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You guessed it, white lines

I guess i'll join the thousands on here by saying I have the white lines problem, happened to me while playing call of duty 4. The buildings started turning green, the grenades exploded into green smoke, so I reset the console & I haven't had anything but rows of white lines on the screen since. no flashing red lights unless I unplug the componenet cable, bought new component cables but that didn't work. My 360 has been doing this since december 9th 2007. I have no warranty so I need instructions on how to fix this my self, I have already taken the entire system apart, I can handle maintenance myself, just need the know how, where is the source of this problem in the console most common in this situation?

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Re: you guessed it, white lines

Does this happen in all games? If so, there is definitely line interference. Try swapping input/output cables, try component, HD, optical etc. input lines. Make sure when you test that there are no other things attached to your tv like vcr's and tivo. Just the xbox and the tv. If you exhausted all the i/o line tests. Then the last thing to check is your power supply, power supplies tend to affect video signals too...

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Re: you guessed it, white lines

Does this happen with all other games? If it's just this game then maybe the game disc is damaged (try cleaning or replacing). If it's with all games then maybe the problem lies in the laser. It could have malfunctioned or simply requires a cleaning.

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