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2 lights my 360 is is flashing with 2 lights and everytime i turn on the console it just flashes off and sometimes it will play for awhile then it will start flashing and also it won't read all my games

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  • dennisbrack Nov 18, 2007

    consul lights up, centre of lights is on but only middle light is on in green, no sound, no vision, consul wurs and buzzes, all connections secure.

    disci in tray makes no difference. worked well for a year no problems,

    is it a bin job? regards DB



    have tried several games, have checked all connections,

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This behavior occurs when the internal temperature of the console exceeds the acceptable limits. You may think of this as too hot, overheating, and so on. 1. Let the Xbox 360 console cool. Note You may have to wait several hours for the console to cool enough. Do not turn on the console when the console is hot. 2. Verify that the console has sufficient ventilation and that the fans are operating. 3. If the two lights continue to flash redafter you try steps 1 and 2, contact Xbox Customer Service To try to prevent this problem, use the following precautions:? Do not block any ventilation openings on the Xbox 360 console. ? Do not put the Xbox 360 console on a bed, on a sofa, on a carpet floor, or on any other soft surface that may block ventilation openings. ? Do not put the Xbox 360 console in a confined space, such as a bookcase, a rack, or a stereo cabinet, unless the space is well-ventilated. ? Do not put the Xbox 360 console near any heat source, such as a radiator, a heat register, a stove, or an amplifier.

Posted on Sep 20, 2007

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    R J Nov 27, 2007

    HOW IS THIS INNAPROPRIATE> CAME FROM MICROSOFT THEMSELFS>>>>>

    check yourself

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