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Xbox 360 slim wont turn on but it beeps and lights up

Whenever i hit the power button or eject button it beeps and lights up like it was going to turn on but then just turns back off. It doesnt show anything on the tv and i am using HDMI. The power brick is orange no matter where i plug it in to.

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There is a short somewere In the system and it is in protect mode and will not turn on so that the console does not get harmed anymore than it already is. the best solution for this is to send it in to Microsoft and get this problem fixed

Posted on Jul 17, 2013

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SOURCE: power cable light is orange and xbox 360 wont turn on

try checking the usb is it damaged? the pins in the usb may be shorted to ground..pry any pins up and the system will work..this happened to me.

Posted on Mar 02, 2009

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SOURCE: power brick colour

Alright, lets fix this!
 Xbox 360 power supply light is orange or yellow.
Usually when the Xbox 360 power supply light is orange it's on standby so there is no problem with your Xbox 360 console but the power supply can't supply it with power !

First you have to try unplugging the Xbox 360 power supply from the console & unplugging the power cord from the wall outlet also unplug the Xbox 360 power supply from the power cord, wait for a minute then reconnect it all back , also try it on another wall outlet without any extension cords at all.
If it's still doing the same it will be definitely a fault with the Xbox 360 power supply.
So, in this case please contact Xbox 360 customer support to fulfill the Xbox 360 power supply.

Xbox 360 power supply light is red.
There is something wrong with the Xbox 360 power supply connection so try unplugging the Xbox 360 power supply from the console & unplugging the power cord from the wall outlet also unplug the Xbox 360 power supply from the power cord, wait for minute then reconnect it all back , also try it on another wall outlet without any extension cord at all.

If it's still red that would be for sure a fault with the Xbox 360 power supply .
So, then contact Xbox 360 customer support to fulfill your Xbox 360 power supply .



You can also find replacement power cords many places online. See if you can get your hands on another cord and try that to see if its the current power cord.
Hope this helps you out! Please don't forget to rate :)

Posted on Apr 10, 2009

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SOURCE: XBOX 360 power brick flashing orange and green

according to the microsoft website:

The power supply has several built-in safeguards to help prevent damage to either the console or to the power supply itself. The power supply can turn itself off when there is too much current, too much voltage, or too high a temperature. Under these conditions, the light on the power supply will turn from green to orange or to red. Or, the light will turn off. When the power supply light is green, the power supply is working correctly.

To help the power supply work correctly, always try to use the following best practices:

  • Make sure that all ventilation openings in the power supply are free to ventilate.
  • Do not put the power supply on a bed, on a sofa, or on any other soft surface that may block ventilation openings.
  • Do not put the power supply in a confined space, such as a bookcase, a rack, or a stereo cabinet, unless the space is well ventilated.
  • Do not put the power supply on a stereo speaker, an amplifier, or a heat source such as a radiator or a heat register.
  • Plug the power supply directly into a wall outlet. In other words, do not use extension cords or power strips.
Basically, feel if it is overheated. if it is let it cool down. If not try a different wall socket. If that doesn't work you probably have a problem with your power brick or console. Try borrowing someone else's power cords.

Posted on Jun 15, 2009

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SOURCE: Power Bar has a red light, xbox wont turn on

OK, this is a power supply issue here. you will need to replace the power supply board asap/ it is malfunctioning.

Contact Microsoft for this repair.

Posted on Jun 22, 2009

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SOURCE: My Xbox 360 won't turn on. When I plug the power

Sounds like a bad power supply, or on two occasions I have found that one of the USB ports had a bent pin which was shorted to the metal housing, which wouldn't let the unit power on. So check all of the USB ports

Posted on Dec 04, 2009

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