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Okay well my xbox started to freeze then i turned it off then when I turned it back on i got the three red rings

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Yes the reason it starts to freeze is when the GPU and the CPU are overheating and then eventually you get the 3 red lights because they overheat too much and shut down.

All you need to do is stop the heat build up and you will be able to play your games again.

To do this you need to send it back into Microsoft or use a good guide to fix this problem.

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