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Weird green and red discoloration

Ok so sometimes when I turn on my xbox, there will be no video. Instead, there will be purple lines. I can fix this in about an hour by doing the "towel trick" and it will work for anywhere from one time to a week's worth of play. I know when it will be the last time it will work by weird green and red discoloration. I was wondering if anyone else has been having this problem and have come up with a more concrete solution than just the towel trick. Thanks everyone!

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  • GIBBION Mar 09, 2008

    GREEN LINES

  • joey7hebeas7 Mar 28, 2009

    when i play a disk.....the colors are all jacked up...mostly reddish purple lines and it only happens when i play a disk. for instance i play halo and on the home screen it does this so i go to the xbox guide...and the colors on the guide are fine and the backround is good too! but once i get out of it the colors are still jacked up...

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I had this problem with my last 360 that I had, I did the towel trick for about 2 or 3 months and it finally gave up on me. I was forced to turn it in to Microsoft and have them fix it. If you don't have a warranty you will have to pay 150$ to get it fixed. If you don't want it fixed and rather get a new one, Ebay sells new ones for around 230$. I know there are ways to fix it by opening your 360, but you have a greater chance of damaging it even more and ruining your warranty on your 360. Which Microsoft will not fix once you have opened it yourself.

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