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Xbox 360 when i turn it on it will play for about 10 minutes then it will show a red light then it will tell me to go to this website i dont know what to do can you help me?

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If it is 1 light, ur harddrive is fried, and they will replace it if u still have ur 3 year warranty

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If it is 3 red lights you need to call 1-800-4myxbox they will try to fix your problem if it doesnt they will ship you a box that you put your 360 in and ship it to them no charge. They will send a new one or repair your old and send it back. if it is just 2 red lights then your xbox has overheated and you need to let it rest. You should call the number i provieded and explain it to them they are microsoft's experts and will assist you as needed.

Posted on Jan 13, 2008

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It is possible to open your Xbox 360 and fix the problem, which isn't recommended, but there are many tutorials, but if it is not 3 red lights then you don't have the Red Ring of Death. If the whole ring around the Xbox 360 is red then this means that either the Audio-Video cable is not connected properly, or the Xbox 360 is not detecting it. You can try cleaning the AV cable or you could try buying a new AV cable. The easiest way to decide on what you should do is go to:
That is the specific page for your problem and should give you a solution, and if it does not, then you should be able to contact Microsoft, and if it is still under manufacturer's warranty, then they should be able to fix it for free.
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My xbox 360 is showing one red light flashing and the message E74

sorry man ur xbox 360 i done for its ur video chip that has gone. u can try this but if it dont work than thats it for ur xbox 360. disconect the xbox 360 fans. let it heat up a little than if u see two red lights disconnected for 20 minutes than try it if it dont work ur xbox is done for.

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2 red flashing lights

The Xbox console is overheated.
  1. Let your Xbox 360 console cool. You may have to wait several hours for your console to cool enough. Don't turn on your Xbox 360 console when the console is hot.
  2. Verify that your Xbox 360 console has enough ventilation and that the fans are operating.
  3. If the two lights continue to flash red after you try steps 1 and 2, contact Xbox Customer Support.
To try to prevent this problem, follow these precautions:
  • Don't block any ventilation openings on your Xbox 360 console.
  • Don't put your Xbox 360 console on a bed, on a sofa, on a carpet floor, or on any other soft surface that may block ventilation openings.
  • Don't put your Xbox 360 console in a confined space, such as a bookcase, a rack, or a stereo cabinet, unless the space is well ventilated.
  • Don't put your Xbox 360 console near any heat source, such as a radiator, a heat register, a stove, or an amplifier.
Taken from Microsoft support.

Best of Luck.


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As playing Xbox 360 system shuts off two red lights occurs.

Two red lights mean your 360 is over exceeding the inside temperature. Your fan must not be working at all and your 360 is overheating tremendously. That is what I know about the 2 red lights. Im not sure what to tell you to fix this but to just call 18004myxbox.

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