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My xbox 360 will not turn on but the power block light is orange

I have upluged usb cabels and the ports are not bent,i have made sure the pins are clean and the controller deos not turn it on either, i was playing oblivion and it turned off and the power light on the brick went orange, now it wont turn on, ive tried taking everything out and putting it back in and rem,oving the hard drive.....i need HELP!!!

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There can be a number of reasons for an Orange light on the Power Adapter. Here is the official link to MS help:

Hope this helps.

Posted on Jul 21, 2009


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