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Xbox 360 has sound but no picture on HD setting

My xbox 360 worked fine at my house, i drove 3 smooth hours to Atlanta to my parents house. I hook up my xbox and the sound works but the screen is a grey static that changes with the different parts of the boot up. I know its not the AV cable or the TV because I hooked up my brothers xbox to the same set up and it works. Any advice would be very helpful since my warranty is over.

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  • CadillacV06 Dec 16, 2007

    Oh and when i change it to the TV on the AV cable it works, but when i put it on the HD setting it does have picture just sound

  • subnsxr Dec 23, 2007

    same here, it started out with a little green smearing on the screen and then it just went out, no signal being received by my TV. The standard tv setting on the switch works.

  • Anonymous Jan 21, 2008

    3 flashing red light

  • Anonymous Apr 08, 2008

    my xbox360 when set up works but without picture.theres no red lights showing unless you disconect the hd av cable.this is doing my head in and any help given would be apriciated




  • JackHammerer Apr 08, 2008

    I have gotten a new av cable from Microsoft (hooked up correctly, in different ports, and on different tvs) and even sent it (console) to be repaired, they sent me a new one back and what do you know it still doesn't work right. I am using an HDTV, that i have played on in HD with another 360, why didn't getting a new unit fix this? Every time i call customer support, they haven't heard of this problem

    I understand that this could be a compatibility issue but, why doesn't, it work on other HDTVs and not just mine.

  • Anonymous Sep 13, 2008

    my x box has just no picture just sound ive tried it on every tv in the house its gay

  • emnems Oct 29, 2008

    blue screen ,no picture, but has sound

  • knighty209 Dec 27, 2008

    When i Plug mine in It works fine on Tv setting But on Hd it doesnt and my Tv is Hd

  • Karatepunk Feb 28, 2009

    my xbox has worked fine till now. i get sound just fine but no picture on either tv settings or hdmi settings i even went and bout brand new cords but nothing changed

  • Anonymous Mar 01, 2009

    my 360 has sound but no picture the screen is black with static goin around it

  • dpivonka Mar 21, 2009

    i was playing cod4 then the screen stated changing crazy colors so i shut off my xbox and turned it back on then there was no video or sound

  • Anonymous May 02, 2009

    Image is scrambled when attempting to use HD settings. same problem on several different TV's. Ive even used sound cues to try and change the settings when the screen is scrambled but no luck

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It's the system I've got the same problem. You just need to call 1-800-4My-Xbox, get an agent on the line and ask them for a box to send your 360 in.

Posted on Feb 01, 2008

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This site here has a guide that can fix alot of the probs. http://xbox-360-3-red-lights-fix.blogspot.com/

Posted on Dec 23, 2007

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Well myxbox was working fine then the colors went crazy, i was play GTA San Andreas on my 360 and the yellow bled everywhere, i wiggled yellow colored cord (video) and still was ditorted, so i turned off and on my 360 and i got diagnol dotted lines with sound, but nno picture..

I tried everything only thing that worked was the towel trick. type in 'towel trick' on youtube search. very simple technique

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Is the tv rated for HD? if its not the inputs will be at a wrong voltage and will create that snow like effect.

Is the TV you normally game on HD?

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