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Xbox keeps shutting off

My xbox keeps shutting off. I have to keep reseting the red button on the power cord. It will turn off in the midle of a game

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Hi,
Overheating problem, view the XBOX 360 forums, you,ll find answers there for your problem.
Mike @ compurepair.

Posted on Feb 24, 2008

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  1. Restart the console.
  2. If this did not work, there could be a loose cord or cable. First, any cables and power cords that can be removed should be disconnected. Unplug the power cable from the wall plug. Firmly reattach all cables and cords back into the console. Now connect up the power and turn on the console.
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  4. If you are using a defective surge protector, plug strip, or extension cord, your xbox may not be getting adequate power. Try plugging the power brick directly into the wall. This sort of thing happens more often than you might think. My DSL connection used to be very unreliable until I bypassed my surge protector and plugged my modem directly into the wall. I should have done this in the first place rather than making a lot of angry (and useless) phone calls to my internet service provider.
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    Do not place near it any sources of heat. There are obvious sources like heaters and radiators and such. But less obvious sources include the electrical devices that are sitting on top or beneath your xbox.

    Try removing any dust buildup inside the machine.

    Cool off your console with a small fan.

    Don't forget to keep the power brick cool, so keep it off of shaggy carpeting. Better still, place it on an elevated surface. You can even hang the power brick by its cord off of a hook.

    Keep the rear of the console clear. Don't push it up against a wall and keep any debris away. This includes not allowing any cords and cables to get all bunched up in this area.

    Don't do any all day gaming marathons. Limit your gaming to just a few hours, then turn it off and let it cool down for a while. The warmer the room temperature is the shorter your playing time should be.
if all else fails, consider of having your XBOX repaired by a local tech or the nearest XBOX service center. this could be a little expensive but a quicker option..


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