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Red light on my xbox 360

When i turn my xbox 360 on, the green light around the power button turns red and i cannot load any games

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  • travis w Nov 24, 2008

    i have one red light on

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    when i turn it on the hard drive does not spin up. i get a red dot in the middle of the power button.

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    When I turn my xbox 360s on without the av or hdmi connected I get a green flashing light on the power button and When I connect either i get a steady red light and an E-82 error



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Also check the av cable if there is 4 red lights

Posted on Feb 11, 2008

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Turn console of, hold sync button down wich is the small white button next memory card slots, while holding turn on console and wait till it boots. If this does not work go to system blade, select memory, press y on the HD symbol, press xx left bumper right bumper xx, select yes. This will restart your console from scratch though all profiles and saved data will be lost, but it will clear any corupt data.

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