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Problems turning it on

Hello i have the original 360 not elite, i bought it brand new one only couple of months ago, but it takes me about 3 attempts to turn it on, few occasions red rings appear.. other than that it is fine..

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Re: problems turning it on

I've heard about the Red Ring of Death, in which the ring glows red. This is an unfixable problem with the hardrive and you have to get a new one. But since yours turns on sometimes, it might not be it. If i were you I'd think about taking it back.

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Try unplugging all the cables. Let it rest for a couple of minutes. Then plug everything in and see what happens.
Common problems with the xbox is overheating, RROD, corrupted video, dotted lines accross the screen.

Try contacting the store where it was bought. See if they can replace it for you. Some places have 90 days warranty.

If that doesnt work then you need to contact microsoft and fill out a repair order. I myself had 3 RRODs and they were all fixed in less than 5 days, sending it in to Microsoft.

Their site is:

Follow the instructions and if needed give them a call.

Dont feel bad, more than half of all xboxes sold have had this issue come up. I myself had it happen 3 times with two different Xboxes. 1 original and 1 elite.

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I brought ebox 360 elite seven months ago and now there is 3 flashing red lights on it can you assist me and tell me what may be the problem

its dead call microsoft at 1-800-4my-xbox if your warrenty is up pay for its fix or fix it your self its simple but it can take time and not 100% gureted fix if you send it in they might send you a new one back depending on the condition

Dec 20, 2010 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Elite Console - Black

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Buyed xbox 360 elite 3 days ago it had problems on the first day waited 20min first time , then it had problems again had tow wait 40mins and today it wont answer at all it says reading then it says open...

Well, if you bought it new from a retailer, you should probably take it back and explain to them whats wrong. otherwise, if you obtained it by some other means, you'll have to have it fixed by a games or electronics store. For a temporary fix though you could try something I found that worked for me on youtube. Good Luck friend.

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Red circle of death

if you bought less than 12 months ago, you pay nothing when you notify microsoft calling 18004MYXBOX. An expensive way to deal with this is simply getting the xbox elite which never has this problem at all!

Oct 31, 2008 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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3red flashing lights

Hey Tafari, It's an overheating issue that is common in xbox 360 models made between a certain date range. I had the same problem a few months ago.

All you gotta do is contact Microsoft tech support and provide them with your serial number. They'll ask you a couple of questions and then they'll get you to ship them the 360. (They pay for shipping)

They'll try to repair it, but if your lucky like me, you might get a new xbox 360 with 1 month of xbox live for free.

Hope this helps. Worked for me, should work for you.

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