.
- Examine the option to see if it set for auto-off. If it is set for auto-off, change your selection.
the auto-off feature is not turned on and this is the first time the
Xbox 360 console has turned off unexpectedly, let's do a simple test
before we continue troubleshooting.
To do this test, turn the
Xbox 360 off for about 10 minutes. Then turn the console on and see if
the problem occurs again. If the Xbox 360 console turns off
unexpectedly again, make a note of how long the Xbox 360 console is on
before the console turns off automatically.
- If the auto-off
feature is turned off but the problem happens again, check the
appearance of the Ring of Light to determine what to do next.
- The two lights in the left quadrant of the Ring of Light flash red:
The internal temperature of the Xbox 360 console may be too high. In
this case, turn off the Xbox 360 console, and let it cool down. It may
take several hours for the console to cool enough.
sure that the ventilation openings on the console are not blocked. (For
example, the ventilation openings may be blocked if you place the Xbox
360 console on a soft surface, like a bed or a sofa.) Also make sure
that the console is not located in a poorly-ventilated place, such as
an enclosed bookcase or stereo cabinet. For more information about what
to do if the two red lights in the left quadrant on the Ring of Light
flash red, click the following article number to view the article in
the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Two of the lights on the Ring of Light on the front of your Xbox 360 console flash red
- No lights are flashing on the Ring of Light: In
this case, we should check the lights on the Xbox 360 power supply for
hints on how to fix the problem. A green light indicates that the power
supply is correctly functioning.
For more information about the power supply light, click the following
article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Troubleshooting your Xbox 360 Power Supply when the light is not illuminated
Troubleshooting your Xbox 360 Power Supply when the light is orange
Troubleshooting your Xbox 360 Power Supply when the light is red