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My console plays my games, but there is a full red ring? what does this mean?

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OUCH! You have the red ring of death! Did you by chance have xbox on it's side for a long period of time instead of flat? If so, that's why. They say there made to do this, just like the old ps2's, It a load of ****. The laser lens circuit will need to be replaced. If you didn't have it on it's side, then you have a bad graphics chip, or cold solder joints, or the motherboard is shot.
Step 1: Turn on the console, and check the light on your power supply loadTOCNode(2, 'moreinformation'); The power supply light is located on the black box that is in the middle of your power cord.

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Figure 2: The Xbox 360 Power Supply light uparrow.gifBack to the top Step 2: If power supply light is green, try this solution loadTOCNode(2, 'moreinformation'); Collapse this imageExpand this image
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Figure 3: Three flashing lights on the Ring of Light with a green power supply light Solution: Submit a console repair request loadTOCNode(3, 'moreinformation'); Your console is in need of a repair. There are no additional troubleshooting steps. To begin the online repair process, click one of the following links:

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Figure 4: Three flashing lights on the Ring of Light with a red, orange, or unlit power supply light Solution 1: Unplug your console, plug it into a different outlet in a different room, and then turn it on loadTOCNode(3, 'moreinformation'); This will help determine whether the problem is with your power supply, your power outlet, or your console. Solution 2: Request a replacement power supply loadTOCNode(3, 'moreinformation'); If the power supply light is still red, orange, or not lit, the problem is with your power supply. Contact Xbox Support to obtain a replacement power supply.

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2. These rings have a tendency of meaning that there is a problem with the system itself. Most companies sell extra insurance to cover this "ROL" Ring of life. You can contact Microsoft by calling them. The number is usually listed on the back of the video game booklets.

I wish you the best and I hope this resolved your problem

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http://support.microsoft.com/kb/907534

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