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I have 2 red rings on my xbox 360 but i dont understand what they mean...

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    Does the screen show an error E74 ? Anyway flashing 2 red lights is an error for overheating.

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The 2 flashing red lights may indicate that there is a hardware problem with your Xbox 360 console. The main thing that causes the 2 red lights to start flashing is because of overheating and as the motherboard within the console takes more heat it actually warps and bends until the solders become loose.

Once this happens you will receive the 2 red lights. Even before you get the 2 red lights you may have noticed your games freezing and this is caused in the same way, by overheating. As the chips take more heat they shut off to prevent lasting damage, although they can only do this a number of times until you get the Xbox 360 2 Red Lights.

To fix the problem you need to stop the level of heat the motherboard takes and you can do this in a number of ways, but it will involve opening up your Xbox and working on it. In addition, you could always send your Xbox back to Microsoft as they are offering free repair for this error, you will just need to wait 3-4 weeks that's all.

There is one more option available in the form of DIY Video Guide, that will explain you step by step approach to fix red ring of death within one hour without any technical knowledge.

Posted on Mar 05, 2009

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SYMPTOMS The two left quadrants of the Ring of Light flash red on the front of your Xbox... loadTOCNode(1, 'symptoms'); The two left quadrants of the Ring of Light flash red on the front of your Xbox 360 console. i have 2 red rings - uparrow.gifBack to the top CAUSE This problem may occur when the Xbox console is too hot or is overheating. The flashing lights mean that the internal temperature of your Xbox 360 console has exceeded acceptable temperature limits. loadTOCNode(1, 'whattotry');

  1. Let your Xbox 360 console cool. You may have to wait several hours for your Xbox 360 console to cool enough. Don't turn on your Xbox 360 console when the console is hot.
  2. Verify that your Xbox 360 console has enough ventilation and that the fans are operating. For more information about ventilation, see the "More Information" section.
  3. If the two lights continue to flash red after you try steps 1 and 2, contact Xbox Customer Support. For more information about how to contact Xbox Customer Support, please visit the Xbox Support (http://www.xbox.com/support/) Web site.
loadTOCNode(1, 'moreinformation'); To try to prevent this problem, use the following precautions:
  • Don't block any ventilation openings on your Xbox 360 console.
  • Don't put your Xbox 360 console on a bed, on a sofa, on a carpet floor, or on any other soft surface that may block ventilation openings.
  • Don't put your Xbox 360 console in a confined space, such as a bookcase, a rack, or a stereo cabinet, unless the space is well ventilated.
  • Don't put your Xbox 360 console near any heat source, such as a radiator, a heat register, a stove, or an amplifier.

Posted on Jan 13, 2009

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You have an over heating problem. Google "Air Flow Box" or search ebay for it. This will greatly improve the air flow in your xbox 360 you will also get parts and thermal compound to do the X-clamp fix. With a little luck and if you havn't fried your console you will have it up and running again no problems.

Posted on Mar 22, 2009

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SOURCE: 360 Xbox problem Three red rings

Unfortunately there is nothing that you can directly do to fix this problem.

You have a hardware failure. Microsoft will repair your unit for you under warranty / recall.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/907534

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Posted on Nov 16, 2007

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SOURCE: Xbox 360 problem with scratching disks

If your xbox is making that ring around your disc chances are you are playing your xbox standing up, if you lay the xbox down on its side this may fix the problem atleast it did for me. And as for the the midnight club freezing all the time it is still doing this on my xbox, copy the game to hard drive, and it should deffinitly limit the game from freezing, it worked for me.

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Posted on Jun 13, 2009

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SOURCE: xbox 360 red rings freezing

the red ring of death means you have a bricked XBOX.
something has gone wrong with the hardware inside, and you need to take it back to the shop you purchased it from, so they can replace it under warranty.this is not an unusual problem to encounter, but unfortunately, can only be repaired by qualified repair specialists. the best they can do for you, is either swap out the hardware and give you a new box, or they send yours away and you wait the 4-6 weeks for it to be repaired and sent back..

Posted on Sep 28, 2009

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SOURCE: Rings of death

check out this site it will give you what your codes mean.

http://xbox-experts.com/

Posted on May 29, 2010

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SOURCE: xbox 360 3 red rings no action taken yet

its called the ring of death.get.grab some towlels remove your hard drive. DO NOT UNPLUG YOUR CORDS!wrap the xbox 360 with your towlel with two towlels and wrap it tight.keep it in there on for 20min then you bring it out then it should be trun off because it over heated then you want to cool it down saw 20min again then put back your hard drive.

Posted on Dec 12, 2010

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