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Xbox 360 lost all power

All games worked fine until I started Halo 3, played for 5 minutes then lost all power on the unit.

Have tried unplugging it and plugging back in. No luck.

Did not see "red ring of death"

Any suggestions?

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  • mjryan99 Feb 10, 2009

    I just went and unplugged the power from the wall then plugged it back.

    The light on the power adapter was orange. I turned the unit on and it worked.

    Played Halo 3 for 30 minutes and all was well.

    To answer your question the power light on the adapter was green before I unplugged it from wall.


  • Anonymous Feb 10, 2009

    had the same problem. it would lose power and not turn on for a while and when it finally did it got the red ring and i send it to microsoft to get a new one.

  • Aegis Kay
    Aegis Kay May 11, 2010

    Is your Xbox 360 plugged into a plug board with surge protection or directly into the mains supply?

  • Rafael P?nto
    Rafael P?nto May 11, 2010

    The problem occurs with Halo 3 only, or other games as well?

  • Ben Wabnick
    Ben Wabnick May 11, 2010

    Two things, do you have no power to the xbox whatsoever? Also what color is the LED on your power adaptor?

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Probably over heating of power supply.

take a air gun and blow out the little vent holes at each end, also listen to hear if the fan comes on, inside the power supply.

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