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Red light and no display

How do i fix that problem of red light and no display?

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HAVE WARRENTY DO I STILL REPLACE EPROM MY SELF OR SEND IT BACK

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Just replace the fan

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The red light means that the eprom is fried. replace your eprom

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Hi,
This isn,t really a practical fix.
The Red Light Would indicate overheated Processor Or graphics Chip. No video out, would make the Graphics chip likely suspect. Due to the cost of X-Boxes these days.
My best Solution For you, would be to purchase a second-hand one, From e-bay. And keep yours for a Spare. it,s more cost effective. I,d also recommend going for a later model Crystal With The samsung DVD drive, they,ll read any Disks that you throw at them. especially useful if your going to do any additional works To It.

regards mike @ compurepair.

Posted on Mar 06, 2008

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Red light problem


If you are getting the red light error this is caused by different things depending on how many red lights you having showing up:

1 red light is the display chip overheating

2 red lights is the whole console overheating and you should try and cool it down to fix this.

3 red lights is the most common error and it is caused by the GPU and the CPU overheating, you will need to stop the heat build up.

4 red lights is just the AV cable not plugged in normally.

To fix the 1, 2 , 3 red light error you will need to send it in and they will fix it for you.

The only problem is that this can take about 4 weeks and you will also have to pay out a repair fee to fix the problem.

The other way is to use a good Xbox 360 Repair guide that will show you how to stop the heat build up on the chips.

There are a few of them about but i have put together a list of the top sites HERE.

I hope this helps and if so please rate it so it can help others.

Jan 07, 2011 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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M y Xbox 360 has a red light when i turn it on


Here is the red lights and what they mean:

1 red light is a display chip error and you will need to get it repaired.

2 red lights is the overheating error and you may be able to fix this by cooling down the system as long as no damage has been done.

3 red lights is a hardware error and this is the most common, you will need to get this fixed as it is a hardware failure.

4 red lights is the AV cable that is not plugged in properly.

Now you can fix these by sending it in and they will fix it for you although for some of the errors you will need to pay out $140 in repair fees.

The other way that you can fix it is by using a good Xbox 360 Repair guide and I have put together a review of the best guides HERE.

If you find this solution helps you please rate it so it can help others.

Jan 02, 2011 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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Red ring at start up how dew i fix it


If you have the red light at start up here is how you can tell what is wrong with the system:

1 red light: This is the scaler or display chip you will need to get this repaired - see below.

Sometimes you will get an "E" Error message as well.

2 red lights - Pure and simple overheating, you will need to stop the heat build up in order to play your games again.

3 red lights - Most common error and happens when the GPU and the CPU overheat and the soldering snaps off you will need to repair this.

4 red lights - Good news you just need to plug your AV cable into the back of the Xbox 360 and it will work for you.

To fix the 1 and 3 red light you will need to send it in and they will fix it for you.

Or you can fix it yourself using a good Xbox 360 Repair guide, I hope this has helped you and if so place rate this so it can help others.

Jan 01, 2011 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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Xbox 360 one red light bottom right


If you get the Xbox 360 1 red light message, it means that the problem is either with the DVD drive, or with the hard drive.

Fortunately, the Xbox 360 1 red light message is not something that you should worry about. In order to identify which of the two drives the Xbox 360 1 red light messages is referring to, just look the code number that the screen displays. DVD drive errors are identified with the codes E64, E65 and E66, whereas hard drive errors are identified with codes E67, E69 and E79.

Once you identify which error the Xbox 360 1 red light message is pointing to, fixing it is really easy. The guide available at Fix-xbox360.info will tell you what to do in each case, as well as what to do in case you get any of the other Xbox 360 lights messages. Check it out.

Nov 05, 2010 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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I just get the red circle on the front display. I


The red lights is overheating you will need to fix this and to do it you can either send it in or you can use a good guide to fix it from home.

Jun 29, 2010 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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Ps 3 screen will not turn on how do i fix it


  1. Make sure the HDMI cable is connected to the HDMI OUT port on the back of the PLAYSTATION 3 system. Connect the other end of the HDMI cable into the HDMI Input port of the TV or display monitor.
  2. While the PLAYSTATION 3 system is in standby mode (red light on the front of the system), hold down the touch-sensitive power button on the front of the system until the system goes into standby mode again . (So the light cycle would go from: red light --> green light --> then back to red light). This will ensure that you have held down the power button long enough to reset the Video Output Settings.
  3. Turn on the PLAYSTATION 3 system and once the system finishes powering up, the Video Output Settings will automatically reset to the standard resolution (or detect the current display output settings of your TV/monitor).

Jun 28, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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WHEN I TURN IT ON IT DO NOT SHOW NOTHING


  1. Make sure the HDMI cable is connected to the HDMI OUT port on the back of the PLAYSTATION 3 system. Connect the other end of the HDMI cable into the HDMI Input port of the TV or display monitor.
  2. While the PLAYSTATION 3 system is in standby mode (red light on the front of the system), hold down the touch-sensitive power button on the front of the system until the system goes into standby mode again . (So the light cycle would go from: red light --> green light --> then back to red light). This will ensure that you have held down the power button long enough to reset the Video Output Settings.
  3. Turn on the PLAYSTATION 3 system and once the system finishes powering up, the Video Output Settings will automatically reset to the standard resolution (or detect the current display output settings of your TV/monitor).

Jun 28, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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My xbox 360 freezes after being on for a couple of minutes. How do i stop this


If it freezes and then the next time you turn it on has red lights on the console display check out the corresponding Microsoft articles for the number of red rings on the display. They appear in quadrants on it.
1 red ring
2 red rings
3 red rings
4 red rings

If you do not have any rings, your console may just be overheating. Give it a while to cool down and if that doesn't work, give Microsoft a call: 1-800-4MYXBOX. Good Luck!

Jan 05, 2010 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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E73 error and one red ring in the lower right quadrent. AV power cord when unhooked- no red light- when reattached red light reappears.


1 red light is the display chip overheating and to fix it you need to stop the heat build up getting to the main chip to do this you need to send it in or use a good xbox 360 repair guide to fix it

Nov 17, 2009 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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My xbox360 will not stop flashing red


Sorry, only answer is to phone xbox and arrange to have repaired. Good news is its all free and should be back with you in 2 weeks.

Sep 20, 2009 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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