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XBOX buzzes loudly then freezes. Screen turns Green.

I get the RROD every so often. When I do not get the RROD, I am either playing a game or watching a DVD for maybe about 5 minutes. The system then makes a loud buzzing/cracking noise...then the screen either freezes with whatever picture was on the screen or the picture turns green. When I turn it off and back on from this, the RROD comes back.

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Its not the Disk Drive, not overheating, Many of mine did it just being on for a minute or two, in a clean air conditioned, well ventilated area., without using the disk drive at all.

The problem is the VIDEO CARD which are defective and prone to failure. MS will charge you $99.00 to fix.

There is nothing else you can do.

if you hear a BUZZ and it doesn't freeze it means its going to happen in the near future.

Microsoft is still getting away with selling Defective systems. All systems will fail at some point. I have lost 6 ( 2 off the store shelf had red light ).

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If you under warranty send it back NOW before it does something that MS
will not cover

if you broke the seal than get a proper x clamp mod
it will fix 99% of most problems . I know ,that's what i have
been doing for the last 2 years.

Posted on Jul 03, 2009


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