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My console turns on fine at first then freezes while starting a game i restart and it flashes red and green and will not start up

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  • lestertoby52 Nov 16, 2009

    when i turn it on i can play downlowded games no problem but when i play a disk it freezes if you restart then it turns green for a few seconds and then green and red

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    Adam Jerome_lagudi May 11, 2010

    At what stage does it flash red and green and do the red lights stay on and if so , what quadrants do they light up in.(player 1,2,3,4 led).

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Yes this sounds like the red rings of death are on the way, this actually happens because the GPU and the CPU lose connection and that is what causes the freeze ups on the console.

To fix this problem you need to stop the heat build up you can do this yourself or you can send it back in and they will fix it for you.

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The fact that it only is impacting disc games makes it sound like either the CD/DVD-drive is bad (which is fairly common) or the GPU is toasted (it overheats quickly on complicated games/graphics).

You can fix both by yourself if you are out of warranty, but if you go to xbox.com you can enter some information and it will automatically see if you are covered for a free repair (they extended the warranty recently)

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The is called the ring of death it usually means there is an internal error and it can only be solved by the manufatuor so call them and the should replace it hope this was helpful:)

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If the player four section is red, you need to send it to microsoft, if its the player one and player three sections are red you have a overheating issue. If the player one three and four are lit up red. you can buy a repair kit on ebay and get a technician to fix it, otherwise if you are getting all red (player one, two , three and four) it is a AV cable issue. Good luck, i hope this helped.

Posted on Nov 18, 2009

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