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The power button on my 360 puts the one green light on the right instead of the left

I have one controller(wireless)that is hooked up to my 360.Today it just so happened that the one quarter green ring of light went to the right instead of the left.So now my controller shows it on the left but my console shows it on the right.Anybody have any ideas what I should do.

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I have a very similar problem I had a few days ago. But what I did was I shut down the Xbox 360 console completely. Then I unplugged the power cord from the Xbox 360 console and the wall outlet, and then I disconnected the batteries from the wireless controller. let it sit for about 5 min. Then plugged everything back in, and finally I hit the the wireless connecting buttons on both the Xbox 360 console itself, and the wireless controller(s).

And from then on, I have had no problems, what so ever since I did that (above).

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Ur problem more than likely is that you layed ur xbox 360 down on its side or upright if so put it which ever way its not right now. if u didnt flip it and the green light is like u say then flip it which ever way its not and then flip it back again. the green lights have sensors in them that tell when the 360 is being flipped upright or on its side so when u flip it the lights flip which way u flip it.

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