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XBOX 360 no video with sound after playing HALO 3

When i was playing halo 3 online my t.v. screen turn to a green tint color and the graphic were greenish too but you could still see. So I turn it off when i turn it back on the screen was black with really small dot it lines running cross the screen, but i could still hear the sound on my T.V. I try everything like unpluging the A/V, and switching T.V.s but nothing work. The only thing i want to know what is the real problem. Is it when i play halo 3 that screw up my 360 or something else. Thanks

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  • aerostal Nov 25, 2007

    same problem but it was halo 2 same symtums and everything did you get it fixed?

  • controler7 Nov 25, 2007

    While playing halo 3 online, the T.V. screen turned to a green color and the graphics were greenish too but you could still see. I turned it off and when I turned it back on the screen was black with really small lines running cross the screen, but I could still hear the sound. I tried everything like unpluging the A/V, and switching T.V.s, changing hard drives, nothing works. Is there a video card that goes bad? Is it a CD lens reading problem?

  • Anonymous Nov 27, 2007

    Same Problem

  • Sully36 Nov 27, 2007

    Same except mine went to a blue screen and I couldn't see anything, and now my TV acts as though there is no input.

  • Sirlance69 Nov 27, 2007

    While playing Smackdown Vs Raw it went black with sound. I tried the towel trick and I got the 360 to work for a day. Now every other day when i want to play I have to over heat the machine then restart it and it works for the next 24. I am putting mine in the shop and enjoy my problem free WII for a while.

  • Anonymous Dec 24, 2007

    unplayable disc.

  • dank1974 Apr 16, 2008

    same problem while playing halo3, screen gets skewed with green and blue. then when I reboot I get no picture and no sound but the xbox works ( freinds can see I am online). thought it was the cable so I replaced it but get the same problem after playing for about 10 minutes. what is the towel trick?

  • caleb a Nov 27, 2008

    yea i play call of duty 4 but my screen would appear with green tint to it then some sed and it was hard to see then it finaly wont show any video at all is it my cables or my x box 360 and ye ai still hear sound 2

  • werewolf309 Nov 28, 2008

    wen i go to turn on my 360 i get no picture but i get sound. while i was playing call of duty 4 modern warfare my screen just went fuzzy and i had try ed unplugging it and wen i plugged it back in i got nothing but sound.

  • Anonymous Dec 14, 2008

    ******* assholes at microsoft

  • Anonymous Apr 08, 2009

    When playing any cd or game the whole picture is heavy on the Green tint. And on CD's there is a buzzing sound.



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This sounds like the e74 error ,these dots will make the screen fuzzy like cod 4 and 5 its the video chip thats near the av cable slot need service and can result to one ring of death aka e74 error.

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This has happened to me also. I realized that i had put the wrong component cable in the wrong slot. Try moving them around and putting them in the right ports or just use HDMI.

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There is no problem with the TV, input, output or the game. There is something fundamentally wrong with the hardware. I also had this happen directly after the towel trick. There seems to be a direct correlation between the two.

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