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Xbox 360 doesn't turn on but rings do...

One day I came home and my 360 had RROD. So.. My dad looked it up on Craig's List and there was a teen around here who fixes. He fixed it and I was playing again when BOOM!! It happened again... So I left my 360 where it was for like 5 weeks until all my friends were getting Halo 3 and I was like I NEED 360 ALIVE!!!!! So I found a professional place and was gonna get it fixed when my dad found out it was $45 not $25. So then I followed a tutorial to fix it myself. Turned it on and... Green Lights came on then 2 red lights, it got loud, and shut off. I WAS LIKE WTF!!!!! So the next day I try the penny fix. Turn it on and... It doesn't even turn on... 3 red lights... Please... HELP ME!!!
I'm gonna try to get rid of the penny fix and hope it works (fingers crossed) Then I'm gonna take it to pro people.

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Well now sense it doesnt turn on they pro may be able to fix it but it will cost about the same as a new one

Posted on Jul 24, 2009

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    well now sense it doesnt turn on they pro may be able to fix it but it will cost about the same as a new one


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No u can fix it go to radio shack buy some thermal grease and plastic washers and small screws and open the 360 and take off the clamp and take off the heat sinks and clean off the grease with alcohol and buff the gpu and put the new past on and put the new screws on the back do not put the clamp on

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