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Xbox 360 and wii console problems

My xbox 360 is flashing a red light on the standby button and wont load games x also can you attach a web n walk(tmobile) to a wii console x

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  • Collin Haugen May 11, 2010

    How many red lights are flashing on your XBOX console. If it is 1 light, that is a general system hardware failure. 2 lights means it is overheating. 3 lights means you have the red ring of death which means your XBOX has overheated and the GPU chip must be Red Ring Fixed. And last but not least 4 rings means your video chip has gone bad or your AV cable is bad. Please reply on the number of lights that are lit up.
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    As for the Wii question...I have no clue. Sorry.


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As far as the XBOX console let collinhaugen know on the lights but to answer you on the Wii no you cannot attach a web n walk (T-Mobile) to a wii console it will not work

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Problems Go Through the Roof for Xbox 360 Vs. Wii


Here at FixYa, we have our community members solve problems dealing with all kinds of devices. I had a recent problem with my Xbox 360 and when I checked at the amount of problems associated with Video Games Console, I came to a surprising discovery:

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