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Vertical red lines on screen

The problem started a few days ago. The first thing that happened is, while playing saints row, the game froze. When it froze red vertical lines appeared on the screen. I rebooted the x box and the problem disapeared. The next day I turned it on and it froze in the same manner, so i rebooted it again. This time when the game was starting red vertical lines appeared over the start up screen. The problem cleared a few seconds later, but when gameplay began the red vertical lines appeared again. This time the game did not freeze but the red vertical lines were present over the screen while game play continued underneath. I have no idea what to do.

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