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I bought son a xbox 360 ( no hard drive ) refurbished for 199.99. I am so upset now because the store where I got it said it just like buying a new one. 1 - I didn't know new ones were the same price in which I would have a warranty and second - he had open heart surgery and came through it like a champ and I told them I was limited on funds and they took advantage of us I feel.....ok enough of that.... It now has 3 red rings and the power supply light turns green when this happens and I just tried one more time to play a game for him and I got an error code of E 79, so I guess a couple of things are going on ? sherry

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Well i actually just talked to micosoft this morning, and they said you have up to three years of of warrenty (ONLY ON THE RED RING OF DEATH) which is your problom...so call up microsoft 1-800-4myxbox..and see if your xbox is still under warrenty, cuz then you can get it fixed for free, i did this before. If you looking maybe save money, and you arnt completly electronics illiterate, there are guides online you can use to repair the problom yourself, and virtually any part you may need can be found on ebay, but be aware, if you do this then you will void the warrenty (if it hasnt run out already since it a referb) repairs for this if it wasnt under warrenty are generally around 120$...so honestly if you spent that kind of money, your better of buying a new system alltogether..hope this helped

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