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I power my 360 the light just blinks and the dvd drive wont open

I just turned my console on and the green light was just blinking and i tried to open my dvd drive and nothing i cant even see my dashboard!!!! :( what should i do???

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Could be that you have your avi cable set to hd mode and play it on a reg tv. or the cable could be bad it self. some times the blinking light is trying to tell you that its not getting the proper signle

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http://www.llamma.com/xbox360/repair/Xbox-360-Disassembly.htm

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