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Xbox 360 hard drive problems help plz read.

Yes i was playing my xbox last night online everything was fine , then the next day i when i cut on my xbox it started up fine i went to my profile (GamerTag) to sign into online as normal it signed me in but put me straight to remaking a new avatar for some reason so yeah i went on with it and take a new gamer piture i didnt want to do any of this over again but it was asking me for some odd reason and wouldnt let me proceed other wise so i proceded when i try to save avatar and gamer pic and go on it wouldnt let me saying couldnt save, so i called xbox live and he lead me to my hard drive and do the xx lb rb xx to fix any hard drive problems i did so still did, then trying to sign into live did same thing tho so while xbox put me on hold i restarted system it stayed on the xbox logo system for ever so i restarted same thing so i decide to take my hard drive out then try to start it and it started fine without the hard drive in the system sucks! cause i need my hard drive and profiles games online ect ect. so i decide to put hard drive back in cut system on and just wait it finlay after 5-10 goes to dash board and runs real slow and it shows no profiles no save games or nothing but it says 13.6 gigs used 6.4 free but none of my stuff it listed, ive only had since x-mas and damn these system is so stressfull you pay for it pay for live to play a month and it always crapping out some one help me thank's.

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  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2009

    word for word what he said..

  • irvanater435 Mar 23, 2009

    when i turn my xbox on it says no profiles found so i take it out and put it back in and it still didnt work and i noticed that my hardrive gets loose and falls sometimes.how do i fix it????

  • Kirema Mar 27, 2009

    Pretty much the same problem. I had just tranferred over the 4 profiles to my new harddrive, and it was fine for a few days. But then, for seemingly no reason at all, it now says "No Profiles Found". I tried reattaching the harddrive many times, and it just didn't make any difference. My saved games are still there, but not the profiles.

  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2014

    went from watching netflix to the dashboard and my profile was gone and my xbox said i had to reformat it so i did and now its saying i cant even use the hard drive in it cuz it cant see that its in the xbox worked fine for days and today it gives me problems what can i do to fix it?

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It sounds like a major Technical defect with the HDD that could happen on old HDD's. How long have you had the HDD for? If it's new, you should be able to take it back to the retailer and request a replacement. If not, check to see if it is still under the Microsoft warrenty. If it is, contact xbox support and they will ask you to send it to them for repair (unfortunately). Make sure you don't move them about too much either - they're traditional HDD's, not SSD's that microsoft use with the 360. However, if it isn't covered at all (i.e. it's a very old drive) you may have to take the plunge and get a new HDD.
I know, it hurts, but at least it isn't the RROD.

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