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Xbox 360 won't work at all now

My XBOX 360 won't work. It has 2 arcs on the on/off button that keep flashing red. It did this a week ago and I haven't tried it until today.
It let me play three songs and then died again doing the same red flashing arcs or half circle on the on/off button. My mom is really upset that she can't talk to someone on the number that was on the front of the year warranty she purchased at the time she also bought the XBOX
360. I have several games which she has invested in the most recent
Guitar Hero IV. Please give us some immediate help!

JonMichael and Tammera Spake

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Hey,
Your prolly not going to like this you have what we like to call RROD (red ring of death), it is a hard ware fault on the Xbox 360. Hopefully you are still under warrenty. I would call Xbox straight away and see if your model is under warrenty. I can try help but in all honesty it is very very hard to fix a red ring of death.

What two rings are they?

Please contact Microsoft warrenty on
http://support.xbox.com/support/en/us/xbox360/contactus.aspx

Hope this helps

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Send it n 2 microsoft. if its under warranty, they will fix it 4 free. u will get 1 month of xbox live gold. takes bout 2-4 weeks to deliver from your house to microsoft and back

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This sounds like your xbox is overheating. If you could try to run it in an area that has a lot of air that flows over the back. you could also plug in a usb fan on the back of the 360. note, if you continue to let the xbox overheat, this could lead to the rings of death which is three rings flashing. If that happens you have no hope. Hope this post helps.

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