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Xbox 360 red light

My daughter has had her xbox for 10 months. About 3 months ago she began having problems with blinking red lights. The red light will begin blinking and if the game is not removed fast enough it gets a ring etched on the disk. This has happened to four of her games already. These games will no longer play on her xbox. We purchased the extended warrente but can not find the receipt. Can her xbox be sent back and be fixed? What about the games?

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  • juileb Nov 11, 2007

    my xbox is flashing red wot can i do

  • Anonymous Nov 11, 2007

    my xbox360(wired and wireless) controllers wont turn on, but will turn on the xbox360 then when the xbox360 turns on it starts to blink red

  • bobfish Nov 12, 2007

    I have the xbox ring of death.

  • Anonymous Nov 16, 2007

    even if there isnt a game in the system it still blnks when i turn it on

  • Anonymous Dec 08, 2007

    I have the three rings of death as people call it and please im begging u to help me with this promblem please email me at mikeucrayze@yahoo.com.

  • lemb0208 Dec 29, 2007

    red light blinks every second and nothings appearing in the TV consol noerror message just blinks

  • Anonymous Dec 29, 2007

    we put the game in the console and when we turn it on and push the big button, it turns green and then automatically red and starts flashing. we tried to undo everything and unplug everything and give it a second. It worked the first time, but then after that we treid to do it again after we played and it didnt work. We even waited hours and came back but it stilll flashed red.

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Unfortunately there is nothing that you can directly do to fix this problem without voiding your warranty,. This means that if you attempt to repair it and fail MS will not fix it for you.. The "Fix" posted by others SOMETIMES works, but NOT ALWAYS.

Pleae be careful with your expesive gear!

You have a hardware failure. Microsoft will repair your unit for you under warranty / recall.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/907534

Sorry to be the bearer of bad news.

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Posted on Nov 16, 2007

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James at joystiq fixed his own 360 that was flashing three red lights, which indicates an internal error.
If you have this problem try to fix it yourself before sending the unit in.
1) Remove your hard drive and/or memory units.
2) Run “Initial Setup” under the system blade.
3) Decline inserting HDD or memory unit when prompted.
4) Sync your controller and pop in a game.
It might save your xbox 360 a repair return.

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