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Red Lights, Sounds and scratching discs

Ok lets get started on tis well wat happened is i put a game in then play for ages then wat happend is it froze up so i turned it off then wen i turned it back on it had 4 red light yes that is right FOUR red lights then i kept on trying it like about six to ten times the wat happed it the screen would stay black and all four red light were flashing. And im sure you all know that is can lie down and stand up so it was lied down then when i stood it up it made this hell loud sound like mabey a mashine gun and the TV started beeping and all tis crap so i had to turn it all off and wen i got the disc out it was all scratched.
Trust me please dont say open it up cause i tryed with my dad and then there was tis little piece that fell out and we think it might have snapped out
P.S. i know tis is long and i know most of u r properly boys but im a 12 yr old girl and i love my xbox so much and i reli reli reli reli want it fixed it sound weird that im a girl but i am a little bit tomboy so help me PLEASE im so upset that it got screwed up

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Allright the four red lights is an over heating error that MS could have taken care of. When you moved the system from being layed down to standing up if the CD was still moving you probably scratched and or broke your game inside the system. This is not covered under there warranty you will probably be stuck with a bill from MS for around 140$. sorry I hope this helps.

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